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Joe Adams (IV)

Joe Adams was born on April 11, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Carmen Jones (1954), Ballad in Blue (1965) and Disc Jockey (1951). See full bio »

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Carmen Jones
Carmen Jones Husky Miller
Ballad in Blue
Disc Jockey
Disc Jockey Disc Jockey


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 1965 Ballad in Blue
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
- The Face in the Sun (1964) ... Nkrumah
 1962 The Manchurian Candidate
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1955 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series)
- The Ganyika Kid (1955) ... Towando
 1954 Carmen Jones
Husky Miller
 1953 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Graduate / Bill Jackson
- Kingfish Goes to Work (1953) ... Graduate
- Mr. Jackson Comes to Town (1953) ... Bill Jackson (uncredited)
 1951 Disc Jockey
Disc Jockey
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 1954 Carmen Jones (performer: "STAN' UP AN' FIGHT")
 1952 Nat 'King' Cole and Joe Adams Orchestra (Short) (performer: "Too Young", "Destination Moon", "That's My Girl")
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 2004 Genius: A Night for Ray Charles (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
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 2003 Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (TV Movie documentary)
 1952 Nat 'King' Cole and Joe Adams Orchestra (Short)
Himself - Orchestra Leader
 1951 Joe Adams Presents (TV Series)
Himself - Host
 1949 Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra (Short)
Himself - disc jockey

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