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Don Adams

Born: Apr 13, 1923

Death: Sep 25, 2005

Birthplace: Manhattan

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Don Adams

Date of Birth : Apr 13, 1923
Date of Death : Sep 25, 2005
Birth Place : Manhattan

Donald James Yarmy, known professionally as Don Adams, was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also sometimes directed and wrote. Adams won three consecutive Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Smart. He provided the voices for the animated series Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales and Inspector Gadget.


  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Voice acting
  • Comedian
  • Television producer
  • Film Editor
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Adams, Don
  • Donald James Yarmy


  • Consuelo Morgan
  • William Yarmy


  • Judy Luciano
  • Dorothy Bracken
  • Adelaide Efantis Adams


  • Cecily Adams
  • Stacey Adams
  • Catherine Adams
  • Sean Adams
  • Caroline Adams
  • Christine Adams
  • Beige Adams

Awards Won

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
  • TV Land Greatest Gadgets Award
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