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Also Known As: Gerald D. Adams, Gerald Adams Died: August 23, 1988
Born: June 26, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA Profession: screenwriter, literary agent, businessman

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Gerald Drayson Adams brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. He wrote for TV series such as "Maverick" (1957-62) and "Northwest Passage" (1958-59). Adams started his entertainment career writing for films, including "The Miracle Kid" (1941), "A Guy, a Gal and a Pal" (1945) and "Dead Reckoning" (1947). He also appeared in "The Magnificent Rogue" (1947), the western "Old Los Angeles" (1948) with Billy Elliott and "The Big Steal" (1949). Nearing the end of his career, Adams wrote "Three Young Texans" (1954), the Rock Hudson western "Taza, Son of Cochise" (1954) and the dramatic period piece "Princess of the Nile" (1954) with Debra Paget. He also appeared in the Victor Mature biopic "Chief Crazy Horse" (1955) and "Gun Fight" (1961). Adams more recently wrote the Elvis Presley musical comedy "Harum Scarum" (1965). Adams passed away in August 1988 at the age of 88.

Gerald Drayson Adams brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. He wrote for TV series such as "Maverick" (1957-62) and "Northwest Passage" (1958-59). Adams started his entertainment career writing for films, including "The Miracle Kid" (1941), "A Guy, a Gal and a Pal" (1945) and "Dead Reckoning" (1947). He also appeared in "The Magnificent Rogue" (1947), the western "Old Los Angeles" (1948) with Billy Elliott and "The Big Steal" (1949). Nearing the end of his career, Adams wrote "Three Young Texans" (1954), the Rock Hudson western "Taza, Son of Cochise" (1954) and the dramatic period piece "Princess of the Nile" (1954) with Debra Paget. He also appeared in the Victor Mature biopic "Chief Crazy Horse" (1955) and "Gun Fight" (1961). Adams more recently wrote the Elvis Presley musical comedy "Harum Scarum" (1965). Adams passed away in August 1988 at the age of 88.

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1925:
Worked as an export executive
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Became a literary agent
1941:
Scripted his first feature, "The Miracle Kid"
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Wrote for TV series such as "Maverick" (1957-62) and "Northwest Passage" (1958-59)
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Education

University of Oxford: Oxford , England -

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