Julie Adams was an American actress, born 17 October 1926, best known as the Damsel in Distress in the 1954 horror classic Creature From the Black Lagoon, died 3 February 2019. She was aged 92 when she passed away early Sunday morning in Los Angeles.
Julie (Julia, Betty May) Adams, actor, was primarily known for her numerous television guest roles. She starred in a number of films in the 1950s, including Bend of the River opposite James Stewart and Creature from the Black Lagoon.
Who Is Julia Adams
- Billed as Julia Adams toward the beginning of her career
- Born: 17 October 1926, Waterloo, Iowa, United States
- Died: 3 February 2019, Los Angeles, California, United States
- TV shows: The Jimmy Stewart Show, Murder, She Wrote, MORE
- Spouse: Ray Danton (m. 1954–1981), Leonard B. Stern (m. 1951–1953)
- Children: Mitchell Danton, Steve Danton
Julie Adams, starred opposite some of the screen’s most handsome actors, including Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis, Glenn Ford and Elvis Presley. Yet her enduring fame rests on the role of the inamorata of the title character of Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954).
She is survived by their two sons, Steven and Mitchell.
In more than six decades in film and on television, Adams also starred with Donald O’Connor in Francis Joins the WACS (1954), played opposite Elvis Presley in Tickle Me (1965) and appeared with Dennis Hopper in The Last Movie (1971) and with John Wayne in McQ (1974).
Her death had sprung up series of reactions all over the world at that time as fans and loved ones are baffled over the underlying cause of her death. At that time, the cause of her death was not released to the public but it suffices to say that she passed away due to illness.