Wednesday, April 21, 2010

RIP Mike Adams

Stuntman Michael Gene Adams dies
'Days of Our Lives' stunt coordinator was 60
Staff report

April 21, 2010, 04:08 PM ET

Michael Gene Adams, a veteran stuntman and actor, died April 18 at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Newhall, Calif., after suffering a stroke. He was 60.

Adams, who grew up on a cattle ranch and traveled the rodeo circuit as a youngster, served as a stuntman or stunt coordinator on more than 80 films and acted in another 20. For many years, he was the stunt coordinator on NBC soap "Days of Our Lives" and was a president of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures.

He is survived by his sister, Kris Stevens.

ADAMS, Mike (Michael Adams)
Born: 1949
Died: 4/18/2010, Newhall, California, U.S.A.

Mike Adams' westerns - actor, stuntman, stunt coordinator:
The Legend of the Lone Ranger - 1981 (Ranger Palmer)
Pale Rider - 1985 (horseman)
City Slickers - 1991 [stunts]
Thuderheart - 1992 [stunts]
Geronimo: An American Legend - 1993 (Schoonover gang member)
Wild Bill - 1995 [stunts]
Shaughnessy (TV) - 1996 [stunt coordinator]

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