RIP Gerard Damiano (1928 – 2008)

Still from Deep Throat featuring Linda Lovelace

Gerard Damiano (August 4, 1928October 27, 2008) was an American director of pornographic films. He made the infamous film Deep Throat in 1972 starring Linda Lovelace and Harry Reems, cited in the 2005 documentary Inside Deep Throat as the most profitable film ever made. Other notable films made by Damiano include The Devil in Miss Jones (1973) and the sadomasochistic classic The Story of Joanna (1975).

2 thoughts on “RIP Gerard Damiano (1928 – 2008)

  1. Tim Lucas

    I’ve read elsewhere that he died on Satuday, the 25th, from complications of a stroke. I blogged about Damiano today and credited you with informing me of his passing.

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