Actress Lisa Loring, best known as the first actress to portray Wednesday Addams in the original 1960s “The Addams Family” sitcom, has died at the age of 64. According to a statement from Loring’s longtime agent Chris Carbaugh, Loring “passed away on Saturday surrounded by her family. Lisa was a very loving mother, grandmother and friend with a lifetime of amazing stories and experiences.”
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Netflix’s newest hit series “Wednesday”, directed by Tim Burton, has officially revived the world’s love for the Addams Family. Jenna Ortega’s role as the delightfully dreadful Wednesday Addams has earned much praise from fans and critics alike, who champion Ortega’s expert ability to bring Wednesday’s apathetic, dark-humored persona to a new generation of viewers–and as someone who’s just begun the show, I’d have to agree with that assessment. But what endears me most about “Wednesday” are the ways in which the show, mainly through its titular character, pays homage to the oft-misrepresented subculture of goth.