Initially known as a protege of Rocco Siffredi, Ferrara quickly built his own fanbase, and the sexual lust of many of the woman in the adult biz. The french stud appeared in his first porn movie in Europe in 2000, at age 25. He made his American adult cinema debut in the critically acclaimed Fashionistas. He now has hundreds of adult movies under his belt. Manuel was born in Gagny in 1975. He won the AVN's Male Performer of the Year award three times, in 2005,2006 and in 2010. In addition to his career as an actor, he is also an adult film director.