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Jay Adams

Biography

Original person in the Z-Boys skateboarding team who’s regarded as probably one of the most important skateboarders ever. His easy style produced him an archetype for contemporary skateboarding. He previously several legal complications including illicit drugs. He previously a daughter called Venice along with his 1st wife, Alisha Adams. Emile Hirsch portrayed him within the 2005 film Lords of Dogtown.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jay Adams
Date Of Birth February 3, 1961
Died August 15, 2014, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Profession Skateboarder
Education University of Missouri, Johns Hopkins University, Reformed Episcopal Seminary
Nationality American
Spouse Tracy Adams
Children Venice Adams, Seven Adams
Parents Robert Adams, Philaine Romero
Movies Dogtown and Z-Boys, Lords of Dogtown, Made in Venice
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Professional skateboarder.
2He has a son, Seven, with Samantha Baglioni.
3Skated for Zephyr, Logan Earth & Ski, Tracker Trucks, and Z-Flex.
4Credits his step-father, Kent Sherwood, for his interest in surfing.
5Along with Tony Alva and Stacey Peralta, he is one of the most recognized skaters from the Zephyr Team.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lords of Dogtown2005Party Guest
Skateboard1978Competition Skateboarder

Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ray2004/Iscanning and recording operator: Cinesite

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fallen Idols Aka DOPE.2008Documentary the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Westsiders2010DocumentarySkateboard Legend
Fallen Idols Aka DOPE.2008DocumentaryHimself
Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi2006DocumentaryHimself - Zephyr Team
Dogged on Dogtown2005Video documentary shortHimself
Dogtown Cameos2005Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Lords of Dogtown'2005Video documentary shortHimself
Who Cares?: The Duane Peters Story2005DocumentaryHimself
Dogtown and Z-Boys2001DocumentaryHimself - Zephyr Skate Team
Untitled Sunny Garcia Documentary2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Day at the Pool2011Documentary shortJay Adams

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Old School: Ultimate X2003Video documentary shortHimself

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