Lisa Loring from The Addams Family TV series dies

Lisa Loringactress who gave life to “Wednesday” (Wednesday)” in the first version of the popular TV seriesThe Addams Family“He has died at the age of 64, The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday.

Loring died Saturday night at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, from complications of a stroke caused by high blood pressure, her daughter Vanessa Foumberg told the specialized magazine.

Famous as the first Wednesday Addams in the original version of the TV seriesalso played Wednesday Addams in the 1977 made-for-TV movie “Halloween with the New Addams Family” and had a role on the soap opera “As the World Turns,” according to the outlet.

“She left in peace with her two daughters (Vanessa and Marianne) holding hands,” her daughter said after her death.

As explained by the Hollywood Reporter, Loring became popular for his portrayal of the peculiar Wednesday in the black comedy that aired on ABC “the addams family“, a role he assumed in 1964.

Although she played the character for only two years, she set the tone for subsequent iterations of the role, which has become popular again thanks to the successful TV series which is currently broadcast by Netflix and where the role is played by Jenna Ortega, who recreates a famous Loring dance.