Ross Judd Jr, a name that echoes through the realms of vintage male modeling, left an indelible mark on the industry during the early seventies. Rising to prominence with his captivating nude poses, Judd’s allure transcended mere photography. While some of his contemporaries pursued enduring careers in front of the camera or ventured into pornography, Judd’s path diverged into obscurity, leaving many to wonder about the trajectory of his life beyond the lens.
Hailing from Texas, Judd arrived in California in 1970, bringing with him an undeniable presence. According to accounts from photographer Bob Mizer, Judd dabbled in both modeling and hustling, catering to the desires of those seeking his companionship. Bob Mizer’s records reflect instances where Judd willingly engaged with patrons, either gratifying their desires or taking charge, all contingent on the right compensation.
Judd’s appearance was multifaceted, as he effortlessly transitioned from being a striking brunette to a mesmerizing blonde. Pat Rocco, renowned for his photography work, immortalized Judd by featuring him on the cover of The Advocate. Shortly after, Judd took on a co-starring role in Pat’s soft-core compilation film, “Sex and the Single Gay.”
Although Judd’s foray into the limelight seemed promising, it was fleeting. The elusive model disappeared into the depths of anonymity, leaving behind only glimpses of his life through the lens of Bob Mizer’s camera at AMG. Posed for still shots and participating in duo softcore movies, Judd’s presence was a tantalizing enigma, leaving unanswered questions about his subsequent endeavors.
Ross Judd Jr, or as he was known in certain circles, Ramon Gabron, remains an enigmatic figure in the annals of vintage male modeling. As we explore the remnants of his past, we embark on a journey to unveil the untold story of a man who left his mark on an era defined by freedom and self-expression.
Note: The Pink Times strives to celebrate the diversity and experiences of the LGBTQ community while respecting the privacy and boundaries of individuals. The references made in this article pertain solely to the artistic contributions and public presence of Ross Judd Jr, highlighting his impact on the industry during the time period mentioned.