Lisa Loring’s parents served in the United States Navy. However, shortly after her birth, her parents divorced and she spent her early childhood with her mother. In this post, we will take a look at who her mother, Judith Loring was. Before then, let us take a look at who Lisa Loring was.
Lisa Loring is an American actress best known for her role as Wednesday Addams in the 1960s television series “The Addams Family.” After her appearance as a child actress, Lisa featured in other great shows.
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Who Is Lisa Loring?
Lisa Loring was born on February 16, 1958, on the Kwajalein Atoll, the southernmost of the Marshall Islands. She is an American actress famous for her role as Wednesday Addams in the 1960s television series “The Addams Family.” She started her acting career at a young age, making her television debut at six.
Loring starred in the original black and white series, “The Addams Family,” from 1964 to 1966. Based on Charles Addams’ characters, the show was a hit and remains a popular and cherished part of television history. Loring’s portrayal of Wednesday, the daughter of Morticia and Gomez Addams, was one of the highlights of the series and solidified her status as a child star.
Lisa Loring was cast in the role of Susan “Suzy” Pruitt in the short-lived sitcom “The Pruitts of Southampton” (1966-1967). The sitcom was the brainchild of David Levy, who had previously produced “The Addams Family”. The series used much of the former cast of “The Addams Family”.
After “The Addams Family,” Loring continued to act in films and television shows during the 1960s and 1970s. She had supporting roles in films such as “The Night of the Hunter” and “Harper Valley P.T.A.” and made guest appearances on popular TV shows like “Bewitched” and “The Love Boat.”
Lisa died at the age of 64 years on January 28, 2023. She was taken off life support after experiencing a massive stroke four days ago before her death. Lisa was survived by her two daughters namely Marianne Stevenson and Vanessa Foumberg.
Meet Lisa Loring’s parents, Judith Loring
Lisa was born on February 16, 1958, in New York City to her mother Judith Loring. Her father’s name is however not made public. Lisa’s parents both served in the United States Navy and divorced shortly after her birth. She grew up in Hawaii and later moved to Los Angeles with her mother.
Who Is Lisa Loring’s Mother, Judith Loring?
Judith Loring is known as the mother of Lisa Loring. She served in the United States Navy with her husband. After the birth of Lisa, she divorced her husband. She then took custody of her daughter who was initially raised in Hawaii, before moving with her to Los Angeles.
Judith, unfortunately, died in 1974 at the age of 34 of chronic alcoholism.