Lisa Loring, best known for playing Wednesday in 1960s sitcom ‘The Addams Family’, has died.
The actress’ daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, confirmed her passing in a social media post on January 28.
Who was Lisa Loring?
Lisa Loring was born in 1958.
She grew up in Hawaii but later moved to Los Angeles with her mother.
At three years old, she had started modelling and landed her first role on television soon after, in the medical drama Dr. Kildare.
After breaking out as Wednesday Addams on The Addams Family, she joined the cast of sitcom ‘The Pruitts of Southampton’ and was subsequently cast in a recurring role on daytime soap ‘As the World Turns’.
Her final acting credit was in 2015 with the film Doctor Spine.
How did Lisa Loring die?
In a Facebook post published by close friend Laurie Jacobson, it was disclosed that Loring had suffered from a stroke “brought on by smoking and high blood pressure”.
She was said to have been on life support for three days before “her family made the difficult decision to remove it”.
Laure fondly concluded: “RIP, Lisa. Damn, girl…you were a ton of fun.”
Was Lisa Loring married?
Loring married four times.
She married her childhood sweetheart, Farrell Foumberg, in 1973 when she was 15. The marriage ended a year later.
Loring then tied the knot with Doug Stevenson – a contract performer – in 1981. By 1983, their divorce had been filed.
The actress married for a third time to American pornstar Jerry Butler, marrying the same year they met on the set of meeting on the set of the adult film ‘Traci’s Big Trick’.
Her final marriage was to Graham Ritch. After marrying in 2004 – the two separated in 2008 – before finalising their divorce in 2014.
Did Lisa Loring have any children?
Loring leaves behind two daughters from two separate marriages.
In 1974, the actress gave birth to Vanessa Foumberg with first husband Farrell Foumberg.
A decade after, Marianne Stevenson had her second child with her second spouse Doug Stevenson.
What was Lisa Loring’s net worth?
At the time of her death, Loring’s net worth was estimated to be around $500,000.