Striking brunette beauty Mai Lin was born on June 22, 1953 in Oakland, California. Both of Mai's parents were of Chinese descent: Her mother came from China while her father was born in California to Chinese parents. Lin also has a brother. Mia began her career in porn doing loops after her husband Dean got her in touch with people he knew in the business. Mai made the leap to hardcore features in the mid-1970s and went on to work profusely until retiring from porn in the early 1990s. In addition, Lin was also a member of the swingers club Circle S in the Bay Area in California. Mai was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2005 and the XRCO Hall of Fame in 2007.