Actress Lisa Loring, 64, has passed away. She played Wednesday Addams in the first film adaptation of “The Addams Family.”
She died on Saturday at the St. Joseph Medical Center in California, US. Her daughter Vanessa Foumberg informed The Hollywood Reporter that the actor passed away from problems related to a stroke that brought on severe hypertension.
Who is Lisa Loring?
Lisa Ann DeCinces was born on February 16, 1958, and passed away on January 28, 2023. She is best remembered as the six-year-old child actress who played Wednesday Addams on The Addams Family from 1964 to 1966.
When and How Did Lisa Loring Die?
Lisa Loring, the original Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family, has passed away at the age of 64. According to her close friend Laure Jacobson, she passed away due to a “massive stroke” on 28 January 2023.
Jacobson posted on Facebook, “It is with great regret that I report the passing of our friend Lisa Loring. She experienced a major stroke caused by smoking and high blood pressure four days ago.
She was on life support for three days. Her family took the tough decision to remove it yesterday, and she passed away last night.” Lisa was just six years old when she was cast in The Addams Family, which ran from 1964 to 1966 for two seasons and 64 episodes.
Was Lisa Loring Married?
In 1973, at the age of 15, Lisa Loring tied the knot for the first time in her personal life. She wed her boyhood sweetheart, Farrell Foumberg. The next year, she gave birth to Vanessa Foumberg, her first child. In 1974, however, Lisa and Farrell split.
The next year, in 1981, she wed Search for Tomorrow actor Doug Stevenson. Two years after becoming parents to a daughter called Marianne, the couple ended their relationship and divorced.
Lisa then walked down the aisle with adult film star Jerry Butler, who had promised to give up p*rnography but did not. The couple separated in 1992. In 2003, her fourth and final marriage was to Graham Rich. The couple was married for eleven years before their divorce.
In addition to her daughters, Loring leaves behind her grandchildren Emiliana and Charles. With Loring’s passing, only Astin remains from the original cast of The career-dams Family.
Career of Lisa Loring
Lisa Loring, a resident of the Marshall Islands was born in the atoll of Kwajalein on February 16, 1958. When she was a child, her parents split up, and she went to live with her mother in Los Angeles.
Three-year-old Loring already had a modeling career. In 1964, she made her television debut as Cindy Norcross on an episode of the NBC medical drama Dr. Kildare.
She later landed the part of Wednesday Addams in David Levy’s The Addams Family television series adaption of the Charles Addams cartoon. Other notable actors such as John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Jackie Coogan, Ted Cassidy, Marie Blake, and Ken Weatherwax also appeared in the series.
Lisa Loring, the show’s comedic writer, reportedly joined the cast when she was just five and a half. She claimed she had to memorize her lines before she could learn to read.
Lisa Loring talked about her time on The Addams Family in a 2017 YouTube interview with Monsterpalooza.
A total of 64 episodes were produced during the show’s two seasons. In 1977, they got back together to make Halloween With the New Addams Family for NBC.
The Phyllis Diller Show, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., Fantasy Island, As the World Turns, Savage Harbor, Way Down in Chinatown, etc. are just a few of the many shows and films in which she has appeared.
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Is Lisa Loring Still Married?
In 2003, Loring married Graham Rich, a union that lasted until 2014. Her two daughters and grandson, Emiliana and Charles, survive her.