Annie Sprinkle

1954 - Today

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Annie M. Sprinkle (born Ellen F. Steinberg on July 23, 1954) is an American certified sexologist and advocate for sex work and healthcare. Sprinkle works as a sex educator, feminist stripper, pornographic actress, sex film producer and sex positive feminist, and she identifies as ecosexual. Her education includes a BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts (1986) and, in 1996, she became the first porn star to get a doctorate degree (PhD), which she received in Human Sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, an unaccredited, for-profit, degree-granting institution and resource center, in San Francisco (1996). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annie Sprinkle has received more than 1,077,276 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Annie Sprinkle is the 19th most popular pornographic actor (up from 23rd in 2019), the 3,542nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,474th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Pornographic Actor.

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Among pornographic actors, Annie Sprinkle ranks 19 out of 219Before her are Silvia Saint, Gloria Leonard, Tracey Adams, Moana Pozzi, Mia Khalifa, and Veronica Avluv. After her are Sasha Grey, Alexis Texas, Peter North, John Leslie, Traci Lords, and Vicky Vette.

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Among people born in 1954, Annie Sprinkle ranks 119Before her are Patsy Reddy, James Pickens Jr., Luis Arconada, Peter MacNicol, Jon Krakauer, and Neil Tennant. After her are Brigitte Lin, Lee Chang-dong, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, Abdelilah Benkirane, Akemi Iwata, and Gabi Ashkenazi.

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Among people born in United States, Annie Sprinkle ranks 3,542 out of 15,968Before her are John Petrucci (1967), Melissa Etheridge (1961), Margaret Sullavan (1909), Clarence Clemons (1942), Robert David Hall (1947), and Anthony Franciosa (1928). After her are Jim Abrahams (1944), Freddie Hubbard (1938), Mickey Spillane (1918), Pete Maravich (1947), Nancy Spungen (1958), and Christopher Atkins (1961).


Among pornographic actors born in United States, Annie Sprinkle ranks 13Before her are Georgina Spelvin (1936), Julia Ann (1969), Asa Akira (1986), Gloria Leonard (1940), Tracey Adams (1958), and Veronica Avluv (1972). After her are Sasha Grey (1988), John Leslie (1945), Traci Lords (1968), Brandi Love (1973), Asia Carrera (1973), and Johnny Sins (1978).

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