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Don Adams

Don Adams
Don Adams as Maxwell Smart, Agent 86
Personal information
Birth nameDonald James Yarmy
Birth dateApril 13, 1923
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of deathSeptember 25, 2005(age 82)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of deathLung Infection
OccupationActor, comedian, game show panelist, director, voice artist
Years active1954 2005
Spouse-Adelaide Efantis-1947-1958
-Dorothy Bracken-1960-1976
-Judy Luciano-1977-1990

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Don Adams (April 13, 1923 September 25, 2005) was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart (Agent 86) in the television situation comedy Get Smart (1965 1970, 1995), which he also sometimes directed and wrote. Adams won three consecutive Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Smart (1967 1969). He provided the voices for the animated series Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales (1963 1966) and Inspector Gadget (1983 1986) as their title characters. He voiced Sid Pickles in all episodes of Spike & Mike (1993 1999), and two follow up films, Spike & Mike Movie and Spike and Mike: Got Hostaged.

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