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John Adams (Character)
from 1776 (1972)

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1776 -- A musical celebration of the founding of the United States based on the award-winning Broadway production.

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Overview

Biography:
October 30, 1735 July 4, 1826, was the second president of the United States (17971801)... See more »
Alternate Names:
Congressman John Adams / President John Adams

Filmography

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  1. "Sons of Liberty"
        - Independence (2015) TV episode, Played by Henry Thomas
        - The Uprising (2015) TV episode, Played by Henry Thomas
        - A Dangerous Game (2015) TV episode, Played by Henry Thomas
  2. We the People (2014) Played by John D. Bert
  3. "Drunk History"
        - Philadelphia (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Lo Truglio
  4. Samuel Adams (2014) (TV) Played by Ronald Duthweiler
  5. John Adams (2013) Played by Niklas Theorin
  6. "CollegeHumor Originals"
        - Declaration of Email Signatures (2012) TV episode, Played by Jim O'Heir
  7. "I Made America"
        - Graceful Disobedience (2012) TV episode, Played by Brian Wohl
        - People Hate Bastards (2012) TV episode, Played by Brian Wohl
        - John Adams Is Here (2012) TV episode, Played by Brian Wohl
        - E Pluribus Unum (2012) TV episode, Played by Brian Wohl
        - Small Present Victories (2012) TV episode, Played by Brian Wohl
          (5 more)
  8. "Futurama"
        - All the Presidents' Heads (2011) TV episode, Played by John DiMaggio

  9. "The Jay Leno Show"
        - Episode #1.41 (2009) TV episode, Played by William Charlton
  10. "Late Show with David Letterman"
    ... aka "Late Show Backstage" - USA (title for episodes with guest hosts)
    ... aka "The Late Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Episode #15.103 (2008) TV episode, Played by Chris Elliott (as President John Adams)
        - Episode #15.101 (2008) TV episode, Played by Chris Elliott (as President John Adams)
        - Episode #15.98 (2008) TV episode, Played by Chris Elliott (as President John Adams)
        - Episode #15.96 (2008) TV episode, Played by Chris Elliott (as President John Adams)
        - Kelsey Grammer/Kristen Bell/Rogue Wave (2008) TV episode, Played by Chris Elliott (as President John Adams)
  11. "John Adams"
        - Peacefield (2008) TV episode, Played by Paul Giamatti
        - Unnecessary War (2008) TV episode, Played by Paul Giamatti
        - Unite or Die (2008) TV episode, Played by Paul Giamatti
        - Reunion (2008) TV episode, Played by Paul Giamatti
        - Don't Tread on Me (2008) TV episode, Played by Paul Giamatti
          (2 more)
  12. Founders or Traitors? (2007) (TV) Played by Steve Holloway
  13. "The Revolution"
        - A President and His Revolution (2007) TV episode, Played by Glenn C. Reimer
        - Becoming a Nation (2007) TV episode, Played by Glenn C. Reimer
        - Treason & Betrayal (2007) TV episode, Played by Glenn C. Reimer
        - Declaring Independence (2007) TV episode, Played by Tony Scheinman
        - Rebellion to Revolution (2007) TV episode, Played by Tony Scheinman
          (1 more)
  14. The Road to Independence (2007) Played by Jay Thomas
  15. "The American Experience"
        - Alexander Hamilton (2007) TV episode, Played by Henry Strozier
        - John & Abigail Adams (2006) TV episode, Played by Simon Russell Beale
  16. Pursuit of Honor: The Rise of George Washington (2006) Played by Timothy McCarthy
  17. Mysteries of the Freemasons (2006) (TV) Played by John D. Bert
  18. Degrees of Latitude (2004) (V) Played by Woody Searles
  19. Jefferson & Adams (2004) (V) Played by Sam Goodyear
  20. Kidz History: The Revolutionary War (2003) (V) Played by Haley Brown
  21. Favorite Son: Alexander Hamilton (2003) (V) Played by Bill Buell
  22. "South Park"
        - I'm a Little Bit Country (2003) TV episode, Played by Matt Stone
  23. "Freedom: A History of Us"
        - Independence (2003) TV episode, Played by Martin Sheen
  24. "Benjamin Franklin" (2002) TV series Played by Peter Donaldson
  25. "Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776"
        - Bostonians (2002) TV episode, Played by Billy Crystal
        - One Life to Lose (2002) TV episode, Played by Billy Crystal
        - The First Fourth of July (2002) TV episode, Played by Billy Crystal
        - Postmaster General Franklin (2002) TV episode, Played by Billy Crystal
        - The Second Continental Congress (2002) TV episode, Played by Billy Crystal
          (1 more)
  26. Founding Brothers (2002) (TV) Played by James Woods
  27. "Founding Fathers" (2000) TV series Played by James Woods
  28. "The American President"
        - An Independent Cast of Minds (2000) TV episode, Played by Morley Safer

  29. "Histeria!"
        - The Thomas Jefferson Program (1998) TV episode, Played by Billy West
  30. "Liberty! The American Revolution"
        - The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 (1997) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
        - Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 (1997) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
        - Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
        - The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 (1997) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
        - The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 (1997) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
          (1 more)
  31. "Animaniacs"
    ... aka "Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs" - USA (complete title)
        - The Presidents/Don't Tread on Us/The Flame Returns (1995) TV episode, Played by Maurice LaMarche
  32. America: A Call to Greatness (1995) (TV) Played by James Black
  33. The American Revolution (1994) (TV) Played by William Daniels
  34. "Peak Practice"
        - In Good Faith (1994) TV episode, Played by Colin Wells

  35. A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation (1989) Played by Ivan Crosland
  36. George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986) (TV) Played by Paul Collins
  37. "Family Ties"
        - Philadelphia Story (1985) TV episode, Played by Ben Piazza
  38. "George Washington"
        - Episode #1.3 (1984) TV episode, Played by Hal Holbrook
        - Episode #1.2 (1984) TV episode, Played by Hal Holbrook
        - Episode #1.1 (1984) TV episode, Played by Hal Holbrook

  39. The Rebels (1979) (TV) Played by William Daniels
    ... aka "The Rebels: Part 2 of the Kent Family Chronicles" - USA (video title)
  40. Independence (1976) Played by Pat Hingle
  41. The American Woman: Portraits of Courage (1976) (TV) Played by Frank Langella
  42. "The Adams Chronicles" (1976) TV series Played by George Grizzard
  43. 1776 (1972) Played by William Daniels
  44. Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970) (TV) Played by William Shatner
    ... aka "John Wayne's Tribute to America" - USA (DVD box title)
  45. "The Ed Sullivan Show"
    ... aka "Toast of the Town" - USA (original title)
        - Episode #24.3 (1970) TV episode, Played by William Daniels

  46. "Daniel Boone"
        - Take the Southbound Stage (1967) TV episode, Played by Torin Thatcher (as President John Adams)
  47. "Profiles in Courage"
        - John Quincy Adams (1965) TV episode, Played by Laurence Naismith
        - John Adams (1964) TV episode, Played by David McCallum

  48. John Paul Jones (1959) Played by Robert Ayres
  49. "The Vise"
    ... aka "Detective's Diary" - USA (rerun title)
    ... aka "The Vise: Mark Saber" - USA (third and fourth season title)
        - Murder for Revenge (1959) TV episode, Played by Robert Adams
  50. Treasure at the Mill (1957) Played by Richard Palmer
  51. "You Are There"
        - Washington Crosses the Delaware (December 25, 1776) (1955) TV episode, Played by Howard Wendell (as Congressman John Adams)
        - The Boston Tea Party (December 12, 1773) (1953) TV episode, Played by Whit Bissell
  52. Special Delivery (1955) Played by Joseph Cotten
    ... aka "Vom Himmel gefallen" - West Germany (original title)
  53. "Cavalcade of America"
    ... aka "DuPont Presents the Cavalcade Theatre" - USA (fourth season title)
    ... aka "DuPont Theater" - USA (fifth season title)
        - John Yankee (1953) TV episode, Played by Whitfield Connor
        - Poor Richard (1952) TV episode, Played by Dabbs Greer

  54. The Declaration of Independence (1938) Played by Ferris Taylor
    ... aka "Technicolor Specials (1938-1939 season) #2: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)
    ... aka "Technicolor Specials (1953-1954 season) #9: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)
  55. Madame Racketeer (1932) Played by J. Farrell MacDonald

  56. West of the Law (1926) Played by Ben F. Wilson

  57. The Man of Bronze (1918) Played by Lewis Stone
  58. The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds (1918) Played by Jack Drumier
  59. The Adventurer (1917/II) Played by Pell Trenton
  60. The Strength of the Weak (1916) Played by Edwards Davis
  61. The Corner (1916) Played by Willard Mack
  62. The Frontier Child (1912) Played by Francis Ford
  63. The Declaration of Independence (1911/I) Played by Harry Linson
    ... aka "United States History Series #4: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)

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Quotes:
From "John Adams: Reunion (#1.4)" (2008)
John Adams: [before King George III; softly] The United States of America...
[pause]
John Adams: [harder] The United States of America have appointed me Minister plenipotentiary to your Majesty. I think myself more fortunate than all of my fellow citizens in having the distinguishing honor, to be the first to stand in your Majesty's presences in a diplomatic character...
[...]
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