He married Margot Feinberg in 1957. The coupled had a daughter, Betsy and son Jim.
He was heard on many radio programs during Radio's Golden Age. A notable recurring role was that of Pepper Young in Pepper Young's Family, which aired from 1947 to 1959. He also portrayed the deadly Nazi Atom Man in a classic 1945 serial on the radio version of The Adventures of Superman.
Adams is perhaps most famous for his role as Managing Editor Charlie Hume in the television series, Lou Grant, which aired from 1977 to 1982.
During the 1960s he was ubiquitous as a voiceover in television commercials for food and other household products, most notably for Smucker's preserves, a role he had resumed in his last years.
He died on April 26, 2005, from natural causes, according to his daughter.
Mason Adams Facts
|Birthday||February 26, 1919|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Date of death||April 26, 2005 (Manhattan, New York, USA, age 86)|
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