Adams in 1960
|Born||Ruby Neilam Salvador Adams
July 10, 1932
|Spouse(s)||Steve McQueen (1956–1972, divorced)
Alvin Toffel (his death)
Ruby Neilam Salvador "Neile" Adams (born July 10, 1932) is an actress, singer and dancer who made more than twenty appearances in films and television series between 1952 and 1991.
Adams was born out of wedlock in Manila, in the Philippines. Her mother, Carmen Salvador, was of German and Philippine descent, and her father, Jose Arrastia, was of Spanish and Kapampangan ancestry. Neile's mother, a dancer, was the sister of basketball player and actor Lou Salvador, Sr. Neile's father was Enrique Iglesias' maternal great-grandfather. Neile was first married (1956–1972) to actor Steve McQueen. Adams' influence with agents helped McQueen establish his own career. She was married to Alvin Toffel from 1980 until his death in 2005.
Recently, Adams has appeared in her own eponymous one-woman cabaret show.
Year of birth
Adams was born in 1932 (other sources have incorrectly indicated 1934 or 1936).
- Spiegel, Penina (1987). McQueen: The Untold Story of a Bad Boy in Hollywood. Berkley Publishing Group. p. 87. ISBN 0-425-10486-9.
- Man From the South at the Internet Movie Database
- Man From the South on YouTube
- http://myhusbandmyfriend.com/ About Neile
- http://www.intelius.com/search-summary-out.php?ReportType=1&qf=Neile&qmi=&qn=Toffel&qs=CA&trackit=74&focusfirst=1 Intelius search under name Neile Toffel.
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