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Adam Williams Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in Wall Lake, Iowa, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (lymphoma)
Birth NameAdam William Berg
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Adam Williams was born on November 26, 1922 in Wall Lake, Iowa, USA as Adam William Berg. He was an actor and writer, known for North by Northwest (1959), The Big Heat (1953) and Darby's Rangers (1958). He was married to Marilee Phelps and Doris Frances Hollingsworth. He died on December 4, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Marilee Phelps (21 December 1949 - 1971) ( divorced) ( 3 children)
Doris Frances Hollingsworth (30 December 1944 - ?) ( annulled)

Trivia (3)

Veteran "bad guy" actor of 50s film and TV who began his career after decorated WWII military service as a U.S. Navy pilot (Navy Cross). Typed into playing gunslingers, psychos and menacers, particularly after his lead role in Without Warning! (1952) set the pace.
Father of music supervisor Madeleine Smith.
He was born in New York City, to Ethel and Adam Louis Berg. His parents were of German descent.

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