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John Adams (Character)
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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. Presidents Day (2016) Played by David Zody

  2. "Drunk History"
        - Election Special (2016) TV episode, Played by Joe Lo Truglio
        - Philadelphia (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Lo Truglio
  3. "Legends & Lies" Played by Scott Wichmann
        - The Patriots: Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr - Deadly Division (2016) TV episode, Played by Scott Wichmann
        - The Patriots: Francis Marion - American Guerrilla Fighter (2016) TV episode, Played by Scott Wichmann
        - The Patriots: Thomas Jefferson - Independence Declared (2016) TV episode, Played by Scott Wichmann
        - The Patriots: General George Washington - Commanding Revolution (2016) TV episode, Played by Scott Wichmann
        - The Patriots: Benjamin Franklin - Inventing America (2016) TV episode, Played by Scott Wichmann
          (1 more)
  4. Trump Crashes the Declaration of Independence (2016) (TV) Played by Steve Berg
  5. "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
  6. "The American Revolution"
        - Rise of the Patriots (2014) TV episode, Played by Shaun Irving
  7. We the People (2014) Played by John D. Bert
  8. The Presidents: From Politics to Power (2014) Played by Charles Wissinger
  9. Here's What I Like: Our Forefathers. And Now I'll Tell You Why (2014) Played by Jonathan Randell Silver
  10. Samuel Adams (2014) (TV) Played by Ronald Duthweiler
  11. "Big History"
        - Brain Boost (2013) TV episode, Played by Phillip Wheeler
  12. John Adams (2013) Played by Niklas Theorin
  13. Mad Libs, Purgatory (2012) Played by Greg Chapple
  14. "CollegeHumor Originals"
        - Declaration of Email Signatures (2012) TV episode, Played by Jim O'Heir
  15. "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)
  16. Enduring Legacy (2012) Played by Paul Giamatti
  17. "Futurama"
        - All the Presidents' Heads (2011) TV episode, Played by John DiMaggio

  18. "The Jay Leno Show"
        - Episode #1.41 (2009) TV episode, Played by William Charlton
  19. "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)
  20. "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)
  21. Founders or Traitors? (2007) (TV) Played by Steve Holloway
  22. "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)
  23. The Road to Independence (2007) Played by Jay Thomas
  24. "American Experience"
        - Alexander Hamilton (2007) TV episode, Played by Henry Strozier
        - John & Abigail Adams (2006) TV episode, Played by Simon Russell Beale
  25. Pursuit of Honor: The Rise of George Washington (2006) Played by Timothy McCarthy
  26. Mysteries of the Freemasons (2006) (TV) Played by John D. Bert
  27. Degrees of Latitude (2004) (V) Played by Woody Searles
  28. Jefferson & Adams (2004) (V) Played by Sam Goodyear
  29. The Day They Died (2003) (TV) Played by Cris Dovich
  30. Kidz History: The Revolutionary War (2003) (V) Played by Haley Brown
  31. Alexander Hamilton: Favorite Son (2003) (V) Played by Bill Buell
    ... aka "Favorite Son: Alexander Hamilton" - USA (original title)
  32. "South Park"
        - I'm a Little Bit Country (2003) TV episode, Played by Matt Stone
  33. "Freedom: A History of Us"
        - Independence (2003) TV episode, Played by Martin Sheen
  34. "Benjamin Franklin" Played by Peter Donaldson
        - The Making of a Revolutionary (2002) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
        - Let the Experiment Be Made (2002) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
        - The Chess Master (2002) TV episode, Played by Peter Donaldson
  35. "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)
  36. Founding Brothers (2002) (TV) Played by James Woods
  37. "The American President"
        - An Independent Cast of Minds (2000) TV episode, Played by Morley Safer
  38. "Founding Fathers" Played by James Woods
        - A Healthy Constitution (2000) TV episode, Played by James Woods
        - You Say You Want a Revolution (2000) TV episode, Played by James Woods
        - Taking Liberties (2000) TV episode, Played by James Woods
        - Rebels with a Cause (????) TV episode, Played by James Woods

  39. "Histeria!"
        - The Thomas Jefferson Program (1998) TV episode, Played by Billy West
  40. "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)
  41. "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
  42. The American Revolution (1994) (TV) Played by William Daniels
  43. "Peak Practice"
        - In Good Faith (1994) TV episode, Played by Colin Wells

  44. A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation (1989) Played by Ivan Crosland
  45. George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986) (TV) Played by Paul Collins
    ... aka "The Forging of a Nation" - International (English title) (informal short title), USA (subtitle)
    ... aka "George Washington 2" - International (English title) (informal short title)
    ... aka "George Washington II" - International (English title) (informal short title)
  46. "Family Ties"
        - Philadelphia Story (1985) TV episode, Played by Ben Piazza
  47. "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

  48. The Rebels (1979) (TV) Played by William Daniels
    ... aka "The Kent Chronicles Part 2: The Rebels" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "The Kent Chronicles Part II: The Rebels" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "The Rebels: Part 2 of the Kent Family Chronicles" - USA (video title)
  49. Independence (1976) Played by Pat Hingle
  50. The American Woman: Portraits of Courage (1976) (TV) Played by Frank Langella
  51. "The Adams Chronicles" Played by George Grizzard
        - Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) TV episode, Played by George Grizzard
        - Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President (1976) TV episode, Played by George Grizzard
        - Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (1976) TV episode, Played by George Grizzard
        - Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat (1976) TV episode, Played by George Grizzard
        - Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) TV episode, Played by George Grizzard
          (1 more)
  52. 1776 (1972) Played by William Daniels
  53. Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970) (TV) Played by William Shatner
    ... aka "John Wayne's Tribute to America" - USA (DVD box title)
  54. "The Ed Sullivan Show"
    ... aka "Toast of the Town" - USA (original title)
        - Episode #24.3 (1970) TV episode, Played by William Daniels

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

  57. John Paul Jones (1959) Played by Robert Ayres
  58. "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
  59. Treasure at the Mill (1957) Played by Richard Palmer
  60. "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
  61. Special Delivery (1955) Played by Joseph Cotten
    ... aka "Vom Himmel gefallen" - West Germany (original title)
  62. "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
  63. A Woman for the Ages (1952) (TV) Played by John Boruff
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Woman for the Ages (#1.2)" - USA (anthology series)

  64. 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)
  65. Madame Racketeer (1932) Played by J. Farrell MacDonald

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

  67. The Man of Bronze (1918) Played by Lewis Stone
  68. The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds (1918) Played by Jack Drumier
  69. The Adventurer (1917/II) Played by Pell Trenton
  70. The Strength of the Weak (1916) Played by Edwards Davis
  71. The Corner (1916) Played by Willard Mack
  72. The Frontier Child (1912) Played by Francis Ford
  73. The Declaration of Independence (1911/I) Played by Harry Linson
    ... aka "United States History Series #4: The Declaration of Independence" - USA (series title)
Archive Footage:
  1. My Country 'Tis of Thee (1950) Played by Ferris Taylor

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Quotes:
From "John Adams: Unite or Die (#1.5)" (2008)
John Adams: [to John Quincy as he leaves for Europe] You have more prudence at 27 than your father at 58. All my hopes are in you, both for our family and our country. Do not disappoint me. See more »

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