Liz Adams

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Liz Adams
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Barbara Stock as Liz Adams
Dallas character
Portrayed by Barbara Stock
Duration 1990-91
First appearance April 27, 1990
The Southfork Wedding Jinx
Last appearance March 29, 1991
When the Wind Blows
Created by Leonard Katzman
  • Owner of oil company
  • Government Agent

Elizabeth "Liz" Adams is a fictional character that appeared in the later seasons of the popular American television series. Dallas, played by actress Barbara Stock from 1990 to 1991. She first appeared in the thirteenth season episode "The Southfork Wedding Jinx" and remained in the series during the final season.


Liz arrives in Dallas as an old friend of Bobby Ewing's and meets Cliff Barnes. Liz's recently deceased brother left her an oil company and she wishes to sell it. Cliff tries to convince her to stay in Dallas and has her meet with WestStar boss Carter McKay. Liz and Carter instantly recognize each other and Liz tells Cliff she knew Carter when she Lived in New York but his name wasn't Carter McKay. Later, McKay and Liz mutually agree to not discuss their past now that they are both in Dallas.[1] It transpires that Liz and Carter knew a dangerous criminal known as Johnny Dancer. Liz was a government agent and acting as his girlfriend in order to turn him in. Liz is pressured by her former employer to continue their plan. Liz obeys but Johnny is murdered and Liz, Carter and Cliff becomes suspects. When Carter is arrested and charged with Johnny's murder, Cliff admits he killed Johnny in self-defense. Later, Liz sells her oil company to J.R. Ewing in exchange for getting Cliff the Energy Czar job in Washington. However, when Cliff discovers this he breaks up with Liz and she disappears from Dallas.[1]


Barbara Stock previously appeared in Dallas playing Heather Wilson in two season five episodes.


  1. ^ a b "Dallas episode guide". Ultimate Dallas. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 


  • Curran, Barbara A. (2005). Dallas: The Complete Story of the World's Favorite Prime-Time Soap. Cumberland House Publishing. ISBN 978-1581824728. 

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