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  • BIRTH 17/06/1885
  • DEATH 26/11/1947
  • Country United States
  • MOVIES 34

Ernie Adams

Ernie Adams (born Ernest Stephen Dumarais, June 18, 1885 – November 26, 1947) was an American vaudevillian performer, stage and screen actor and writer.

Born in San Francisco, California to Leon D. Adams and Laurence G. Girard, he was also billed as Ernest S. Adams and Ernie S. Adams.

He appeared in vaudeville, theater, and film. He started his career in musical comedy on Broadway. Along with his wife Berdonna Gilbert, he formed the vaudeville team "Gilbert and Adams". He appeared in more than 400 films starting from the silent era between 1919 and 1948, and was particularly known for playing shady characters. On Broadway, Adams appeared in Toot-Toot! (1918).

On November 26, 1947, Adams died of an acute pulmonary edema at the West Olympic Sanitarium in Los Angeles, California, aged 62. He is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood.

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Ernie Adams

Movies (34)

All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front
2nd Medic Orderly (uncredited)
It Happened One Night
It Happened One Night
Bag Thief (uncredited)
Murder, My Sweet
Murder, My Sweet
Bartender at "Florian's" (uncredited)
The Killers
The Killers
Hood with Cane (uncredited)
Young Mr. Lincoln
Young Mr. Lincoln
Man with Lynch Mob (uncredited)
Son of Zorro
Son of Zorro
Judge Hyde
Mandrake the Magician
Mandrake the Magician
Brown
The Suspect
The Suspect
Cabbie (uncredited)
Bad Man of Deadwood
Bad Man of Deadwood
Medicine Show Spectator
Little Caesar
Little Caesar
Cashier (uncredited)
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Eddie - Circus Attendant
Along Came Jones
Along Came Jones
Townsman (uncredited)
The Shadow of the Eagle
The Shadow of the Eagle
Pat Kelly
The Mexicali Kid
The Mexicali Kid
Carl--Gorson's Bookkeeper
Dark Command
Dark Command
Townsman
My Man Godfrey
My Man Godfrey
Forgotten Man (uncredited)
The Jungle Captive
The Jungle Captive
Jim
Weary River
Weary River
Ex-Con in Alley (uncredited)
Million Dollar Legs
Million Dollar Legs
Klopstokian Athlete (uncredited)
The Good Bad Girl
The Good Bad Girl
One of Tyler's Thugs
The Glass Key
The Glass Key
Bettor (uncredited)
The Pretender
The Pretender
Thomas the butler
Honolulu Lu
Honolulu Lu
Pierre
The Invisible Man Returns
The Invisible Man Returns
Minor Role (uncredited)
She Done Him Wrong
She Done Him Wrong
Man in Audience (uncredited)
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Waiter at Hangman's Knot (uncredited)
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum
Man Thrown out of Apartment Building
Dance, Fools, Dance
Dance, Fools, Dance
Luva’s Henchman #1 (uncredited)
The Purple Vigilantes
The Purple Vigilantes
Blake
Mission to Moscow
Mission to Moscow
Heckler (uncredited)
Fear
Fear
House Painter
Desperate
Desperate
Villager (uncredited)
The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Man Who Came to Dinner
Michaelson (uncredited)
Colorado Kid
Colorado Kid
Bibben Tucker