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'The Addams Family': Where Are The Actors Now?

'The Addams Family': Where Are The Actors Now?

The Bizzare, Macabre Family is still fresh in our minds, read on to know about the cast and where they are now...

The Addams Family

If anyone sang just a few notes of The Addams Family theme song, any fan will be able to do the iconic double snap, it's a part of core memory indeed. Wednesday's and Morticia's outfits have been a popular choice for Halloween ever since the iconic movie entered our lives back in 1991. The movie is so popular and still so fresh that it didn't hit us that it's been three decades until the new version of Netflix's Wednesday popped into our lives. So what have the actors of the movie who played the beloved characters that became household names been up to?

Morticia Played by Anjelica Huston

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Getty Images | Presley Ann

The stunning and enigmatic Morticia Addams was played by the enchanting Anjelica Huston. As one of the most celebrated actors of our time, Huston portrayed countless characters that earned her many awards. From Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi's to Miss Ernst in The Witches, she has stolen our heart time and again with her stunning performances. 

Wednesday Played by Christina Ricci

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Getty Images | Thomas Cooper

While many child actors get lost by the time they grow up, Ricci was certainly built to last! In her career spanning a whopping 25 years, she's played iconic roles in Now and Then, Casper, Monster, and Sleepy Hollow. She will soon be seen in 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up, Faraway Eyes, and Percy.

Lurch Played by Carel Struycken

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Getty Images | Ethan Miller

Dutch actor Struycken delivered a memorable performance as the quiet giant Lurch. The role was played by Ted Cassidy in the original series that aired back in the 60s. He is also known for playing the giant in Twin Peaks, Fidel in The Witches of Eastwick, and Mr. Homn in Star Trek. 

Gomez Played by Raúl Juliá

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Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá is known for playing the family patriarch Gomez Addams. Unfortunately, Juliá passed away at the age of 54 after suffering a stroke in 1994. Despite leaving us too early, he managed to leave behind an impressive body of work. His amazing performances earned him Golden Globe nominations and also MTV Movie Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. 

Gomez's Long Lost Brother, Played By Christopher Lloyd

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Getty Images | Mike Coppola

Christopher Lloyd is known for delivering hilarious performances, such as Gordon Craven. His career spans more than 50 years, and he has played iconic roles in Taxi, Road to Avonlea, and Twenty Bucks. He has no plans to retire anytime soon, so expect to see him play many more hilarious roles.

Pugsley Played by Jimmy Workman

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Child actor Jimmy Workman who was cast as Pugsley Addams, has stayed away from the spotlight ever since this project. Workman's elder sister is an actress and producer who was seen in Grey's Anatomy and in other movies. You might also know his sister Ariel Winter who is known for playing the role of Alex Dunphy on ABC's hit sitcom Modern Family.

Grandmama Played by Judith Malina

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The witchy grandmother was my personal favorite, and she was perfectly portrayed by German-American actress Judith Malina. Judith passed away in 2015 at the age of 88. She was known for her love for theater and co-founded the legendary Living Theatre Troup in 1947 with her husband, Julian Beck. 

Tully Alford Played by Dan Hedaya

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The infamous antagonist Tully Alford was played by Hedaya. Hedaya is still hard at work. He appeared in Clueless, A Night at the Roxbury, Mulholland Drive, and numerous other big films. His recent gig was a role in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.