John L. Adams
John L. Adams stars as "Bruce Lewis" in the USA Network original series The Dead Zone.
After attending Winston-Salem University in North Carolina, Adams moved out west to Los Angeles where he began his career as a stand-up comic. Adams has been seen performing at many of the industry's most infamous comedy clubs, including L.A.'s The Improv, The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, as well as the Riviera Casino in Las Vegas. A natural, with style and charisma on stage, Adams didn't last long as a stand-up comedian before he was being sought out as an up-and-coming character actor.
In January, 2006, John was cast as a leading series regular role in the Touchstone/ABC pilot "Secrets of a Small Town" starring opposite Angie Harmon. The series is in contention for the 2006 Fall season on ABC.
In 2001, Warren Littlefield secured Adams a development deal with NBC Studios, where he was cast as a series regular on the 13-episode pick-up of "Just Deal." Adams has also been seen in numerous guest starring and recurring television roles including the Paramount/UPN series "Girlfriends," the NBC/Chuck Lorre ("Dharma & Greg") pilot "Love Junkies," The WB's "The Parenthood," USA Network's hit series "Pacific Blue," the CBS drama "CSI," the ABC drama "NYPD Blue" and a guest role on "Arrested Development."
Adams has also appeared in stage productions of "The Wiz," as the scarecrow, and as Tony in "Trouble Man." Although Adams hasn't been around for long, you may recognize his face from the AT&T 1-800-COLLECT commercial he appeared in with David Arquette.
In his spare time, Adams enjoys singing, dancing, cooking and playing sports.