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Porn Legend Al Parker Dies of AIDS (August 17, 1992)

Alparker Alparker2 Al Parker, one of gay porn's biggest stars, died of AIDS complications on August 17, 1992 at the age of 40.  Between 1977 and 1991 he appeared in more than 20 films, including classics such as Inches, Heavy Equipment and Oversize Load.  Whether wearing his hair long or short, the bearded Parker was the epitome of virility.  In his later years he had his own gay film company, Surge Studios, which was one of the first to require its actors to use condoms during filmed sex scenes.

   

 

Caseydonovan Parker's death came five years after the death of Casey Donovan (Boys in the Sand), the first porn superstar who succumbed to AIDS.  Donovan was 43.  

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