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November 17, 2012

NY prosecutor admits he acted in 1970s porn films

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CORTLAND, N.Y. —

The IMDB online database says Suben and Thomas are linked and classified as alternate names. The name Gus Thomas appears in films such as "Lecher" and "The Love Witch." Mark Suben appears in the credits for the non-pornographic 1976 movie "Angels."

His opponent in the Nov. 6 election, Cortland lawyer Keith Dayton, did not return a call from The Associated Press seeking comment, but he told the Syracuse Post-Standard he wasn't concerned about Suben's acting history.

"I think the more important part is the lying," he told the newspaper.

Suben has been an acting city court judge, city corporation counsel and a county attorney. He is past president of the Cortland County Bar Association. He graduated from the University of Rochester, the University of Wisconsin and Fordham Law School, according to the biography on his election website. The bio says he worked seven years as an assistant district attorney in Bronx County, then moved to Syracuse. He has taught criminal trial practice as an adjunct professor for 17 years at Syracuse University Law School.

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