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Candida Royalle Gone

from The New York Daily News

Former porn star turned director Candida Royalle dies aged 64

By Elizabeth Vanmetre

Former porn star Candida Royalle, regarded as a pioneer for her work in front of and behind the camera, has died after battling ovarian cancer. She was 64.

The actress — whose real name is Candice Vadala — performed in more than two dozen adult films, but was best known for her work as a director, a first in the male-dominated industry.

Royalle studied dance and music at New York’s High School of Art and Design, Parsons School of Design as well as the City University of New York.

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Posted on September 8, 2015 by Editor

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