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Marla Adams

Personal information
Birth dateAugust 28, 1938(age 78)
Place of birthOcean City, New Jersey, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1961 2008

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Marla Adams (born August 28, 1938; Ocean City, New Jersey) is an American soap opera actress, best known for her roles as Belle Clemens on The Secret Storm, from 1968 to 1974, and as Dina Abbott Mergeron on The Young and the Restless, from 1983 to 1986 and in 1996. She reprised her role as Dina for three episodes on The Young and the Restless in 2008.

She also was the third actress to play Beth Logan, Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Donna's (Carrie Mitchum, now Jennifer Gareis) mother on The Bold and the Beautiful (1991). She was also the second actress to play manipulative and scheming Myrna Clegg, on the defunct soap Capitol after the death of actress Carolyn Jones who originated the role; and before Marj Dusay, who became better known in the role. She also portrayed Helen Mullin on Generations.

Adams appeared on Broadway in the 1958 production of "The Visit" at the Morosco Theatre with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.


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