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Adam Wade (Patrick Henry Wade)

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Biography

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
He may have made TV history as the first black game show host back in the 1970s, but the talents of singer/actor/musician Adam Wade extend far wider. Born Patrick Henry Wade, he grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the late 1950s he served as part of the research team for Dr. Jonas Salk who invented the polio vaccine. In 1959, he switched to performing and found in himself a smooth, gifted vocalist, his early influences being Johnny Mathis and Nat 'King' Cole. In 1960 he decided to make the journey to New York and pursue his dream. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Rev. Lovejoy

Drug Affected 2015

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Character: Sam, the Bartender

Brother to Brother 2004

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Character: Christopher Talkin

L7: The Beauty Process 1998

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Character: Dr. Greg Martin

The Jeffersons 1975

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Character: Brother #1

Shaft 1971

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Character: Sgt. Dalton

Police Woman 1974

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Character: Marty Slade

What's Happening!! 1976

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Character: Dr. Homer Willis

The Dukes of Hazzard 1979

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