Famous People Named Adam
Take a look at famous people named Adam such as Adam Clayton, Adam Sandler, and Adam West.
Film Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Singer, Screenwriter / 1966 -
Actor, comedian, and musician Adam Sandler was a cast member on Saturday Night Live and is the star of such films as Punch-Drunk Love and The Wedding Singer.
Singer / 1982 -
Adam Lambert is an American singer best known for his finalist position in the eighth season of American Idol in 2009. His huge vocal range and glam-rocker style made him a standout. Lambert came in second place.
Educator, Philosopher, Scholar, Economist, Political Scientist, Journalist / 1723 - 1790
Scottish social philosopher and political economist Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations and achieved the first comprehensive system of political economy.
Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Civil Rights Activist, U.S. Representative, Pastor / 1908 - 1972
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was a 20th century clergyman and U.S. representative who was a major force in establishing civil rights for African Americans.
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profile name: Adam Sandler profile occupation: Film Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Singer, Screenwriter
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profile name: Adam Levine profile occupation: Songwriter, Singer
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profile name: Adam Smith profile occupation: Educator, Philosopher, Scholar, Economist, Political Scientist, Journalist
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profile name: Adam Lambert profile occupation: Singer
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profile name: Adam Lanza profile occupation: Murderer
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profile name: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, U.S. Representative, Pastor
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