Lisa Loring, who was 64 years old when she passed away, was the actress who played Wednesday Addams in the first version of The Addams Family.
On Saturday, Lisa passed away after reportedly suffering “a huge stroke” in the days leading up to her death.
On Sunday, Lisa’s close friend Laure Jacobson broke the sad news about her passing away by posting it on Facebook.
Laure stated the following in her post: “I write this with a heavy heart to inform you that our dear friend Lisa Loring passed away recently. She had a big stroke just four days earlier, which was brought on by her smoking and her high blood pressure.
After that, she said, “She had been on life support for three days.” Her family made the heartbreaking decision to remove it yesterday, and she went away last night after a brief battle with the illness.
Tributes have been pouring in for the actress who, between the years 1964 and 1966, performed the role of Wednesday Addams in the first film version of Charles Addams’ New Yorker cartoon character Wednesday Addams. Her death was reported on Sunday.
When the American actress initially portrayed the well-known role, she was only six years old. Since then, the character has gone on to become the most recognizable aspect of the enormously successful show. The most recent appearance of Wednesday on our screens was in 2022, when she was portrayed by Jenna Ortega in the Netflix series Wednesday.
Twitter users expressed their deep sorrow in response to the news of her passing, writing: “So shocked and upset to see the news of #LisaLoring this morning; she lived such an incredible life… Another cherished figure from my youth vanished. #RipLegend “, stated one person in their writing.
“Rip lovely Lisa Loring. Your unforgettable performance as the original Wednesday in The Addams Family, in which you played the role of the show’s youngest cast member, will be fondly recalled for all time… I really hope you were aware of how much love we had for you “, another piece of writing
A piece that was written on Lisa’s legacy by her friend Laure reads as follows: “She is ingrained in the fabric that is pop culture and will live on in our hearts forever as Wednesday Addams.”
She went on to say that “Lisa’s legacy in the world of entertainment is enormous, and she is known for being both lovely and a devoted mother. And the legacy that she leaves behind for her family and friends is a wealth of affection, laughter, and love that will live on in our minds for a very long time.
“RIP, Lisa. Damn, girl… You made everything a ton of laughs “Laure had reached the end.