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Tom Adams

Last updated 13 December 2014

Tom Adams (1938-2014) - Image Credit: Chuck Foster
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Tom Adams

Born: Wednesday 9th March 1938
Died: December 2014 (age: 76)


Tom Adams is an English actor with roles in horror and mystery films, and several TV shows.

He starred as Charles Vine in Licensed to Kill (aka The Second Best Secret Agent in the Whole Wide World, 1965) and the sequels Where the Bullets Fly (1966) and Somebody's Stolen Our Russian Spy (1967).

His television credits include General Hospital (1972); The Onedin Line as Daniel Fogarty (1977-1979) and Emmerdale Farm as Malcolm Bates (1987).

For many years in the 1980s and '90s he was the face of furniture stores DFS.