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Who Is The Most Famous Adams In The World?

Updated March 11, 2021 641 votes 23 voters 16.3k views79 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Adams.

How many celebrities with the last name Adams can you think of? The famous Adamses below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Adams, famous musicians named Adams, and even athletes named Adams.

Amy Adams is certainly one of the most famous Adamses on this list. One of the famous actresses with the last name Adams, she rose to fame following her breakthrough role in the 2005 film Junebug. Enchanted, Nocturnal Animals, and Big Eyes are among her notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the last name Adams is John Adams. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He also served as the country's second President from 1797 to 1801.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Adams? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Adams that you've heard of! 

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    Amy Adams

    1974-08-20
    Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and...  more

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    Bryan Adams

    1959-11-05
    Bryan Guy Adams (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer,...  more

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    John Quincy Adams ( (listen); July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman,...  more

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    Patrick Johannes Adams (born August 27, 1981) is a Canadian actor and director. He is best...  more
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    Don Adams

    1923-04-13
    Donald James Yarmy (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005), known professionally as Don Adams,...  more

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    Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress and director who has appeared...  more

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    Ryan Adams

    1974-11-05
    David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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    Yolanda Adams

    1961-08-27
    Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961) is an American gospel singer, record producer,...  more

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    Maud Adams

    1945-02-12
    Maud Solveig Christina Adams (née Wikström; born 12 February 1945), is a Swedish actress,...  more
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    Ansel Adams

    1902-02-20
    Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was a landscape photographer and...  more

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    Nick Adams

    1931-07-10
    Nick Adams may refer to: Nick Adams (actor, born 1931) (1931–1968), appeared in Hollywood...  more

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    Christine Adams (born 15 August 1974) is an English actress and model....  more
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    Brooke Adams

    1949-02-08
    Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress. She is best known for her film...  more
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    Jane Adams

    1965-04-01
    Jane Adams (born April 1, 1965) is an American actress. She made her Broadway debut in the...  more
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    Samuel Adams

    1722-09-27
    Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American...  more

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    Mason Adams

    1919-02-26
    Mason Adams (February 26, 1919 – April 26, 2005) was an American character actor and...  more
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    Cecily Adams

    1958-02-06
    Cecily April Adams (February 6, 1958 – March 3, 2004) was an American actress, casting...  more
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    Sammy Adams

    1987-08-14
    Samuel Adams Wisner (born August 14, 1987), better known by his stage name Sammy Adams, is an...  more

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    George Adams

    1940-04-29
    George Rufus Adams (April 29, 1940 Covington, Georgia – November 14, 1992 New York City) was...  more
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    Ben Adams

    1981-11-22
    Benjamin Edward Stephen Adams (born 22 November 1981) is an English singer and songwriter,...  more
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    Eric Adams

    1954-07-12
    Eric Adams (born Louis Marullo, July 12, 1952) has been the singer of the American heavy metal...  more
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    Julie Adams

    1926-10-17
    Julie Adams (born Betty May Adams; October 17, 1926 – February 3, 2019) was an American...  more

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    Edie Adams

    1927-04-16
    Edie Adams (born April 16, 1927 – October 15, 2008) was an American comedienne, actress,...  more

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    Jonathan Adams

    1931-02-14
    Jonathan Adams (14 February 1931 – 13 June 2005) was an English actor specifically of...  more
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    Oleta Adams

    1953-05-04
    Oleta Adams (born May 4, 1953) is an American soul and gospel singer and pianist....  more