Edie Adams

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Edie Adams 1958

Edith Elizabeth Enke, also known as Edie Adams (April 16, 1927 – October 15, 2008[1]), was an American business woman, singer, actress and comedienne. She won several Tony and Emmy Awards for her acting. She played Eileen Sherwood in the Broadway play Wonderful Town.[2] She also played Miss Olsen in the movie The Apartment.

Adams was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania.[3] She was married to Ernie Kovacs from 1954 until his death in 1962. She died from pneumonia and cancer at age 81 in Los Angeles.[3]

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (), p. 76 Obituaries
  2. William A. Everett; Paul R. Laird, The A to Z of the Broadway Musical (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Group, 2009), p. 2
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bruce Weber (16 October 2008). "Edie Adams, Actress and Singer (and Flirt With a Cigar), Dies at 81". New York Times. Retrieved 16 November 2014.