Ron de Jeremy Gin
Ron de Jeremy GinIn 1980 Ron was booked for a movie shot in the mountains of Southern California. The New York born Ron had never been on the West Coast. “It’s always sunny out there”, Ron thought and headed to the mountains on a rented motorbike wearing t-shirt and shorts.
It started to snow. The snow turned to hail and to a blinding blizzard. Hours later he arrived at the set on the verge of hypothermia, icicles on his moustache. After a life saving warm shower he emerged skin pink, body hair standing out. Fellow actors burst out laughing: “Look at him, all pink and furry, like a little hedgehog.” The name stuck and Ron “the Hedgehog” Jeremy was born.
The Hedgehog Gin pays homage to Ron and his famous nickname.