Ginger Lynn Allen is an actress and radio personality who was the first adult film star to make a successful crossover into the mainstream theatrical market resulting in a blossoming and prolific career.
Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, Ginger left her hometown at the age of nineteen. Arriving to Los Angeles in September of 1983, Ginger answered an ad for figure models, and that same day she had an offer to pose for Penthouse Magazine. Many other offers were soon to follow. Although her involvement in adult was brief, lasting only two short years, it led to overnight stardom, and her films continue to top the charts in video rentals today.
In 2002 Ginger Lynn’s fascinating life story, including her romance with Charlie Sheen, her time in prison, and her battle with cancer were told in the 2-hour E! True Hollywood Story, “Ginger Lynn.” She has appeared in over 40 mainstream feature films, video games, and music videos as well as five network television shows. Rob Zombie has cast her in three of his films including “Devil’s Rejects”, “The Lords of Salem”, and most recently “31”.
Ginger took her career from in front of the cameras to the microphone in 2003 when she joined the Sirius XM family, hosting Night Calls on Playboy Radio. In 2010 Ginger moved over to Playboy Radio’s sister station to host their signature show. During these years, Ginger was part of some of the most unforgettable moments in radio, discussed subjects and created segments that became infamous among audiences. Ginger hosted shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, Sturgis, Reno, and Las Vegas.
Currently, Ginger is writing the autobiography E! couldn’t tell — “I did it, I like it, So What!” She has been involved with the Save The Children organization for many years and supported two children in South Africa. Ginger is working with an organization that helps fallen officers’ families as well as providing American soldiers with support and contributions.
Ginger Lynn Allen resides in the Las Vegas area, enjoys spending time with close friends and family, entertaining, painting, yoga and playing with her Rottweiler, Tank.
Fun fact: In 1995, Ginger went toe to toe with Sharon Stone for the lead in Casino. Rumor is, Martin Scorsese wanted her, but the studio wanted Stone. Coincidentally, Stone’s character is named Ginger.