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Derek Hay (born 12 August 1964), also known by his stage name Ben English,[2] is a British pornographic actor and the founder and owner of the adult talent agencies LA Direct Models and Miamp Direct Models.[3] He semi-retired from performing in the late 2000s after appearing in nearly 800 movies.[4] However, he has since then appeared in several movies. He appeared most recently in Digital Playground's Trading Mothers for Daughters, released on 10 August 2014.[citation needed]

Derek Hay
Ben English 2009.jpg
Hay attending the "This Is Our Industry" A.I.M. Fundraiser Party at Les Deux, Hollywood, CA, November 2009
Born (1964-08-12) 12 August 1964 (age 54)
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Weight169 lb (77 kg)[1]

Before founding LA Direct Models in 2000, Hay worked as a stage manager in London for acts including The Rolling Stones, Queen, and Metallica.[4]



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  1. ^ a b c "Personal Bio Ben English". Retrieved 2007-08-26.
  2. ^ Ponante, Gram. "Porn and managed expectations: When Derek met Nikki [interview]". Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  3. ^ Joe Zigfield (2008-03-06). "Book 'Em". Retrieved 2008-11-03.
  4. ^ a b Dan Miller (2010-04-24). "LA Direct Models Reaches 10-Year Milestone". Archived from the original on 30 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
  5. ^ "XRCO". Archived from the original on 4 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
  6. ^ "AVN Awards Past Winners". Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
  7. ^ David Sullivan (2009-01-11). "2009 AVN Award Winners Announced". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-11.

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