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Don Adams (I) (1923–2005)


Don Adams was born in New York, to a father of Hungarian Jewish descent, and a mother of German and Irish ancestry. He had a sister, Gloria, and a brother, Dick Yarmy. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II and contracted malaria during the fighting on Guadalcanal island. After the war he began a career as a stand-up comic. He married ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Texaco. See more »

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3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like getting married, but I don't like being married. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith; pg. 4-5. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »

Trademark:

His clipped, nasally voice. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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