Nick Adams



  • Birth Name: Nicholas Aloysius Adamschock
  • Date of Birth: 10 July 1931
  • Place Of Birth:  Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)


Nick Adams, best known to audiences as Johnny Yuma of the TV series The Rebel (1959), played leads and supporting parts in many films of the 1950s, often cast in the same “troubled young man” mold as his good friend, James Dean. He was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Twilight of Honor (1963) He died in 1968 due to an overdose of drugs he was taking for a nervous disorder.