Her own name is Stephanie Gregory Clifford. She is known as Stormy Waters, Stormy Daniels, or just Stormy and is a popular American adult film star, screenwriter and director.
She began her striptease work at the age of 17 at Baton Rouge, where she met Devon Michaels, who had just worked on two lesbian movies, one for Hirsh’s Wicked Pictures and another for Sin City. Stormy took a chance, and for Sin City she shot a scene with Devon for American Girls Part 2 and escorted Devon while working for Wicked, where she met with Brad Armstrong, who asked her to stay with him and continue shooting lesbian scenes. In July, she was cast in the lead role in another of Wicked Pictures company title Heat, in which she took off the first boy-girl scene, and in September she signed a long-term contract with Wicked.
In 2004 she won the prestigious Best New Starlet award from Adult Video News, which she did not expect to win and even bet some bucks with another starlet. In the same year, she started work as a director for Wicked and became one of the main characters of this company.
Stormy Daniels has also appeared in many magazines such as Playboy, Hustler, High Society, GQ or FHM. She also acted in “normal” films. In 2007, she played a stripper trying to recreate the form of a basketball player in DIRT. Later that year, she performed in a video clip. She earned 30 adult film prizes in 2004-2009, including the Night Move Award for the Best Actress for 2004, 2006 and Best Director for 2005 and 2008, including the Editor’s Award and the Audience Award.