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Who Is The Most Famous Adams In The World?

Updated January 27, 2021 15.7k views81 items

List RulesVote up all of the Adamses you've heard of.

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.

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  • Amy Adams

    Amy Adams

    Age: 46
    Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and...  more
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  • John Adams

    John Adams

    Dec. at 91 (1735-1826)
    John Adams Jr. (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, attorney,...  more
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  • Bryan Adams
    Bryan Guy Adams (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer,...  more
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  • John Quincy Adams

    John Quincy Adams

    Dec. at 81 (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams ( (listen); July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman,...  more
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  • Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams

    Age: 45
    David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter,...  more
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  • Joey Lauren Adams
    Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress and director who has appeared...  more
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  • Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams

    Dec. at 81 (1722-1803)
    Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American...  more
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  • Douglas Adams

    Douglas Adams

    Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)
    Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, screenwriter,...  more
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  • Maud Adams

    Maud Adams

    Age: 70
    Maud Solveig Christina Adams (née Wikström; born 12 February 1945), is a Swedish actress,...  more
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  • Yolanda Adams
    Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961) is an American gospel singer, record producer,...  more
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  • Patrick J. Adams
    Patrick Johannes Adams (born August 27, 1981) is a Canadian actor and director. He is best...  more
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  • Don Adams

    Don Adams

    Dec. at 82 (1923-2005)
    Donald James Yarmy (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005), known professionally as Don Adams,...  more
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  • Ansel Adams

    Ansel Adams

    Dec. at 82 (1902-1984)
    Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was a landscape photographer and...  more
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  • Tony Adams

    Tony Adams

    Age: 53
    Tony Alexander Adams (born 10 October 1966) is an English football manager. As a player,...  more
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  • Valerie Adams
    Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams (formerly Vili; born 6 October 1984) is a New Zealand shot...  more
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  • Matt Adams

    Matt Adams

    Age: 32
    Matthew James Adams is an American professional baseball first baseman for the St. Louis...  more
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  • Jordan Adams
    Jordan Adams is a basketball player....  more
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  • Brooke Adams
    Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress. She is best known for her film...  more
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  • Christine Adams
    Christine Adams (born 15 August 1974) is an English actress and model....  more
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  • Brian Adams

    Brian Adams

    Dec. at 43 (1964-2007)
    Brian Keith Adams (April 14, 1964 – August 13, 2007) was an American professional wrestler....  more
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  • Jane Adams

    Jane Adams

    Age: 55
    Jane Adams (born April 1, 1965) is an American actress. She made her Broadway debut in the...  more
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  • Mike Adams

    Mike Adams

    Age: 42
    Jon Michael Adams (born July 29, 1978) is an American former right-handed relief pitcher. He...  more
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  • Edie Adams

    Edie Adams

    Dec. at 81 (1927-2008)
    Edie Adams (born April 16, 1927 – October 15, 2008) was an American comedienne, actress,...  more
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  • Alvan Adams
    Alvan Leigh Adams (born July 19, 1954) is an American retired professional basketball player....  more
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  • Jack Adams

    Jack Adams

    Dec. at 73 (1895-1968)
    John James "Jack" Adams (June 14, 1894 – May 1, 1968) was a Canadian professional ice hockey...  more
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