Celebs Who Died In 2023

Lisa Loring, 64

Loring was the first actor to portray Wednesday Addams in “The Addams Family,” the youngest member of the fictional Addams family in the sitcom, which ran for two seasons between 1964 and 1966.

She went on to be the blueprint of the character who would be played generations later by the likes of Christina Ricci and most recently Jenna Ortega on the Netflix series “Wednesday.”

Following the Wednesday role, Loring starred opposite Phyllis Diller in the sitcom “The Pruitts of Southampton.” She also starred in “As the World Turns,” playing Cricket Montgomery.

Her other credits include “The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.,” “Fantasy Island” and “Barnaby Jones.”

Loring died on January 28 following complications from a stroke caused by high blood pressure.