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Jimmie Adams (James B. Adams)

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Biography

Paterson, New Jersey, USA
Born c. 1888. A slight, short, slapstick comedian who starred in two-reel comedies for Mermaid, Educational, and Christie Film Company in the 1920's. Died in 1933 at age 45 in Glendale, California.

In 1921 Adams starred in two-reel comedies for Educational Pictures and Al Christie. The slightly built, pencil-mustached Adams has been described by historian Kalton C. Lahue as "a poor man's Charley Chase." Like Chase, and unlike the other comics at Educational, Adams favored situation comedy over slapstick. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Pvt. Jimmie Adams

Rough Seas 1931

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Character: Charley's Pal and Quartet Member

First in War 1932

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