Sunrise Adams (original name Carrie Huggins) was born on the 14th of September 1982 in St. Louis, MO. She is a niece of another pornstar Sunset Thomas, who convinced her to move to Los Angeles, CA, and start working in the adult business. She quit her job at a Sonic Drive-In, moved to the Porn Valley, and started shooting her first productions at the age of 18. Her very first movie was called “More dirty debutantes”, and was released by 4-Play Video in 2001.
Sunrise then started working for quite a lot of companies at the same time, and some of the most popular studios include Jill Kelly Productions, Hustler Video, Anabolic Video, Elegant Angel, and New Sensations. She also shoot an episode for the Cinemax softcore show “The Best Sex Ever”, which aired in July 2002. After a while she started gaining some recognition, and managed to sign a two year contract with Vivid Entertainment in August 2002, in which she was obliged to appear in at least eight movies per year. She also made a decision of enlarging her breast in 2003.
Sunrise was nominated for an AVN Award in the Best Actress category in 2003, and won an AVN Award for the Best Oral Sex Scene – Film for “Heart of darkness” in 2004. On the 2nd of August 2004, she appeared on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor with Savanna Samson to promote their book titled “Have a xxx sex life”. She also appeared on the cover of Xbox and Playstation 2 game called “Backyard wrestling 2: There goes the neighborhood”, and was also a spokesperson for Pony Sports. She was also featured in a skateboarding movie called “Grind”, realesed in 2003.
In 2004 Addams renewed her contract with Vivid Entertainment for another ten years, but decided to quit porn after several months into the contract. She then announced her comeback on the 15th of November 2006 to finally retire in 2008. She appeared in a total of 206 movies, and some of the most recent come from studios like Vivid, Killer Porn, and Metro. She is of bisexual orientation, and some of her other nicknames include Sunrise, and Sunrise Thomas.