UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 18: THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Pilot - Season One - 9/18/64, "The Addams Family" was based on the characters in Charles Addams' "New Yorker" cartoons. The wealthy Gomez Addams (John Astin, left) was madly in love with his wife, Morticia (Carolyn Jones, seated), and their two children, Wednesday (Lisa Loring) and Pugsley (Ken Weatherwax). The family, including Uncle Fester (Jackie Coogan), their towering butler Lurch (Ted Cassidy), Grandmama (Blossom Rock), and Thing, a hand that usually appeared out of a small wooden box, resided in an ornate, gloomy mansion., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

The Character of Wednesday Addams has regained popularity thanks to to the Netflix show “Wednesday.” The Character of Wednesday is played by Jenna Ortega. The character has also been played by Christina Ricci in the Addams Family movies. Many others have played the character through the years including the original Wednesday which was played by Lisa Loring in the TV show that originated in the 1960s.

Loring, who was best known for being the original Wednesday Addams, has died at the age of 64. The actress played Wednesday Addams in the original 1960s sitcom, The Addams Family. She also appeared on the soap opera “As the World Turns,” and other roles.

Her death was confirmed by her close friend, Laurie Jacobson, via Facebook, and her daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, confirmed with Variety, saying she “went peacefully with both her daughters holding her hands.”

So sad to share the news that Lisa Loring has passed. See below for more information. I worked with Lisa and the rest...

Posted by Bonnie Vent on Sunday, January 29, 2023


Lisa Loring had suffered a stroke and was in a coma for three days afterward. Loring passed on Saturday, January 28th.


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