Stanley Adams

Stanley Adams (April 7, 1915 – April 27, 1977) was an American actor and screenwriter. Born in New York City, Adams had his first film role in 1952, when he played the bartender in the movie version of Death of a Salesman. He played another conniving barkeep in The Gene Krupa Story. He is well known for playing Cyrano Jones in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "The Trouble with Tribbles" which aired in 1967. During the following season he co-wrote the Star Trek episode "The Mark of Gideon". He appeared at a number of Star Trek conventions in the 1970s and reprised (as a voice actor) his role of Cyrano Jones in the Star Trek: The Animated Series episode "More Tribbles, More Troubles". Archive footage of Adams was used in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Trials and Tribble-ations". The rotund Adams played Otis Campbell's brother on an episode of The Andy Griffith Show; the character berated Otis for being the town drunk but turned out to be an alcoholic himself.


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