- Category : 1927-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Limitation 1
American comedian, actress, singer and businesswoman who was a Tony Award winner (for playing Daisy Mae in Li'l Abner, 1956) and Emmy Award nominee (The Ernie Kovacs Show, 1957).
Adams was well known for her impersonations of sexy stars on stage and television, especially Marilyn Monroe. She was the wife and frequent television partner of Ernie Kovacs until his death in a 1962 car accident. After Kovacs's death, Adams founded two beauty businesses: Edie Adams Cosmetics and Edie Adams Cut 'n' Curl.
Adams married three times and had two children. She died in Los Angeles, California, on 15 October 2008 at age 81 from cancer and pneumonia.