April 7, 2009

News: Screen Legend Jack Wrangler Dead

A porn legend is dead. Screen stud Jack Wrangler died today due to complications from lung disease. He was 62. Wrangler, who was recently the subject of the documentary Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon, which won a GAYVN Award last week for Best Alternative Release, appeared in more than 85 adult movies, including Kansas City Trucking Company, A Night at the Adonis and Heavy Equipment, both on the gay and straight side. He went on to have a successful career as an actor, writer, director and producer in the legit theater world, conceiving and co-producing the 1997 Broadway show Dream: The Johnny Mercer Musical. Wrangler is survived by his wife of 14 years, singer Margaret Whiting.

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