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Ron Jeremy in critical condition after treatment for heart aneurysm

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Ron Jeremy is reportedly in a critical condition at a Los Angeles hospital.

The pornographic actor is currently being treated by doctors for an aneurysm near to his heart, according to TMZ.

Ron Jeremy arrives at the 63rd annual DGA Awards on Saturday Jan. 29, 2011, in Los Angeles.

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Jeremy's manager Mike Esterman revealed that the 59-year-old admitted himself into the Cedars-Sinai hospital on Tuesday afternoon (January 29) after suffering from severe chest pains.

The aneurysm was said to have been discovered after doctors examined the actor.

His condition has reportedly worsened since being admitted to hospital and has now been transferred to the ICU, with surgery to be carried out shortly.

Ron Jeremy has starred in over 2,000 porn movies in a career that has spanned five decades, and has also directed over 200 films.

He has become one of the few porn stars to have made the transition into mainstream media, appearing in films such as The Boondock Saints and Crank: High Voltage.

Jeremy has also appeared in several TV shows including Robot Chicken and Family Guy, while also starring in a number of music videos including LMFAO's 'Sexy and I Know It'.

He also served as a consultant on the 1997 movie Boogie Nights, which focused on the career of fictional porn star Dirk Diggler (Mark Wahlberg).

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