Porn Superstar Arpad Miklos Dead At 45

All deaths in the industry are difficult to cope with, but this one is especially troubling for us.

Randal Lynch, a writer and personal friend of porn superstar Arpad Miklos (aka Peter Kozma), confirmed the passing of the adult actor in a YouTube newscast titled “The Howard Bragman Show” this morning. The cause of death was suicide.

The Hungarian-born legend moved to America after being discovered by porn studio Kristen Bjorn in 1995, and pursued a career in the adult industry “on a whim.” Miklos appeared in hundreds of films and scenes for a number of popular gay porn studios during his 15 years in the business.

“He was a great guy, and on top of that, there was a lot more to him than just that surface persona. He was a very active person in the gay community, he gave a lot of money to charities, and was overall a really good guy”, Lynch says of Miklos. “He was probably one of the biggest pornstars out there.”

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Miklos, 45,  was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday, leaving only a suicide note with detailed instructions for an ex-boyfriend concerning his burial services. When asked if depression may have played a role in the suicide, Lynch claims “he [Miklos] wasn’t happy, but he wasn’t going into crying fits. I knew he was depressed, but I didn’t realize the severity of it because he wasn’t a very talkative person.”

Also in the note, Miklos’ final words for the judgement he expected today, as interpreted by Lynch: ”haters can hate, people can speculate, but he’s not going to give a specific reason and give that satisfaction to anyone.”

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Arpad’s friends, family, and everyone affected by the tragedy.

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  • http://fleshbot.com/ Lux Alptraum

    Heart breaking. This makes me really, truly sad.

    • WalterPater

      I agree. Arpad was a great performer but also always came off as a great guy to boot. I hope his loved ones will be able to find peace with what happened, and that he has now found the same.

    • Bradford Matthews

      A true legend, through and through. He’ll be sorely missed.

  • Rafael Alencar

    We started together with Kristen Bjorn, My dear friend, neighbor, partner in so many ways. Arpad Miklos in my heart

  • http://www.facebook.com/narlon.celiorocha Narlon Celio Rocha

    On behalf of Kristen Bjorn, I’d say the biggest loss in the world of the adult industry! We are all very sad!
    Our sincere condolences to all who have loved Arpad Miklos!

    Casting Director
    Carlos Caballero

    • mr. Pam

      Yes Carlos… losing Arpad is a big loss for the world. Thank you for your kind words. Arpad was so sweet and so sexy. I loved filming him humping and loved hanging out with him when I lived in NYC.

      big hugs & love to all those who had the pleasure to know Arpad!

      love mr. Pam

  • GayhawkAZ

    I’m not going to lie, I teared up when I read the news on Sister Roma’s Facebook page. He was a gentle giant and I don’t understand why…and nobody can tell me why, either. :( He was simply amazing, on-camera and was one of those people I always wanted to meet. I just don’t understand. :(

  • apitt

    This is a tragic loss.

  • apitt

    This is a tragic loss.

  • Cliff

    I so hate that this happened. R.I.P.

  • nude.male.models

    Very sad.

  • bhar48069

    How sad. Makes me wish I had met him.

  • Gio

    I had the pleasure of meeting him on a few occasions and he was such a nice, kind and true gentleman. He was so polite and respectful of others and not at all caught up on himself. He not only blushed but played down compliments about his personality. He was very intelligent and much more than the consumate adult superstar. I will miss his deeply and the loss is vast. Yes, I shed tears over this loss!

  • george

    rip for him

  • george

    rip for him

  • BradinAZ

    May he be at peace so that those who may know and love him find peace too in due time – and may we all reserve our judgments on his personal and reasoned choice and leave such things to those much more qualified than ourselves, or simply not at all. From faraway admirers everywhere, please be at Peace, dear Arpad – no one gets the answer they want and you don’t owe them a thing, just thank you for so much fantastic entertainment and inspiration over the years. Go – be stardust for a while. ;)