It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Lisa Loring, best known for her role as Wednesday Addams in the beloved television sitcom “The Addams Family.”
Lisa was a talented actress and brought so much joy to audiences with her memorable performance. Her contributions to the entertainment industry will not be forgotten.
At the age of 64, she passed away on Saturday, leaving behind a legacy that will endure. Our thoughts and condolences go out to her loved ones during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.
Loring died after suffering a stroke, her daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, confirmed in a statement to Variety.
“She went peacefully with both her daughters holding her hands,” Foumberg said.
According to Loring’s friend, Laura Jacobson, “She had been on life support for 3 days. Yesterday, her family made the difficult decision to remove it and she passed last night.
“She is embedded in the tapestry that is pop culture and in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams,” Jacobson posted on Facebook.
Loring was 6 years old when she was cast as Wednesday in the sitcom “The Adams Family.” The show lasted two seasons. She went on to be part of comedian Phyllis Diller’s sitcom “The Pruitts of Southampton” and had a recurring role as Cricket Montgomery in “As the World Turns.
Born as Lisa Ann DeCinces on the beautiful island of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, she had a unique start in life that would shape the path of her future career. According to imdb.com, at the young age of three, Lisa’s natural talent and beauty were recognized and she began a journey as a model.
Her name was changed to reflect this new chapter in her life, but her determination and passion for the arts remained unwavering. With each new opportunity, Lisa continued to shine and captivate audiences with her charm and charisma.
We are grateful for her contributions to the entertainment industry and her impact on so many lives. May her legacy continue to inspire future generations of artists.