Lisa Loring, who played Wednesday Addams in classic 1960s sitcom ‘The Addams Family’, dies at 64

Lisa Loring, who starred Wednesday in the original “The Addams Family” – the classic 1960s sitcom – died on Saturday. She was 64 years old.

Loring’s agent, Chris Carbaugh of C and V Promotions, confirmed to CBS News in a statement that Loring died Saturday “surrounded by family. Lisa was a very loving mother, grandmother and friend with a lifelong amazing stories and experiences.

“She brought to life one of the most iconic characters in Hollywood history who is still celebrated today. Lisa loved sharing her memories and meeting all of her fans around the world. She will be sorely missed. “

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Lisa Loring at Chiller Theater Expo Halloween 2022 at Hilton Parsippany on October 29, 2022 in Parsippany, New Jersey.

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Loring played a young Wednesday Addams from 1964 to 1966 and also appeared in “As the World Turns”.

News of his death was originally reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

Lisa Loring as Wednesday Addams in a 1966 episode of “The Addams Family

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The post says she was six years old when she started on the sitcom.

It also says Loring died at a hospital in Burbank, Calif., of “complications of a stroke caused by high blood pressure,” citing her daughter, Vanessa Foumberg.

Loring reprized the role in the 1977 TV movie “Halloween with the New Addams Family,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.


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