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Born1963 (age 5657) [1]
California, U.S. [1]
NationalityAmerican [1]
Other namesTara Collins, [1] Tatiana [1]
Height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m) [1]

Tianna (born 1963 [1] ) a retired American pornographic actress. [1]



Tianna entered the pornographic film industry in the late 1980s. [1] She was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2002. [2]

John Stagliano attributed the success of his 1989 film The Adventures of Buttman to its "unique style", especially during the opening scene. The scene features Stagliano, Tianna, and Jamie Gillis; Stagliano recalled: "[Tianna] looked right at me, actually looking at the camera, it was the first time that something like this had really happened in porn. That to me was a vehicle for being creative and doing weird stuff. It quickly became tremendously popular". [3]

Personal life

As of 2005, Tianna was married to pornographic director Patrick Collins. [4] They entered the industry together in 1989. [5]


1992 AVN Award Best Tease Performance [6] Indian Summer, Parts 1 & 2Won
1994AVN Award Best Supporting ActressFilm [7] JustineWon
1994AVN AwardBest Tease Performance [7] JustineWon
2002AVN Award AVN Hall of Fame [2] N/AN/A

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