The original Wednesday Addams from the 1960s comedy "The Addams Family," Lisa Loring, has died at the age of 64
The Addams Family sitcom's original Wednesday Addams, Lisa Loring, who portrayed her in the 1960s, has died. She was 64. On Saturday, January 28, Lisa Loring's close friend Laure Jacobson posted on Facebook: "It is with great regret that I announce the loss of our friend, Lisa Loring. She had a severe stroke four days ago as a result of smoking and high blood pressure. For three days, she had been on life support. She went away this night after her family took the tough choice to remove it yesterday.
The message continued, "She is permanently etched as Wednesday Addams in our hearts and in the fabric of popular culture. Lisa has left a lasting impression on the entertainment industry. She is beautiful, sweet, and a devoted mother. A richness of humor, love, and compassion will live on in our minds as her family and friends' legacy. Adieu, Lisa. Wow, girl... You were great fun.
Vanessa Foumberg, Lisa's daughter, confirmed her mother's passing by stating that she did so "peacefully with both her children holding her hands." The Addams Family's Wednesday Addams was portrayed by Lisa Loring. Following Jenna Ortega's depiction of the enduring character in the Netflix series Wednesday, she recently made a comeback in her role as Wednesday.