Even at the old age of 79, Marla Adam rules Hollywood.
One of the preeminent female stars of all time, Marla Adams is best known for her roles as Belle Clemens on The Secret Storm (1968 to 1974), and as Dina Abbott Mergeron on The Young and the Restless (1983 to 1986 and in 1996).
She reprised her role as Dina for three episodes on The Young and the Restless in 2008. The American actress has been working in the film industry since 1961. It is her decades' long career success, which entices her fans to know more about her life behind the camera!
Marla Adam’s Bio
Marla was born on 28 August 1938 in Ocean City, New Jersey, USA.
She is an actress, known for Gotcha (1985), The Young and the Restless (1973) alongside Redaric Williams, and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) with Ashlyn Pearce.
She was the third actress to play Beth Logan, Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Donna's (Carrie Mitchum, now Jennifer Gareis) mother on The Bold and the Beautiful (1991).
Marla was also the second actress to play manipulative and scheming Myrna Clegg, on the defunct soap Capitol after the death of actress Carolyn Jones who originated the role; and before Marj Dusay, who became better known in the role. She also portrayed Helen Mullin on Generations.
Marla Adam’s On-screen Family Life!
At the old age of 79, Marla Adams has returned to CBS’s The Young and the Restless as Madame Dina Mergeron, the man-hungry, zillionaires who merrily abandoned her three young children decades ago in pursuit of more sensual pleasures.
Marla Adams along with Max Shippee at the set of The Young and the Restless on October 2017 (Photo: TVInsider.com)
While talking about her onscreen family, Marla said that she loved working with her soap kids. Indeed, she adores them a lot.
Moreover, Marla stated that she especially loved working with Peter [played by Jack Abbott], Eileen Davidson (played by Ashley), Beth Maitland. She disclosed that they were marvelous actors, and they inspired her every day.
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She’s equally wowed by the performers playing Dina’s grandchildren.
Marla Adam Married Twice
While Dina’s experience with motherhood has been drama-filled, Marla’s own experience has been less turbulent.
Marla married the love of her life, George for the first time when she was at a young age. She was in love with her husband unconditionally since she met him at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Marla fell for her husband piano playing skills and loved him dearly every time he sang a French song. Afterward, she started a relationship with George and eventually married him. She welcomed two kids with her love: a son named Trip, and a daughter, Pam.
Marla's son Trip now lives in Wisconsin with his wife, Renee. They together have two children, a daughter Gefjon, 22 years-old, and son, Stone, 16-years old.
Marla's daughter Pam currently lives in Washington D.C. Pam started her career as a waitress, and then a bartender, and now she owns two restaurants.
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After seven years of Marla's marriage, George left Marla for her best friend. The devastating situation parted the couple and broke Marla's heart.
After that, Marla subsequently decided to move on and married for the second time. But Marla considers her second marriage as another mistake of her life as her second marriage too didn't end well.
As of now, Marla's both husband is dead and she is leading a single life with her family.