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Franklin P. Adams (1881–1960)

Franklin P. Adams was born on November 15, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Franklin Pierce Adams. He was married to Esther Sales Root and Minna Schwartz. He died on March 23, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Information Please: Series 1, No. 1
(1939)
Information Please: Series 3, No. 1
Information Please: Series 3, No. 1 Himself - Panel Member
(1941)
Information Please
Information Please Himself / panelist
(1952)
Information Please: Series 2, No. 2
Information Please: Series 2, No. 2 Himself - Resident Expert
(1940)

Filmography

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 1952 Information Please (TV Series)
Himself / panelist
 1942 Information Please: Series 3, No. 5 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panelist
 1942 Information Please: Series 3, No. 4 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panelist
 1941 Information Please: Series 3, No. 1 (Short)
Himself - Panel Member
 1941 Information Please: Series 2, No. 12 (Documentary short)
Himself - Panelist
 1940 Information Please: Series 2, No. 2 (Short)
Himself - Resident Expert
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 11 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panel Expert
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 10 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panel Expert
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 9 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panelist
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 8 (Documentary short)
Himself - Panelist
 1939 Information Please: Series 1, No. 1 (Short)
Himself - Panelist
 1914 Our Mutual Girl, No. 16 (Short)
Himself
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 1987 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table (1987) ... Himself (as Franklin Pierce Adams)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Franklin Pierce Adams
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The best part of the fiction in many novels is the notice that the characters are purely imaginary. See more »

Trivia:

Children: Persephone, Anthony, Timothy, and Jonathan. See more »

Nickname:

F.P.A.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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