Julie Adams

Highest Rated: 100% Man from the Alamo (1953)
Birthday: Oct 17, 1926
Birthplace: Not Available
A former secretary, Julie Adams inaugurated her film career in a series of slapped-together westerns starring James Ellison and Russell Hayden. She billed herself under her real name of Betty Adams until she was signed by Universal in 1949; she then became Julia Adams, which was modified to Julie by the early 1950s. Fans of the 1953 horror film Creature From the Black Lagoon tend to believe that Julie became a leading lady on the strength of her role in this film as the imperiled--and fetchingly underclad--heroine. In fact, she had been cast in good parts as early as 1950, notably the wealthy fiancee of newly blinded GI Arthur Kennedy in Bright Victory (1951). Curiously, some of her largest roles of the 1950s, in films like The Private War of Major Benson (1955) and Away All Boats (1956), were her least interesting. She cut down on her film appearances in the early 1960s to concentrate on television, a medium that permitted her to hold out for meatier acting assignments. Though she still tended to be cast in such negligible roles as the star's wife in The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971), Julie was proud of her many powerful guest-star appearances on dramatic programs: she was particularly fond of her performance as a middle-aged pregnant woman on a 1969 installment of Marcus Welby MD. Julie Adams was at one time married to actor/director Ray Danton.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Chez Upshaw Actor 2012
No Score Yet One Nation Under Dog Actor 2012
71% Carnage Secretary $2.3M 2011
No Score Yet Creature Feature Actor 2008
55% Déjà Vu Actor $64M 2006
67% World Trade Center Allison's Grandmother $70.3M 2006
50% Catchfire (Backtrack) Martha 1990
No Score Yet Black Roses Mrs. Miller 1988
No Score Yet Champions Emma Hussey 1984
No Score Yet The Horror Show Actor 1979
No Score Yet The Fifth Floor Nurse 1978
No Score Yet Psychic Killer Actor 1978
No Score Yet Killer Force (The Diamond Mercenaries) Actor 1976
No Score Yet Six Characters in Search of an Author The Mother 1976
40% The Killer Inside Me Mother 1976
No Score Yet The McCullochs Hannah McCulloch 1975
No Score Yet Psychic Killer Dr. Scott 1975
50% McQ Elaine Forrester 1974
No Score Yet Go Ask Alice Actor 1972
50% The Last Movie Mrs. Anderson 1971
No Score Yet The Trackers Actor 1971
No Score Yet Tickle Me Vera Radford 1965
No Score Yet The Underwater City Dr. Monica Powers 1962
No Score Yet The Gunfight at Dodge City Pauline Howard 1959
No Score Yet Slaughter on Tenth Avenue Dee 1957
No Score Yet Away All Boats Nadine MacDougall 1956
No Score Yet The Private War of Major Benson Dr. Kay Lambert 1955
No Score Yet Six Bridges to Cross Ellen Gallagher 1955
No Score Yet One Desire Judith Watrous 1955
84% Creature from the Black Lagoon Kay Lawrence 1954
No Score Yet Francis Joins the WACs Capt. Parker 1954
No Score Yet The Mississippi Gambler Ann 1953
No Score Yet The Lawless Breed Rosie McCoy 1953
100% Man from the Alamo Beth Anders 1953
No Score Yet The Stand at Apache River Valerie Kendrick 1953
No Score Yet Horizons West Lorna Hardin 1952
100% Bend of the River Laura Baile 1952
No Score Yet Bright Victory Chris Paterson 1951
No Score Yet Hollywood Story Sally Rousseau / Amanda Rousseau 1951
No Score Yet For Heaven's Sake Joe's Mother (scenes deleted) 1950
No Score Yet The Dalton Gang Polly Medford 1949


No Score Yet CSI: NY
Betty Willens
  • 2007
No Score Yet Cold Case
Dottie Mills
  • 2006
90% Lost
  • 2006
No Score Yet Melrose Place
Mrs. Damarr
  • 1999
No Score Yet Sliders
Old Maggie Beckett
  • 1999
No Score Yet Beverly Hills, 90210
Grandma Arlene Beevis Cindy's Mother
  • 1993
  • 1990
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
Eve Simpson Local Gossip
  • 1993
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No Score Yet Too Close for Comfort
Muriel's Best Friend Sylvia
  • 1985
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No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
Sharon Helen
  • 1980
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Incredible Hulk
  • 1978
No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D.
Lee Morgan
  • 1975
  • 1969
No Score Yet Night Gallery
Gay Melcor
  • 1972
No Score Yet Ironside
Norma Howard
  • 1968
No Score Yet The Andy Griffith Show
Mary Simpson
  • 1962
No Score Yet Bonanza
Helen Layton
  • 1961
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Peg Carol Phyllis Kendall
  • 1961
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No Score Yet Maverick
Belle Morgan Wilma White
  • 1960
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