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Last Updated: Tuesday, 27 September 2005, 07:10 GMT 08:10 UK
Get Smart TV star Don Adams dies
Actor Don Adams, best known as bumbling spy Maxwell Smart in 1960s TV spy spoof Get Smart, has died at the age of 82.

According to his agent, he died of a lung infection at Cedars Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Born Donald James Yarmy in New York in 1923, Adams began his career as a comic and impressionist before landing the lead role in Get Smart in 1965.

The show, which ran for five years, was revived 25 years later with most of its original cast intact.


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