Wiki: Julia Ann (born October 8, 1969) is the stage name of American pornographic actress, feature dancer and Penthouse Pet Julia Tavella; she is a member of the AVN Hall of Fame and the XRCO Hall of Fame.
By age 18 Julia Ann was modelling, then became a professional mud wrestler in Hollywood before becoming one half of the popular touring strip club feature act Blondage, with Janine Lindemulder, in the early 1990s. Their success led to offers to join the adult film industry.
Julia Ann debuted in adult films in 1992 in Andrew Blake's Hidden Obsessions, in a lesbian sex scene with Lindemulder. She has been a contract girl throughout most of her career. Her first exclusive contract was with Vivid Entertainment (during which time she worked solo and also made a series of Blondage films with Lindemulder). Later she had contracts with Digital Playground (1999) and Wicked Pictures (2002). She was again under contract to Wicked Pictures in 2006, but in May 2007 she posted on the members section of her website that she had not renewed her contract with Wicked.
Since 2007 she has worked as a make-up artist.
As of February 2014, she is ranked as the #27 most popular porn performer on the website Freeones.com down from an all-time high of #8.
She has referred to fellow pornographic actress Christy Canyon as one of her "idols" in the business.
Julia Ann has also made appearances as herself on television shows, series, and documentaries such as Rated A for Adult, Night Calls, Give Me Your Soul..., Dreamwagon: Inside the Adult Industry, VS., The Man Show, and How They Make Adult Movies.
In 1989, Julia Ann appeared in the film American Angels: Baptism of Blood.
Along with Inari Vachs and other female porn actresses, Ann was a host of the Playboy TV show Naughty Amateur Home Videos.
In 2013, Julia Ann appeared in a nation-wide commercial for CougarLife.com, a dating site where older women are paired with younger men.