Decades after Adams' death from a prescription drug overdose at the age of 36, his widely publicized friendships with James Dean and Elvis Presley would stir speculation about both his private life and the circumstances of his death. This article needs additional citations for verification. Tongues wagged that Elvis and Adams were getting it on. Dundy also wrote, "Of all Elvis' new friends, Nick Adams, by background and temperament the most insecure, was also his closest. Thomas Noguchi found enough paraldehyde , sedatives and other drugs in the body "to cause instant unconsciousness. During the mids, photographs of him with actress Natalie Wood were widely publicized in fan magazines.
Ivy. Age: 20.
I was arrested nine times in one year.
Juliet. Age: 23.
Nick Adams (actor, born 1931)
As with Dean, Adams capitalized on his association with Presley, publishing an account of their friendship in May Adams went back to TV and film work, along with a role in the short-lived but critically successful television series Saints and Sinners. He briefly worked as a bat boy for the Jersey City Giants , a local minor league team.