Edie Adams, Dead at 81

Edie Adams, the Tony Award-winning actress and singer, died yesterday in Los Angeles at the age of 81. Her publicist has confirmed that the cause of death was pneumonia and cancer. The Associated Press has an obit with a detailed account of her long career in showbusiness, which included “bringing Daisy Mae to life on Broadway” and playing the television foil to her husband, comedian Ernie Kovacs.” More here.

 

 

Edie Adams, Dead at 81