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Edie Adams is a Actor, Story and Technical Advisor American born on 16 april 1927 at Kingston (USA)

Edie Adams

Edie Adams
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Birth name Edith Elizabeth Enke
Nationality USA
Birth 16 april 1927 at Kingston (USA)
Death 15 october 2008 (at 81 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Edie Adams (April 16, 1927 – October 15, 2008) was an American businesswoman, singer, Broadway, television and film actress, and comedienne. Adams, an Emmy and Tony Award winner, "both embodied and winked at the stereotypes of fetching chanteuse and sexpot blonde".

She was well known for her impersonations of sexy stars on stage and television, especially Marilyn Monroe. She was the wife and frequent television partner of Ernie Kovacs until his death in a 1962 car accident.


After Kovacs' death, Adams was married two more times. In 1964, Adams married photographer Martin Mills. In 1972, Adams married trumpeter Pete Candoli, with whom she appeared in a touring production of the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes. In addition to raising stepdaughters Bette and Kippie from her marriage to Kovacs, Adams gave birth to daughter Mia Susan Kovacs (killed, like her father, in an automobile accident, in 1982), and son Joshua Mills.

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Scott Conrad
Scott Conrad
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Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
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Milton Berle
Milton Berle
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Filmography of Edie Adams (19 films)

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The Seekers
Directed by Sidney Hayers
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Randolph Mantooth, Ed Harris, Delta Burke, Edie Adams, Neville Brand, Martin Milner
Roles Flora Cato
Rating63% 3.1908853.1908853.1908853.1908853.190885
The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.
Superdome (1978)
, 1h37
Directed by Jerry Jameson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors David Janssen, Edie Adams, Clifton Davis, Peter Haskell, Ken Howard, Susan Howard
Roles Joyce
Rating30% 1.517481.517481.517481.517481.51748
At the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, both team's star quarterbacks are preoccupied. Wolecki is having marital difficulties, while McCauley is involved in a shady deal with a management firm. Meanwhile, a national gambling syndicate attempts to find a way to stop the heavily favored Cougars from winning the game. All these plots are connected by a police chase of a killer who has attempted to evade law enforcement by ducking into the crowd.
Up in Smoke, 1h26
Directed by Tommy Chong
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Musical films
Actors Strother Martin, Edie Adams, Cheech Marin, Stacy Keach, Tommy Chong, Tom Skerritt
Roles Mrs. Tempest Stoner
Rating68% 3.448553.448553.448553.448553.44855
Tommy Chong plays Anthony "Man" Stoner, a jobless, marijuana-smoking drummer who is told to either get a job by sundown or be sent off to military school by his parents. Anthony leaves the house in a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle convertible (which had his father's Rolls Royce radiator grille on the front), a car which is subsequently left smoking on the side of the road. Anthony is picked up while hitchhiking by the equally enthusiastic smoker Pedro de Pacas (Cheech Marin). The license plate reads MUF DVR ("Muff Diver"). They share a large joint, which Man says is made with "mostly Maui wowie" and "Labrador" (essentially dog feces, as his dog, a Labrador Retriever, had eaten his stash). Police find their car parked on a traffic median with them in it, discover that they are clearly stoned and arrest them. At trial, the pair are released on a technicality after the judge's water pitcher is discovered to be containing vodka.
Evil Roy Slade, 1h37
Directed by Jerry Paris
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Western
Actors John Astin, Milton Berle, Pamela Austin, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Henry Gibson
Roles Flossie
Rating70% 3.544453.544453.544453.544453.54445
Orphaned and left in the desert as an infant, Evil Roy Slade (John Astin) grew up alone—save for his teddy bear—and mean. As an adult, he is notorious for being the "meanest villain in the West", so he's thrown for quite a loop when he falls for sweet schoolteacher Betsy Potter (Pamela Austin). Nelson L. Stool (Mickey Rooney), a railroad tycoon, along with his dimwitted nephew Clifford (Henry Gibson), attempts to get revenge on Evil Roy Slade for repeatedly robbing him, and sets out to hire legendary retired singing-sheriff Marshal Bing Bell (Dick Shawn) to bring Slade to justice.
The Honey Pot, 2h6
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, Capucine, Edie Adams, Maggie Smith
Roles Merle McGill
Rating67% 3.395333.395333.395333.395333.39533
Struggling actor William McFly (Cliff Robertson) is hired by wealthy Cecil Fox (Rex Harrison) to play his personal secretary for a practical joke. Pretending to be on his deathbed, Fox invites three former lovers to his Venetian palazzo for a final visit: penniless Princess Dominique (Capucine), fading movie star Merle McGill (Edie Adams), and Texas millionairess Mrs. Lone Star Crockett Sheridan (Susan Hayward). Accompanying Mrs. Sheridan is her spinster nurse, Sarah Watkins (Maggie Smith). By chance, each of the women brings Fox a timepiece as a present.
Made in Paris, 1h43
Directed by Boris Sagal
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Louis Jourdan, Ann-Margret, Richard Crenna, Chad Everett, Edie Adams, John McGiver
Roles Irene Chase
Rating54% 2.7047652.7047652.7047652.7047652.704765
A redheaded American girl from New York finds herself in a love triangle in the City of Light (Paris, France). Maggie Scott (Ann-Margret) works as an assistant buyer for Irene Chase (Edie Adams). Irene is a fashion buyer for Barclay Ames, an upscale clothing store in New York owned by Roger Barclay (John McGiver).
The Oscar
The Oscar (1966)
, 1h59
Directed by Russell Rouse
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about television
Actors Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Jill St John, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker, Joseph Cotten
Roles Trina Yale
Rating52% 2.6044252.6044252.6044252.6044252.604425
As movie star Frankie Fane (Boyd) is about to hear if he won a best acting Oscar, his friend Hymie Kelly (Bennett) reminisces about Fane's struggle to the top, beginning as a spieler for his stripper girlfriend Laurel (St. John). After moving to New York, Frankie dumps Laurel for a budding fashion designer, Kay Bergdahl (Sommer), which leads to a chance meeting with talent scout Sophie Cantaro (Parker). Sophie arranges for him to be signed with agent "Kappy" Kapstetter (Berle) and brings Frankie to Hollywood, where he quickly becomes a rising star.
The Best Man, 1h42
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Politique, Théâtre, Political films, Films based on plays
Actors Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Lee Tracy, Margaret Leighton, Edie Adams, Ann Sothern
Roles Mabel Cantwell
Rating75% 3.794973.794973.794973.794973.79497
William Russell (Fonda) and Joe Cantwell (Robertson) are the two leading candidates for the presidential nomination of an unspecified political party. Both have potentially fatal vulnerabilities.
Love with the Proper Stranger, 1h42
Directed by Robert Mulligan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams, Herschel Bernardi, Harvey Lembeck, Tom Bosley
Roles Barbie
Rating72% 3.6453053.6453053.6453053.6453053.645305
The film tells the story of Angie Rossini (Natalie Wood), a salesclerk at Macy's department store who finds herself pregnant after a one-night stand with musician Rocky Papasano (Steve McQueen). When she tracks him down he doesn't remember her. She does not expect him to marry her; all she wants is enough money to pay for an abortion. Meanwhile, Angie is being pressured by her older brothers, played by Herschel Bernardi and Harvey Lembeck, to marry the unappealing cook Anthony (Tom Bosley).
Call Me Bwana, 1h42
Directed by Gordon Douglas
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about writers
Actors Bob Hope, Anita Ekberg, Edie Adams, Lionel Jeffries, Percy Herbert, Paul Carpenter
Roles Frederica
Rating53% 2.656832.656832.656832.656832.65683
Bob Hope plays Matt Merriwether, a New York writer who has passed off his uncle's memoirs of explorations in Africa as his own. Merriwether lives his false reputation as a great white hunter to the point of living in a Manhattan apartment furnished to look like an African safari lodge complete with sound effects records of African fauna. Based on his false reputation as an "Africa Expert", he is recruited by the United States Government and NASA to locate a missing secret space probe before it can be located by hostile forces.