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Overview (4)

Born in Poplar, London, England, UK
Died in Slough, Berkshire, England, UK  (prostate cancer)
Birth NameAnthony Frederick Charles Adams
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tom Adams was born on March 9, 1938 in Poplar, London, England as Anthony Frederick Charles Adams. He was an actor, known for The Great Escape (1963), The 2nd Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World (1965) and O.K. Yevtushenko (1968). He died on December 11, 2014 in Slough, Berkshire, England.

Trivia (6)

He was considered for the roles of Kelly, Lamson, Caine, Dr. Armstong, Dr. Bukovsky and Roger Derebridge in Lifeforce (1985).
His fine voice featured on numerous TV commercials (Aero Biscuits, Stannah Stairlifts) and on the British digital television channel E4.
In the 1960s, he taught English and drama at the Cardinal Griffin Secondary Modern School in London.
He passed away only 16 days after Joanna Dunham whom he appeared on-screen with in The House That Dripped Blood (1970).
He was one (and final) of four actors whom appeared in The Great Escape (1963) to pass away in the last six months of 2014, the others were (in order) are James Garner, Richard Attenborough and Angus Lennie.
His advert for Stannah Stairlifts was still being shown on TV seven months after he had died.

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