Tera Wray was born on April 14, 1982, and died on January 14, 2016.
She was a former pornographic actress, originally from Louisville, Kentucky.
The actress stage name comes from her real first name, Tera, and her best friend’s middle name, Wray.
Reportedly, she had said “I’ve wanted to do porn since I was in the fourth grade and “I would always tell people that I wanted to be a porn star.”
Wray first position was as an umpire for a youth softball league.
At the age of 17, Tera had ovarian cancer, which was able to be removed by lasers and without chemotherapy.
whilst working as a Hooters Girl, Wray applied to be an amatory actress with the film company Pleasure Productions, through contacts at her local adult store.
The company had signed her as their first contract performer in two years, in 2006 summer.
Tera’s first scene was with Lee Stone in Naughty Auditions, the second of her films to be released.
On March 8, 2007, Wray’s initial film released was Sweet Smokin’ Hotties,
Tera’s first gay scene was with Nicki Hunter.
Wray often appeared in movies of the alt-porn genre, and in the summer 2007 film Tattooed & Tight, she probably became the first person to perform a hardcore sex act on film while their partner received a tattoo.
She was a fan of heavy metal music and hosted Matt Zane’s adult-oriented music series, Radium, during which she interviewed bands and attended concerts, as well as performing in sex scenes.
After, Tera traveled with Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzfest Summer Tour 2007 (as a model for the tour’s sponsors, Hustler Lingerie).
Throughout the tour, Wray started dating Static-X frontman Wayne Static, On January 10, 2008.
They got married in Las Vegas.
Wray announced her retirement from the industry in August 2008.
Static-X released their sixth studio album in 2009, Cult of Static.
The album highlights two tracks entitled “Tera-Fied”, followed by “Stingwray”, which is a relating to Tera’s stage name, as well as the latter song being a reference to her Corvette Stingray.
Tera Wray took part in the music video for “Stingwray”.
She was widowed after Wayne Static died on November 1, 2014.
Tera Wray passed away at 33 yrs old on January 13, 2016, due to a patent suicide at her apartment.