Porn actress Gloria Leonard dies at 73

Porn actress Gloria Leonard has died at the age of 73. The retired adult star was removed from life support on Monday (03Feb14) after suffering a stroke last week (ends02Feb14) in Hawaii.
Born Gail Leonardi, she first appeared in pornographic films in the 1970s, and in 1977, she became the publisher of High Society magazine, a publication known for featuring nude photographs of celebrities.
Margot Kidder, Ann-Margret and Barbra Streisand all tried to sue bosses at the magazine for printing nude pictures of them.
In addition to her work in the porn industry, Leonard was also a strong advocate for the National Organization for Women and freedom of speech groups, according to the New York Daily News.

by WENN

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