Peter Adams can trace his acting career back to when he was 15 years old. Adams' early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Lew Ayres horror movie "Donovan's Brain" (1953), "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell" (1955) and the historical film "The Scarlet Coat" (1955) with Cornel Wilde. He also appeared in "Jailhouse Rock" (1957) with Elvis Presley and the Cornel Wilde adventure "Omar Khayyam" (1957). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Gargantua" (1997-98). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Barrier Reef" (1971-72). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the dramatic adaptation "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Adams continued to exercise his talent in the nineties and the early 2000s, taking on a mix of projects like "The F Zone" (1997), "Elizabeth" (1998) starring John Gielgud, "B. Monkey" with Asia Argento (1999), "Jerry & Tom" (Showtime, 1999-2000) and "Lady Jayne: Killer" (2003) starring Julie du Page. Adams also acted in "Blowing Hot and Cold."