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Aja

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Overview (5)

Born in Westbrook, Maine, USA
Died in Mexico
Birth NameBarbara Lynn Tanguay
Nickname Barbara Cunningham
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Although Florida-born Aja had a short (five-year) career in adult films, it was a memorable one. She only made 80 movies in those four years, but she was a star almost from the beginning of her career. Generally regarded as one of the most naturally beautiful women to have entered the business, her beauty and her habit of plunging headlong into her work helped her become a major fan favorite and earned her awards from just about every industry magazine and trade organization there was. She used her fame as an adult-film performer to enhance her career as a stripper, and after she retired in 1992 she concentrated exclusively on her dancing, and says that she has no plans whatsoever to come back to the porn business.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: frankfob2@yahoo.com

Spouse (1)

John Derringer (? - ?) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (5)

Name is pronounced with a soft J sound ("Asia")
Owner/Producer of "Pleasure Dome Productions" -- an adult video production company.
Adult film actress.
While trying to come up with a professional name, she saw the name "Aja" on the cover of a Steely Dan album, liked it, and used it.
The daughter of David Tanguay and Diana Giguere, Aja attended Westbrook High School in Westbrook, Maine. She had two siblings: brother Michael and sister Rachel. Moreover, Aja was the mother of two children: son Donald and daughter Elizabeth.

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