Actress Lisa Loring – Best Known For Role as Wednesday Addams in Iconic TV Show “The Addams Family” Dead at 64

Lisa Loring, best known for her role as Wednesday Addams in “The Addams Family” died of a stroke over the weekend.

She was 64.

TMZ reported:

Actress Lisa Loring, best known for her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in the iconic TV show, “The Addams Family,” has died.

Her daughter, Vanessa, tells TMZ … Lisa passed away Saturday at a hospital in Burbank, CA, after she suffered a stroke due to high blood pressure.

Lisa was just 6 when she landed the role of pig-tailed Wednesday Addams in the 1964 dark comedy sitcom. Although she played the part for only 2 years, her depiction of the character inspired other actresses who portrayed Wednesday in later films based on the TV show.

Jenna Ortega, who took on the role of Wednesday in the recent Netflix series, also gave props to Lisa in an interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.

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