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Nick Adams Overview:

Actor, Nick Adams, was born Nicholas Aloysius Adamschock on Jul 10, 1931 in Nanticoke, PA. Adams died at the age of 36 on Feb 7, 1968 in Beverly Hills, CA .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Adams was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1963Best Supporting ActorTwilight of Honor (1963)Ben BrownNominated
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Nick Adams Quotes:

Tracy Mitchell: You know how they are - old timers - trustin' the Good Book and not much else. Still play poker with two decks and three guns on the table.


Stephen Reinhart: I see it, but I don't believe it!


Stephen Reinhart: It's only the wind.


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Nick Adams Facts
Screen and television actor.

He became a close friend of James Dean after playing a small role in Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and reportedly was devastated when Dean was killed. Adams began behaving recklessly and was arrested for speeding nine times in one year. He was placed on probation.

He joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1952, allegedly to avoid being drafted into the Army during the Korean War.

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