John Curtis Holmes (August 8, 1944 – March 13, 1988) better known as John C. Holmes is considered and appreciated as one of the best male porn stars.
Appearing in about 2,500 adult movie scenes, stag films, and pornographic feature movies in the 1970s and 1980s.His golden age is considered to be between 1971-1978. He was best known for his exceptionally large penis, which was heavily promoted as being the longest and thickest in the porn industry, although no definitive measurement of Holmes' actual penis length exists. Near the end of his life, Holmes attracted notoriety for his involvement in the Wonderland murders in 1981, and eventually for his death from complications caused by AIDS.
John was raised by a religious fanatic mother, named Mary, and an abusive al
coholic stepfather, named Harold Bowman. He was a bible student, but at the age of 16 dropped out of school, left home, and went through a stint in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed in West Germany for three years. His most famous character is probably Johnny Wadd, a lusty, always on-the-make detective he played in several crude porno films. In the late ’70 he fell to the drug addiction which put his career to an end, eventually. He was left broke, after spending millions on drugs. He was involved in mafia cartels, robberies and drug dealing to make money. He was diagnosed with AIDS after filming a homosexual porn movie.
It is not known if the HIV virus resulted from his drug addiction, or from his bisexuality problems.
Why do we like John C. Holmes?
A good answer to this question could be because of his charisma. It is known that his golden age in porn movies was marked by a time when the acting abilities were still good, even in porn industry. Girls and women may still find him attractive, because of his penis, which is considered to be the biggest ever in the adult film industry.
Why is John C. Holmes famous?
Mainly, because of his porn acting career. His huge penis and his charisma, made him one of the best and the most prolific porn actors. In the second part of his life, and also the last, he is known for his drug addiction, his death and of course for the Wonderland incident.
Selected feature Movies:
1. Johnny Wadd
3. Liquid Lips
4. Aunt Peg
5. The rise and fall of Roman empress
6. Hard soap, Hard soap
7. Girls on fire
9. The China Cat
10. Oriental Sex Kitten
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