Edie Adams is Gone at 81

17 Oct

Redheaded actress, singer, and dancer who hosted her own variety show, Here’s Edie, on ABC during the 1963-64 television season. Ms. Adams is probably best remembered today for her many commercials for Muriel Cigars and for her roles as Monica Crump in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and as Miss Davis, Fred MacMurray’s scorned mistress, in The Apartment.

Here’s a trailer to our fave Adams’ role —

Stanley Kramer’s masterful “It’s a Mad Mad Mad World.”

Edie was also well-known as the Muriel Cigar Girl.

Here’s a 1965 commercial with Jazz great Stan Getz …

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