Indonesia – American actress Lisa Loring, famous for her role as Wednesday Addams in the film The Addams Family, died at the age of 64, on Saturday (28/1/2023) night.
Reporting from Variety, the news was delivered directly by Lisa Loring’s child, Vanessa Foumberg.
“He left peacefully with his two daughters holding his hand,” Vanessa said, as quoted by Variety, Tuesday (31/1/2023).
Furthermore, Vanessa also explained that the cause of her mother’s death was due to stroke complications caused by high blood pressure.
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The sad news of Lisa Loring’s death was also conveyed by her personal friend, writer Laurie Jacobson on her Facebook status, Monday (1/30/2023).
“It is with great sadness that I report the death of our friend Lisa Loring.” he wrote.
“Four days ago he had a major stroke due to smoking and high blood pressure. He has been on life support for 3 days. Yesterday, his family made the difficult decision to have it removed and he passed away last night,” Laurie continued.
It is known, Lisa Loring was born in the Marshall Islands located in the western Pacific Ocean to parents who had served in the Navy.
Before moving to Los Angeles with her mother, she lived in Hawaii and started her career in the entertainment world as a model at the age of 3.
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Lisa Loring was then cast in an episode of the medical drama Dr. Kildare in 1961.
After that, Graham Ritch’s ex-wife at that time auditioned for the role of Wednesday Addams when she was 5 years old.
She then managed to land the role of Wednesday Addams thanks to connections from her grandmother who runs a Mexican restaurant on Ventura Boulevard, a Los Angeles neighborhood popular with those in the film industry.
Her role as the first Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family film series in 1964 made her name even more well known.
After completing two seasons of The Addams Family film series, he joined Phyllis Diller’s sitcom “The Pruitts of Southampton”.
Additionally, he appeared on the series “The Girl From UNCLE,” “Fantasy Island” and “Barnaby Jones,” then had a recurring role as Cricket Montgomery on “As the World Turns” from 1980 to 1983.
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