Peter North was born Alden Brown on 11 May 1957. He is a Canadian-born American XXX actor, director, exotic dancer and porn producer. North is originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He relocated to California in 1982, where he resides in Newport Coast. North states that he "entered the adult business in the spring of 1984 by accident. I was approached to do it but never really contemplated it or even thought I would be in the adult business". Initially, this hot stud performed in gay pornographic films under the name Matt Ramsey. He later transitioned to straight porn and became an in-demand performer. In a 1996 interview published in North's hometown newspaper, the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, he stated that he was "discovered" while modeling athletic wear at a private party in Los Angeles in the early '80s. North has appeared in over 2,000 adult films and also directed more than 70 movies (notably, his North Pole and Anal Addicts series), most of them between 1998 and 2007 Let PornMd help you discover more of his work today. He also produced over 20 movies, including 15 in the North Pole series. In 2001, he successfully launched his own production company, Northstar Associates. North dated fellow porn actress Jewel De'Nyle for over two years. In 1994, North had a book published; a guide to meeting and bedding beautiful women entitled Penetrating Insights. Veteran pornstar Christy Canyon confirmed a longstanding rumor in her 2003 autobiography Lights, Camera, SEX!, revealing that North does not like to have his hair touched during a scene, as it causes him to lose his concentration. North is a member of the Adult Video News (AVN) Hall of Fame. It is unclear where his pseudonym "North" originated. It may refer to his Canadian or northern roots. Let PornMd.com help you discover Peter North’s work.