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Julie Adams

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Actress who have appeared in the basic film The Creature from the Dark Lagoon. She got a brief function on it present Murder, She Wrote. She proved helpful being a secretary before getting famous, and performed a secretary in the 2011 film Carnage. She’s two kids and married double; her last relationship was to Ray Danton. She is at the film Tickle Me with Elvis Presley.

Quick Facts


Full Name Julie Adams
Date Of Birth October 17, 1926
Place Of Birth Waterloo, IA
Height 1.68 m
Profession TV Actress
Education University of Notre DameGeorge Washington University
Nationality American
Spouse Ray Danton, Leonard B. Stern
Children Mitchell Danton, Steve Danton
Parents Esther Gertrude Beckett Adams, Ralph Adams
Movies Creature from the Black Lagoon, Bend of the River, Tickle Me, The Man from the Alamo, The Mississippi Gambler, The Lawless Breed, Horizons West, The Gunfight at Dodge City, The Private War of Major Benson, Wings of the Hawk, Away All Boats, Bright Victory, The Looters, One Desire, Four Girls in Town, McQ, Hollywood Story, Psychic Killer, The Underwater City, Go Ask Alice, Black Roses, Tarawa Beachhead, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Crooked River, The Stand at Apache River, Colorado Ranger, The Killer Inside Me, Carnage, The Last Movie, Six Bridges to Cross, Slim Carter, Francis Joins the WACS, World Trade Center, The Treasure of Lost Canyon, The Wild McCullochs, West of the Brazos, Hostile Country, The Fifth Floor, Fast on the Draw, Raymie, Goodbye, Franklin High, Catchfire, The Trackers, The Dalton Gang, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Marshal of Heldorado, Finders Keepers, Kill No More, Code Red
TV Shows Capitol, Code Red, The Bold Ones: The New Doctors, The Jimmy Stewart Show, Yancy Derringer
Star Sign Libra

  • Facts
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  • Awards
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#Fact
1She is widely known as a social butterfly.
2As an unfamiliar actress, Catherine Hickland thanked her for Hickland's stardom to acting.
3Acting mentor and friends with Catherine Hickland.
4Shares the same birthday with Marsha Hunt, who is nine years her senior.
5Her idol was Vivien Leigh.
6After her last role Carnage (2011), she retired from acting at age 84.
7Won the Rondo Award for the Monster Kid Hall of Fame at the annual Wonderfest in Louisville, Kentucky. [2012]
8Had a joint birthday with Beverly Garland. They both guest-starred on the same episode of Mannix (1967).
9Had to perform most of her own stunts in Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954).
10Had moved to Blytheville, Arkansas, with her family, when she was a young girl.
11Worked as a part-time secretary before entering the motion picture industry.
12Was honored with a Film Career Achievement Award at CineCon. [2011]
13Met her future husband Ray Danton on the set of The Looters (1955).
14Friends with: Shirley Jones, Angela Lansbury, Charlotte Rae, James Drury, Doug McClure, Clint Walker, Pernell Roberts, Andy Griffith, Jack Kelly, Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Marsha Hunt, Beverly Garland, Anne Jeffreys, Piper Laurie, Joan Leslie, James Stewart, Loretta Young, Rock Hudson, Rory Calhoun, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Robert Conrad, Barbara Stanwyck, Raymond Burr, Richard Anderson, Jack Klugman, Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Lorne Greene, Mike Connors, Tony Curtis, Norman Lloyd, William Conrad, Yvonne De Carlo and Robert Young.
15Has appeared with Rock Hudson in five films: Bright Victory (1951), Bend of the River (1952), Horizons West (1952), The Lawless Breed (1953) and One Desire (1955).
16When Adams was a young girl, she used to go to the cinema every Saturday, watching Westerns.
17Attended and graduated from Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas (1944).
18Began her career as a contract player for Universal Studios in 1949, where she first met Tony Curtis, Marsha Hunt and Piper Laurie.
19At age 22, she legally changed her name from Betty May to Julie, when she was under contract with Universal Studios.
20At age 19, she was crowned "Miss Little Rock" and then moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her acting career.
21Interviewed in Tom Weaver's book, "They Fought in the Creature Features" (McFarland & Co., 1995).
22Universal Pictures publicity in the 1950s claimed that her legs won an award as "the most perfectly symmetrical in the world" and that they were insured for $125,000.
23In Italy, all her films were dubbed by either Dhia Cristiani, Renata Marini or Lidia Simoneschi.
24Has two sons: Steve Danton and Mitchell Danton.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carnage2011Secretary (Telephone Voice) (voice)
Lost: Missing Pieces2008TV Mini-SeriesAmelia
CSI: NY2007TV SeriesBetty Willens
Cold Case2006TV SeriesDottie Mills (2006)
Lost2006TV SeriesAmelia
World Trade Center2006Allison's Grandmother
Lost2006/IShort
Close to Home2005TV SeriesMrs. McNeil
Lost2005/IShortOlder woman
Family Law2000TV SeriesBonnie
Sliders1999TV SeriesOld Maggie Beckett
Melrose Place1999TV SeriesMrs. Damarr
Diagnosis Murder1997TV SeriesEdie Reynolds Fallon
The Conviction of Kitty Dodds1993TV MovieMargaret
Beverly Hills, 902101993TV SeriesArlene Beevis
Murder, She Wrote1987-1993TV SeriesEve Simpson
Catchfire1990Martha
Black Roses1988Mrs. Miller
Too Close for Comfort1981-1984TV SeriesSylvia Walker
Hot Pursuit1984TV Series
Capitol1984TV SeriesPaula Denning
Champions1984Emma Hussey
Quincy M.E.1977-1982TV SeriesDr. Chris Winston / Sharon Ross / Mrs. Daniels
Code Red1981-1982TV SeriesAnn Rorchek / Amy Rorchek
Cagney & Lacey1982TV SeriesHelen Granger
Vega$1981TV SeriesMargaret Sorenson
Trapper John, M.D.1980TV SeriesLorrie Malcolm
Dan August: The Trouble with Women1980TV MoviePatricia Fairley
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978TV SeriesQueen
The Fifth Floor1978Nurse Hannelord
The Incredible Hulk1978TV SeriesEllen
The Runaways1978TV SeriesMother
Goodbye, Franklin High1978Janice Armer
Police Woman1978TV SeriesEleanor Simpson
This Is the Life1977TV Series
McMillan & Wife1977TV SeriesDorothy Wininger
Six Characters in Search of an Author1976TV MovieThe Mother
The Killer Inside Me1976Mother
Medical Center1976TV SeriesEllie Wilke
Psychic Killer1975Dr. Laura Scott
Cannon1972-1975TV SeriesSylvia Killian / Meg Lucas
Ellery Queen1975TV SeriesJennifer Packer
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969-1975TV SeriesLee Morgan / Claire
Mobile One1975TV SeriesAlma Marvin
The Wild McCullochs1975Hannah McCulloch
The Streets of San Francisco1975TV SeriesJudith
Caribe1975TV SeriesMillicent Bladell
Kolchak: The Night Stalker1975TV SeriesMrs. Walker
Run, Joe, Run1974TV SeriesDr. Dixon
Lucas Tanner1974TV SeriesMrs. Walker
McQ1974Elaine
Mannix1967-1973TV SeriesEdie Reynolds / Liza Carter
Search1973TV SeriesJeanette Lewis
Mod Squad1968-1973TV SeriesNancy Ryan / Samantha Semple
Go Ask Alice1973TV MovieDorothy
The Doris Day Show1969-1972TV SeriesLouise Rusk / Karen Carruthers
The Jimmy Stewart Show1971-1972TV SeriesMartha Howard
Night Gallery1972TV SeriesGay Melcor (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
The Trackers1971TV MovieDora Paxton
The Last Movie1971Mrs. Anderson
The Young Lawyers1971TV SeriesAlice Graham
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1970-1971TV SeriesLynn Craig
Dan August1970TV SeriesPatricia Fairley
The F.B.I.1969TV SeriesDenise Kriton
My Friend Tony1969TV Series
The Outsider1968TV SeriesLaura Carlvic
Ironside1968TV SeriesNorma Howard
The Big Valley1966-1968TV SeriesJanet Masters / Edna Wesley
Valley of Mystery1967TV MovieJoan Simon
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1967TV SeriesJulia Douglas
The Virginian1966TV SeriesMarian Clay
The Long, Hot Summer1965TV SeriesLeona Mills
Burke's Law1965TV SeriesCarla Cabral
12 O'Clock High1965TV SeriesLt. Betty Russo
Perry Mason1963-1965TV SeriesPatricia L. Kean / Janice Blake / Janice Barton / ...
Tickle Me1965Vera Radford
Kraft Suspense Theatre1964-1965TV SeriesJoanne Clay / Ellen Yarnell
Insight1965TV Series
77 Sunset Strip1959-1964TV SeriesAnne Kenzie / Norma Kellogg / Miriam Galbraith / ...
Arrest and Trial1963TV SeriesEleanor
General Hospital1963TV SeriesDenise Wilton (1968)
The Gallant Men1963TV SeriesCapt. Meg Thorpe
Checkmate1960-1962TV SeriesJean Damion / Janet Evans
Dr. Kildare1962TV SeriesGinny Nelson
The Underwater City1962Dr. Monica Powers
The Dick Powell Theatre1962TV SeriesRobin
The Andy Griffith Show1962TV SeriesMary Simpson
King of Diamonds1962TV SeriesAnna
Surfside 61961TV SeriesJulie Owens / Merilee Williams
Outlaws1961TV SeriesJill Wilbur
Hawaiian Eye1960-1961TV SeriesGloria Matthews / Sara Crane
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1958-1961TV SeriesPhyllis Kendall / Peg Valence / Carol Longsworth
Bonanza1961TV SeriesHelen Layton
Michael Shayne1960TV SeriesBeatrice Drake
Wrangler1960TV SeriesEve Browning
Markham1960TV SeriesStacey Winters
Raymie1960Helen
Tate1960TV SeriesMary Hardin
The Rifleman1960TV SeriesNora Sanford
Alcoa Theatre1960TV SeriesBetty Fordham
Maverick1959-1960TV SeriesWilma White / Belle Morgan
Cheyenne1960TV SeriesIrene Travers
The Alaskans1959TV SeriesClara
The Man and the Challenge1959TV SeriesLinda Webb
Steve Canyon1959TV SeriesAmanda Crown
The Gunfight at Dodge City1959Pauline Howard
One Step Beyond1959TV SeriesHelen Archer
The Loretta Young Show1958TV SeriesMilly / Paula McGill
Goodyear Theatre1958TV SeriesMarion Ewell
Zane Grey Theater1958TV SeriesNora Jepson / Julie Brand
Tarawa Beachhead1958Ruth Nelson Campbell
Yancy Derringer1958TV SeriesAmanda Eaton
Playhouse 901958TV SeriesJanice Ohringer
Climax!1957TV SeriesColeen
Slim Carter1957Clover Doyle
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue1957Daisy 'Dee' Pauley
Lux Video Theatre1955-1957TV SeriesCatherine / Henrietta Smith / Jane
Four Girls in Town1957Kathy Conway
Away All Boats1956Nadine MacDougall
Studio One in Hollywood1956TV SeriesAnne
The Colgate Comedy Hour1955TV SeriesDr. Kay Lambert
The Private War of Major Benson1955Dr. Kay Lambert
One Desire1955Judith Watrous
The Looters1955Sheryl Gregory
Six Bridges to Cross1955Ellen Gallagher
Francis Joins the WACS1954Capt. Jane Parker (as Julia Adams)
Creature from the Black Lagoon1954Kay (as Julia Adams)
The Stand at Apache River1953Valerie Kendrick (as Julia Adams)
Wings of the Hawk1953Raquel Noriega (as Julia Adams)
The Man from the Alamo1953Beth Anders (as Julia Adams)
The Mississippi Gambler1953Ann Conant (as Julia Adams)
The Lawless Breed1953Rosie McCoy (as Julia Adams)
Horizons West1952Lorna Hardin (as Julia Adams)
The Treasure of Lost Canyon1952Myra Wade (as Julia Adams)
Bend of the River1952Laura Baile (as Julia Adams)
Finders Keepers1952Sue Kipps (as Julia Adams)
Hollywood Story1951Sally Rousseau / Amanda Rousseau (as Julia Adams)
Bright Victory1951Chris Paterson (as Julia Adams)
For Heaven's Sake1950Joe's Mother (scenes deleted)
Fast on the Draw1950Ann (as Betty Adams)
West of the Brazos1950Ann Greene (as Betty Adams)
Colorado Ranger1950Ann (as Betty Adams)
Crooked River1950Ann Hayden (as Betty Adams)
Marshal of Heldorado1950Ann (as Betty Adams)
Hostile Country1950Ann Green (as Betty Adams)
The Dalton Gang1949Polly Medford (as Betty Adams)
Red, Hot and Blue1949Starlet (uncredited)
Your Show Time1949TV Series

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carnage2011dialect coach: Christoph Waltz

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Danton Force2016Video documentary shortHerself
Fighting Against the Wind: Making 'The American Dreamer'2015Video documentary shortHerself
Creature Feature: 60 Years of the Gill-Man2014DocumentaryHerself
Dr. Gangrenes Recommended Movie of the Week2010TV Series shortHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man2004Video documentaryHerself
Back to the Black Lagoon: A Creature Chronicle2000Video documentary shortHerself
King B: A Life in the Movies1993Herself
You Don't Say1969TV SeriesHerself
The Object Is1964TV SeriesHerself
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHerself
The Juke Box Jury1959TV SeriesHerself
The World's Most Beautiful Girls1953Documentary short Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elementary2016TV SeriesKay Lawrence
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2007TV Series documentaryKay Lawrence (as Julia Adams)
Lost2007TV SeriesAmelia
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That2005TV Movie documentaryLorna Hardin Beth Anders Raquel Noriega (as Julia Adams)
Cry-Baby1990Kay
The Horror Show1979TV Movie documentary
Gold, Glory and Custer1964
Frontier Justice1959TV SeriesJulie Brand

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999Golden BootGolden Boot Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Supporting Role on a Daytime SerialCapitol (1982)


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#Quote
1[on Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)] I think the best thing about the picture is that we do feel for the Creature. We feel for him and his predicament and where he is and so on. I think that's a very positive thing really. I like that we feel sympathy for the Creature.
2[on Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)] Oh, it was a real shock when we saw the Creature. And you can see from the pictures in the book that I look a little awestruck, kind of taken aback when I saw it at first. I thought it was quite wonderful, extraordinary, and a little scary which of course is exactly what it was supposed to be.
3No matter what you do, you can act your heart out, but people will always say, "Oh, Julie Adams - Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954).".

#Trademark
1Voluptuous figure
2Southern accent
3Deep sultry voice
4Natural brunette hair

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