Monday, October 20, 2008

Pace Edie Adams

I somehow missed this:
Edie Adams, Tony-winning stage actress and widow of Ernie Kovacs, died last Wednesday (Oct.15th) at age 81.
link to story
She was an amazing person. When Ernie died in 1962, she found out that he was over half a million dollars in debt. She worked every job she could get for a year to both pay those off and finance her legal fight for custody of her two step-daughters. She had a Julliard-trained operatic voice, then married a mad genius and spent the rest of her life keeping his legacy alive (& in existance- for dcades few cared if kinescopes & videotape from the 40s & 50s survived, but she did).
She's with Ernie now, so she's happy.
Love and Peace, Clarence

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