Tom Adams

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Birth Date:
09.03.1938
Death date:
11.12.2014
Length of life:
76
Days since birth:
31546
Years since birth:
86
Days since death:
3510
Years since death:
9
Categories:
Actor
Nationality:
 english
Cemetery:
Set cemetery

Tom Adams (9 March 1938 – 11 December 2014) was an English actor with roles in adventure, horror and mystery films and several TV shows. He was best known for his role as Daniel Fogarty in several series of The Onedin Line.

Career

Adams taught English and drama at the Cardinal Griffin Secondary Modern School, Poplar, London, in the 1960s. He appeared in Shakespearean stage productions before getting his big screen break with a minor role in The Great Escape(1963).[4] He starred as Charles Vine in Licensed to Kill (aka The Second Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World, 1965) and the sequels Where the Bullets Fly (1966) and Somebody's Stolen Our Russian Spy (1967). He was the second male lead in the 1966 Disney film The Fighting Prince of Donegal.

Adams' television credits include General Hospital (1972); The Onedin Line as Daniel Fogarty (1977–79); Doctor Who as Vorshak in Warriors of the Deep (1984); and Emmerdale Farm (1987) as Malcolm Bates.

During the late 1970s, he appeared in TV commercials for Dixons, and for many years in the 1980s and 1990s he was the face of the furniture store chain DFS/Northern Upholstery. In 2011 he was seen in a series of commercials advertising theAero Biscuit, and he later appeared in an ad for Stannah Stairlifts. He was noted as a voice-over artist.

Death

Adams died on 11 December 2014 at the age of 76 at Wexham Park Hospital in Berkshire, of cancer.

TV and Filmography

  • Emergency - Ward 10 (1957) (TV Series) ... Mr. Guy Marshall
  • The Avengers (1961) (TV Series) (1961, 1969) ... PC Butterworth (1961), Rayner (1961), Grenville (1969)
  • A Pair of Briefs (1962) ...Wheelchair attendant
  • A Prize of Arms (1962) ... Corporal Glenn
  • The Great Escape (1963) ... Dai Nimmo ('Diversions')
  • This Is My Street (1964) ... Paul
  • The Peaches (British short subject) (1964) ... The Boy
  • Z-Cars (1965) (TV Series) (1965, 1974) ... Steve
  • Licensed to Kill (1965) ... Charles Vine
  • R3 (1965) (TV Series) ... John Rawlins
  • The Spies (1966) (TV Series) ... Stefan
  • The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966) ... Henry O'Neill
  • Where the Bullets Fly (1966) ... Charles Vine
  • Fathom (1967) ... Mike
  • Subterfuge (1968) ... Peter Langley
  • Strange Report (1969) (TV Series) ... Clinton
  • The House That Dripped Blood (1970) ... Richard/Dominic
  • UFO (1970) (TV Series) ... Captain Lauritzen
  • Von Richthofen and Brown aka The Red Baron (1971) ... Owen
  • The Persuaders! (1971) (TV Series) ... Piers Emerson
  • The Fast Kill (1972) ... Max Stein
  • The Daredevil Men (1972) (British short subject) ...Unidentified leading man
  • Dixon of Dock Green (1972) (TV Series) (1972, 1974, 1976) ... Charlie Mann (1972), Johnny Orwell (1972), Jack Montelbetti (1974, 1976)
  • Madigan (1972) (TV Series) (1972–73) ... Detective Jaqueta
  • General Hospital (1975) (TV Series) (1975–78) ... Dr. Guy Wallman
  • The Onedin Line (1977) (TV Series) (1977–79) ... Daniel Fogarty
  • The Enigma Files (1980) (TV Series) ... Det Chief Insp Nick Lewis
  • Doctor Who (1984) (TV Series)...Commander Vorshak
  • Remington Steele (1984) (TV Series)...Richard Moreland
  • Strike it Rich! (1986–87) (TV Series)...Ken Stevenson
  • Pyrates (1991)...Calico Jack
  • Day of the Sirens (2002)...Chat Show Host

Source: wikipedia.org

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