Don Adams

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Don Adams
Don Adams 1969.JPG
Adams in July 1969
Born
Donald James Yarmy

(1923-04-13)April 13, 1923
DiedSeptember 25, 2005(2005-09-25) (aged 82)
Cause of deathCancer
Burial placeHollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, California U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationDeWitt Clinton High School
OccupationActor, comedian, director
Years active1954–2000
Known forActing roles:
"Maxwell Smart/Agent 86" in Get Smart
"Inspector Gadget (voice)" in Inspector Gadget
"Tennessee Tuxedo"
Spouse(s)Judy Luciano (1977–1990, divorced)
Dorothy Bracken (1960–1976, divorced)
Adelaide Efantis Adams (1945–1960, divorced)
Children7
Parent(s)William Yarmy, Consuelo Morgan
AwardsEmmy 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, comedian and director. 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.

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