Lisa Loring, first performer of Wednesday Addams, dies aged 64

Author: Clark Tos
2023-01-30 12:27:02

She had had the good days of The Addams Family in the 1960s on the small screen. Actress Lisa Loring died on Saturday January 28 at the age of 64.

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It was at the age of 6 that the whole world discovered the face of the young Lisa Loring. Between 1964 and 1966, the American actress played Wednesday , the kid who collects creepy animals like a black widow named Homer and loves to play with headless dolls.

The Serie The Addams Family was broadcast in France in the 1980s on M6. During this decade, the actress finds herself on the poster of the series As the World Turns , one of the most popular soap operas across the Atlantic and the second oldest on American television.

“She left peacefully”

Lisa Loring died on Saturday January 28 of a stroke, surrounded by her family, including her two daughters, Marianne and Vanessa Foumberg. ' She left peacefully with her two daughters holding her hand said Vanessa.

Following this announcement, several relatives of Lisa Loring returned her tribute . This is the case Butch Patrick who played the young Eddie Munster in the series Monsters , released at the same time as The Addams Family .

« I am sorry to learn of the passing of my dear friend Lisa Loring. We were very close and often worked together. I know she was very weak. I was with him a few weeks ago. Good luck my friend “, he wrote on Facebook.

Lisa Loring will remain the first actress to have played Wednesday Addams. Today it's Jenna Ortega who embodies the Addams child for the Netflix series.

Source : Variety