Adult film actor Ron Jeremy in serious condition

Ron Jeremy

Ron Jeremy (Credit: Ron Jeremy (Getty Images))

Legendary porn star and Queens native Ron Jeremy has had an aneurysm near his heart and is in critical condition in a Los Angeles hospital, according to TMZ.

After experiencing chest pains, the 59-year-old actor, nicknamed "The Hedgehog" drove himself to Cedars-Sinai hospital on Tuesday.

Mike Esterman, Jeremy's manager, told TMZ that his condition has worsened. Jeremy has been transferred to the ICU and was in surgery, Wednesday, according to his official website.

The actor, whose full name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, is infamous for appearing in more than 2,000 X-rated movies.

In his early life, Jeremy attended Cardozo High School in Queens and Queens College. Jeremy currently lives in Long Island, according to his website.

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