Adams in July 1969
|Born||Donald James Yarmy
April 13, 1923
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||September 25, 2005
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Lung Infection|
|Known for||Acting roles:
"Maxwell Smart/Agent 86" in Get Smart
"Inspector Gadget (voice)" in Inspector Gadget
Judy Luciano (1977–1990, divorced) 1 child
|Parent(s)||William Yarmy, Consuelo Morgan|
|Awards||Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Comedy Series
1967, 1968, 1969 – Get Smart
Don Adams (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005), born Donald James Yarmy, was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Maxwell Smart (Agent 86) in the TV situation comedy Get Smart (1965–1970, 1995), for which he also directed and wrote. Adams won three consecutive Emmy Awards for his role (1967–1969). He was also famous for voicing the cartoon characters Tennessee Tuxedo and Inspector Gadget.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Don Adams at the Internet Movie Database
- Don Adams at TV.com
- The Get Smart Page
- Don Adams, Television's Maxwell Smart, Dies at 82
- When Being Funny Means Having to Say You're Sorry About That, Chief
- Guardian obituary and obituary letter
- Find A Grave link
- Laughterlog.com Biography and discography