Edie Adams, Tony-winning stage actress and widow of Ernie Kovacs, died last Wednesday (Oct.15th) at age 81.
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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