Two-time AVN Award-winner with more than 270 film credits to her name has passed away at 23.

Ames passed away Tuesday, the Ventura County Medical Examiner's office confirmed this morning. The cause of her death at this time is not known. 

Ames was born on August 23, 1994 in Nova Scotia, Canada.  August has appeared in X-rated features for are Evil Angel, Smash Pictures, Lethal Hardcore, Wicked Pictures, and Pure Play Media. In addition, Ames has also worked for such adult websites as Twistys, Digital Desire, and Naughty America.

The adult industry was in shock upon hearing the news Wednesday as several industry members took to Twitter to offer condolences.

“Rest In Peace to August Ames, one of the best, nicest people I ever knew in the business,” producer/director Jules Jordan tweeted.

Performer Abella Danger said, "She was the most kind-hearted person ever."

Photographer Holly Randall tweeted, "I fucking loved this girl so much. @AugustAmesxxx I am so sorry that I didn’t know it was this bad.... we are all so broken hearted, you were truly loved by so many. I just can’t believe it. RIP."

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