Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
American actress, singer, model, writer, producer, and director Traci Elizabeth Lords who was born Nora Louise Kuzma on May 7, 1968. During the 1980s, she was one of the most popular actresses in the adult entertainment industry.
She left the industry at the age eighteen she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute where she studied method acting with the intention of becoming a mainstream actress. She made her acting debut in 1988 with her lead role in the remake of Roger Corman’s sci-fi classic Not of This Earth. Traci also made appearances in the comedy, Cry-Baby (1990). She has also made several appearances in television series MacGyver, Married… with Children, Tales from the Crypt, Roseanne, Melrose Place, Profiler, First Wave, Gilmore Girls and Will & Grace. She also appeared in films such as Virtuosity (1995), Blade (1998), Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) and most recently Excision (2012), which earned her Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as Fright Meter Award and CinEuphoria Award.
Traci also pursued a career in music. Her song “Love Never Dies” was featured on the soundtrack to the film Pet Sematary Two (1992). She was signed to Radioactive Records and subsequently released her debut studio album, 1000 Fires (1995) which was included on the soundtrack to the film Mortal Kombat (1995) and eventually certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
In 2001, she won the Film Discovery Jury Award for Best Actress, 2005 Spike Video Game Award for Best Supporting Female Performance (2005), Fright Meter Award for Best Supporting Actress (2012), CinEuphoria Award for Best Supporting Actress (2013).
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Traci has been married to Brook Yeaton, a marriage which lasted from 1990 to 1995, she then go married to Ryan Granger in 1999 but they divorced the following year. She is currently married to Jeff Gruenewald (aka Jeff Lee) and they have a son named Joseph.