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Edie Adams
Birth: Apr. 16, 1927
Kingston
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 2008
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress, Singer. She was a familiar presence of television, motion pictures and the theater in a career that spanned from the 1950s until her passing. She was married to comedian Ernie Kovacs, and co-starred in his television programs which included "The Ernie Kovacs Show" and "Take a Good Look". Born Elizabeth Edith Enke in Kingston, Pennsylvania, she studied at the Juilliard School of Music, where she trained as a classical vocalist. She first gained recognition as winner of the "Miss U.S. Television Beauty Pageant" in 1950. She made her Broadway stage debut in the musical "Wonderful Town" (1953 to 1954) and won a Tony Award for her performance in the production "Li'l Abner" (1956 to 1958). Among her motion picture credits were "The Apartment" (1960), "Lover Come Back" (1961), "Under the Yum Yum Tree" (1963), "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963), "Love with the Proper Stranger" (1963), "The Oscar" (1966) and "Cheech and Chong: Up in Smoke" (1978). Her television appearances include "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show", "The Love Boat" and "Murder, She Wrote". In addition, she starred in her own musical variety program "The Edie Adams Show" from 1963 to 1964, and appeared in the long-running commercial series for Muriel Cigars. After Ernie Kovacs' death from an automobile accident in 1962, Adams married music publisher and photographer Marty Mills and later to jazz musician Pete Candoli. She died in her Los Angeles, California home from complications of pneumonia and cancer. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Ernie Kovacs (1919 - 1962)
  Pete Candoli (1923 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  Mia Kovacs (1959 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Remembrance section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Oct 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30618541
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- MarBella
 Added: Aug. 29, 2014
Since We've Never Met, I Came To Visit You Today Edie, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014

- Troll's Bridge
 Added: Aug. 26, 2014
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