Real Name: Candy Samples
Was Born: April 12, 1940. Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Bio: Candy Samples was a busty feature
exotic dancer, magazine model and porn actress, who made regular appearances
in Juggs, Gent and Fling magazines, among others. She was often credited as
Mary Gavin (believed to have been taken from her real first name, Mary, and
a family name, Gavin). It is possible that her real name is Mary Dougherty,
as this name appeared emblazoned on luggage in a candid photo of her in a stage
dressing room. Early in her career she sometimes used the names Vivian Andresen
and Candy Mosler. With regard to this last alias, it was rumored, later unsubstantiated,
that she was an heiress to the Mosler Safe Company fortune. She gave some credence
to the rumor when, in a purported 1978 interview in the publication, Candy &
Uschi Digard (publisher: American Art Enterprises, Inc.), she said she had inherited
"a fair amount of money" before entering hardcore...