List of Famous people with last name Adams
Ansel Easton Adams was an American landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West. He helped found Group f/64, an association of photographers advocating "pure" photography which favored sharp focus and the use of the full tonal range of a photograph. He and Fred Archer developed an exacting system of image-making called the Zone System, a method of achieving a desired final print through a deeply technical understanding of how tonal range is recorded and developed in exposure, negative development, and printing. The resulting clarity and depth of such images characterized his photography.
Eric Leroy Adams is an American politician and retired police officer who is the 18th borough president of Brooklyn. He is the Democratic Party nominee in the 2021 New York City mayoral election.
Amy Lou Adams is an American actress. Known for both comedic and dramatic roles, she has appeared three times in annual rankings of the world's highest-paid actresses. Her accolades include two Golden Globe Awards, and nominations for six Academy Awards and seven British Academy Film Awards.
John Adams was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from 1797 to 1801. Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain, and he served as the first vice president of the United States. Adams was a dedicated diarist and regularly corresponded with many important figures in early American history, including his wife and adviser Abigail Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
Jean-Pierre Adams is a French former professional footballer who played as a centre back.
Ché Zach Everton Fred Adams is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Southampton. He began his senior career in non-league football with Oadby Town and Ilkeston before moving into the Football League with Sheffield United in late 2014. He made 47 League One appearances before signing for Birmingham in August 2016. He represented England at under-20 level in 2015.
Bryan Guy Adams is a Canadian guitarist, singer, composer, record producer, photographer, and philanthropist. With several number 1 singles and albums in various countries, Adams has sold between 75 and 100 million records worldwide. Adams was the most played artist on Canadian radio in the 2010s and he's had 25 Top 15 singles in Canada and a dozen or more in the US, UK and Australia.
Jerome Michael Adams is an American anesthesiologist and a former vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 20th surgeon general of the United States from September 5, 2017 until January 20, 2021. Prior to becoming Surgeon General, he served as the Indiana state health commissioner, from 2014 to 2017. On June 29, 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Adams to become Surgeon General of the United States. Adams was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 3, 2017.
Kev Adams or Kev' Adams is a French comedian, actor, humorist, screenwriter and film producer.
David Ryan Adams is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and poet. He has released 17 albums, as well as three studio albums as a former member of rock/alt-country band Whiskeytown.