Van Damage is a former porn actor born as Van Brunt in San Diego, California. He was also a notable director, cameraman and producer in the adult film industry. Van was a former member of United States Army Special Forces. He began his career in the adult entertainment industry in 1995 producing videos of amateur girls from San Diego.Van Damage announced his retirement in the film industry in August 2008. The acclaimed director worked for 13 years with Elegant Angel and made several award-winning videos. Van Damage launched his own production company releasing award winning titles.