R.I.P. Harry Reems, the porn star who kept his porn name

March 21, 2013
Harry Reems (Kevork Djansezian/AP)

“Nobody under 50 even knows who I am now, unless you’re a porn historian, and then you’re really sick.”

Harry Reems, star of 1972’s X-rated sensation “Deep Throat,” telling New York magazine several years ago why he kept his porn name (he was born Herbert Streicher) even after he left the biz to go into real estate. Reems died this week at 65, and his obituary is a good read.

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