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John L. Adams

John L. Adams

After attending Winston-Salem University in North Carolina, John L. Adams moved out west to Los Angeles where he began his career as a stand-up comic. Adams has been seen performing at many of the industries most infamous comedy clubs, including L.A.'s The Improv, The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, as well as the Riviera Casino in Las Vegas. A natural, with style and charisma on stage, Adams didn't last long as a stand-up comedian before he was being sought out as an up-and-coming character actor.

In 2001, Warren Littlefield secured Adams a development deal with NBC studios, where he was cast as a series regular on the 13-episode pick-up of Just Deal. Adams has also been seen in numerous guest starring and recurring television roles including the Paramount/UPN series Girlfriends, the new NBC/Chuck Lorre (Dharma & Greg) pilot Love Junkies, the WB's The Parenthood, and USA Network's hit series Pacific Blue.

Adams has also appeared in stage productions of The Wiz, as the scarecrow, and as Tony in Trouble Man. Although Adams hasn't been around for long, you may recognize his face from the AT&T 1-800-COLLECT commercial he appeared in with David Arquette.

In his spare time, Adams enjoys singing, dancing, cooking and playing sports.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

John L. Adams Facts

BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Selected Filmography

Iron Man 2
The Ringer
Ghost Exchange
Love Actually
Coming to America
The Break-Up
Baby's Day Out
Die Hard: With a Vengeance
Coach Carter
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