Xbiz by several of his friends and colleagues. Hurley, whose real name was Paul Yinger, appeared in gay adult films for over 15 years and is remembered as both a consummate professional and an outgoing and loving person.
He was 64."He set a new standard for what the image of what a gay porn star should look like,” friend and costar Christian Mitchell told Xbiz. “He was burly and hairy and hyper-masculine at a time when trends favored a more toned and smooth look.
He was one of bareback porn’s true superstars back when it was still very taboo.”Mitchell also said Hurley was “the most loving scene partner I’ve ever had” and spoke highly of his life off-camera."Outside of porn, Steve was a registered nurse who tirelessly volunteered for various HIV prevention organizations,” Mitchell continued. “He had the innate ability to make every fan he met feel like they were already friends.”Some of the studios Hurley worked for included Catalina Video, Hot Desert Knights, Pantheon Productions, and Treasure Island Media, and he was known for his embrace of kink and fetish such as fisting and BDSM.