• In this Dec. 29, 1960 file photo, author Norman Mailer and his wife, Adele, sit together in court as Norman Mailer answers an assault charge that he stabbed Adele after a party at their apartment. Mrs. Mailer declined to press charges. Adele Mailer died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, of pneumonia in New York, according to her daughter, Danielle Mailer. She was 90. The Mailers, who had two children, divorced in 1962. Norman Mailer died Nov. 10, 2007 at age 84. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, FIle)

    Adele Mailer, former wife of Norman Mailer, dead at age 90

    NEW YORK (AP) — Adele Morales Mailer, an actress and artist who studied under Lee Strasberg and Hans Hoffman, but found unwanted fame as the stabbing victim of her then-husband Norman Mailer, died Sunday at age 90 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.