Jesse Adams (Jesse Wayland Adams II, born 8 August 1965) is a film producer and actor. Born in Amherst, Ohio, he graduated from Vermilion High School in 1983. He attended the Frost School of Music at University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida for one year, where his classmates included Anastasia Barzee, Ann Curless, Jon Secada and Lari White. He transferred to the Drama Conservatory, where he met and became roommates with Eric Anzalone.
In 1990 he and Anzalone traveled to Europe to perform in a bus and truck production of HAIR, with Adams understudying Anzalone in the role of Berger. Adams then went on to perform the role of Dustin the Big Hopper in the German production of Starlight Express. In 1997 Anzalone and Adams reunited in New York City and formed the punk band sir. The band released Rock on! Love, Agnes in 1998 and toured the US and UK until the band broke up in 2000.
Adams's film acting credits include Edge of Seventeen, Gypsy 83 and Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!. In 2004, Jesse founded Piloton Entertainment and produced Another Gay Movie, which earned a worldwide box office gross of almost $750,000.
- "profile of Rock on! Love, Agnes". Allmusic.com. 2000-04-14. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
- Jesse Adams' IMDb.com profile
- "Box Office Mojo Profile". Boxofficemojo.com. 2006-11-05. Retrieved 2013-12-05.