(1970s) TV commercials (also director): Aurora's Skittle games
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Don Adams-Maxwell Smart Agent 86 on GET SMART
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
I'm no longer independently wealthy. I guess it's the result of too many wives, too many kids and too much alimony. I've been paying alimony since I was 14 and child support since 15. That's a joke, but not by much.
Had stopped performing in the postwar years and became a commercial artist because he had trouble finding stand-up work. In 1954, on a fluke, he auditioned and became a winner on Arthur Godfrey
's Talent Scouts
(1948). This led to TV appearances with Steve Allen
and Ed Sullivan
, among others, and stardom.
His "Maxwell Smart" catchphrases "Would you believe...?", "Sorry About that, Chief.", "And...loving it." and "Missed it by THAT much."