Active: 1974-1987
Classic Work: Love Slaves, SexWorld
Official Website: desireewestxxx.com

The name may not be that recognizable today, but back in the '70s Desiree West was a familiar presence in countless adults only films. As one of the first black porn stars to work consistently (albeit in costarring roles, unfortunately, never as a headliner), the bosomy pioneer with the cute and damn near innocent-looking face is the prototype black female performer who pays mad dues, giving spirited efforts that keep 'em coming back for more.