Original Wednesday Addams actress, Lisa Loring, dead at 64
Lisa Loring, an actress who played the role of Wednesday Addams on the original “Addams Family”, TV show, has passed away at 64.
Loring was taken off of life support on Saturday, Jan. 28 after suffering a “massive brain stroke,” Laurie Jacobson, her friend, announced in a Facebook post.
“It is with great sadness that I report the death of our friend, Lisa Loring,” Jacobson wrote.
“4 Days ago she suffered a massive stroke brought on by smoking and high blood pressure. She had been on life support for 3 days.”
Loring’s family made the decision to remove the life support on Saturday and she passed overnight.
Jacobson added: “She is embedded in the tapestry that is pop culture and in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams.”
Loring was just 6 years old when she played Wednesday from 1964-1966.
She also appeared in the sitcom “The Pruitts of Southampton” and the epic CBS soap opera “As the World Turns.”