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QUOTED: Adam Brody's Parents Are 'Pumped' He's Playing a Porn Star | Adam Brody

Adam Brody's Parents Are 'Pumped' He's Playing a Porn Star in Lovelace

Originally posted 07/31/2013 12:15PM

"They're pumped ... They're excited – my parents, particularly, which is sort of perverse, but great. They're proud of their little porn star."

• Adam Brody, telling PEOPLE how his friends and family feel about his role as the late Harry Reems, star of 1972 pornographic cult classic Deep Throat, at the premiere of the biopic Lovelace, at New York City's Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday night. The movie also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Chris Noth, James Franco as Hugh Hefner and Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace.
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Deep Throat's Harry Reems Dies

Harry Reems, Deep Throat Star, Dies at 65

Originally posted 03/20/2013 05:30PM

Harry Reems, the Bronx-born, boy-next-door porn star of the 1970s, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 65.

Reems, who had been living in Park City, Utah, passed away in a VA hospital in Salt Lake City, a longtime pal confirms.

Born Herbert Streicher, the superstud of a dozen major hard-core movies made over 40 years ago, including the groundbreaking Deep Throat, was the only American actor ever to be convicted of obscenity.

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