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  • His mother was a cryptographer for the OSS during World War II.
  • High school classmates included actor Reginald VelJohnson and former CIA director George Tenet.
  • An appearance in a 1978 issue of Playgirl magazine led to an adult-film director offering him a movie deal.
  • Was a consultant on 9 1/2 Weeks (1987) and Boogie Nights (1997).
  • Is the subject of the 2001 documentary Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy, and published his memoir, Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz, in 2007.
  • In February, 2013, had back-to-back emergency surgeries for an aneurysm near his heart.
  • Has appeared in more than 2000 adult films and directed more than 280 of them, and has had roles in more than 60 mainstream movies and more than a dozen music videos.
  • Had a limited-edition rum, Ron de Jeremy, named after him.
  • Garnered a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records for  Most Appearances in Adult Films.
  • Had roles in five John Frankenheimer films.


  • Susan — Sister
  • Arnold Hyatt — Father


  • City University of New York, Queens College, Queens, New York, United States (MSEd in Special Education)

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  • Birth Name: Ronald Jeremy Hyatt
  • Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
  • Profession: Adult actor, Actor, Voice-overs, Reality cast member, Director, Screenwriter

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