Christy Canyon was born as Melissa Bardizbanian in her hometown Pasadena, California. The hot babe was born to an Armenian-American father and an Italian-American mother. Christy earned an associate's degree in merchandise marketing before her porn career. She began shooting XXX Films in 1984 at the age of 18. Christy Canyon has appeared in over 200 porno films become one of the most well-known porn stars during the 80's. She is known for her large natural breasts and voluptuous body measuring 36DD-24-36. Christy mostly performed vaginal intercourse, oral sex, lesbian encounters. She stands tall at 5'8" and weighs 130 lbs. Christy Canyon retired at the age of 31 but resumed performing as a feature dancer.