Famous Faces on "The Addams Family" (Season One)!

by gattonero975 | created - 28 Jun 2012 | updated - 08 Jun 2016 | Public

America's first family of ghastly giddiness, "The Addams Family", are here in all their ghoulish glory in Season One in the original TV series based on the delightfully demented imagination of Charles Addams.

Tarantulas, tombstones and torture racks have never been so much fun! They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, so join Cousin Itt, Gomez, Grandmama, Lurch, Morticia, Pugsley, Thing, Uncle Fester, and Wednesday for a fiendishly funny and altogether ooky experience. It's time to pay a call and say "You Rang?"

1. Merry Anders

Actress | Tickle Me

Merry Anders practically grew up in local bijous watching films and their accompanying stage shows with her movie-crazy mother and grandmother. The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1949 and, while attending John Burroughs Junior High School, Anders made the acquaintance of Rita La Roy, an ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964) "Miss Carver"

2. Allyn Joslyn

Actor | Only Angels Have Wings

Allyn Joslyn, the son of a Pennsylvania mining engineer, made his stage debut at 17. He was soon appearing regularly in Broadway productions, and headed for Hollywood in 1936, making his debut in They Won't Forget (1937). His nervous, at times dyspeptic demeanor and somewhat aristocratic looks fit ...

"Sam L. Hilliard"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964)

3. Del Moore

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Del Moore was born on May 14, 1916 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Marion Delbridge Moore. He was an actor and writer, known for The Nutty Professor (1963), Get Smart (1965) and Batman (1966). He was married to Gayle. He died on August 30, 1970 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 8 Green-Eyed Gomez (6 Nov. 1964) "Lionel Barker"

4. George Petrie

Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

George Petrie was born on November 16, 1912 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), The Day After (1983) and Baby Boom (1987). He was married to Patricia Pope. He died on November 16, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964) "Dr. Harold Black"

5. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Donald Jay Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. Following the Golden Era of Hollywood, he remained active until early 2017. He got his start in night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when he made his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep (1958). The movie was a big hit. Afterward, ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964) "Claude"

6. Nydia Westman

Actress | The Cat and the Canary

This adorable character actress tended to play older than she really was on stage, screen and TV. Petite and quite pretty in her youth, Nydia Westman was born in 1902 to vaudevillian parents, actor-composer Theodore Westman and actress-playwright Lily Wren, and was thrust into the limelight at an ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964) "Miss Morrison"

7. John Astin

Actor | The Frighteners

Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family (1964), John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and ...

"Gomez Addams"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 8 Green-Eyed Gomez (6 Nov. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964)

8. Marie Blake

Actress | The Addams Family

Edith MacDonald was the second daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald; her father was a contractor and politician. Early on, her older sister Elsie, younger sister Jeanette MacDonald, and she were given theatrical training. Blossom and Jeanette played Philadelphia vaudeville houses while still ...

"Grandmama Addams"(as Blossom Rock)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964)

9. Ted Cassidy

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family (1964)....

"Lurch / Thing"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 8 Green-Eyed Gomez (6 Nov. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964)

10. Jackie Coogan

Actor | The Kid

Jackie Coogan was born into a family of vaudevillians where his father was a dancer and his mother had been a child star. On the stage by four, Jackie was touring at the age of five with his family in Los Angeles, California.

While performing on the stage, he was spotted by Charles Chaplin, who then...

"Uncle Fester Frump"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 8 Green-Eyed Gomez (6 Nov. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964)

11. Carolyn Jones

Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Carolyn Jones was born April 28, 1930, in Amarillo, Texas. Her mother was Jeannette and her sister was Bette (Moriarty). She was an imaginative child, much like her mother. In 1934, her father abandoned the family and her mother moved them in with her parents, also in Amarillo. As a child Carolyn ...

"Morticia Frump Addams"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 8 Green-Eyed Gomez (6 Nov. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964)

12. Lisa Loring

Actress | The Addams Family

Lisa Loring was born on February 16, 1958 in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands as Lisa Ann DeCinces. She is an actress and writer, known for The Addams Family (1964), Savage Harbor (1987) and Way Down in Chinatown (2014). She has been married to Graham Ritch since 2003. She was previously married to ...

"Wednesday Addams"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

13. Ken Weatherwax

Actor | The Addams Family

Ken Weatherwax was born on September 29, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Kenneth Patrick Weatherwax. He is known for his work on The Addams Family (1964), Unlawful Entry (1992) and The Addams Family (1973). He died on December 7, 2014 in West Hills, Los Angeles.

"Pugsley Addams"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 1 The Addams Family Goes to School (18 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 2 Morticia and the Psychiatrist (25 Sep. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 3 Fester's Punctured Romance (2 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964)

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964)

14. George Barrows

Actor | Robot Monster

George Barrows was born on February 7, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Robot Monster (1953), Frankenstein's Daughter (1958) and The Addams Family (1964). He died on October 17, 1994 in Oxnard, California, USA.

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964) "Gorgo the Gorilla"

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964) "Policeman"

15. Peter Brooks

Actor | Girl Happy

Peter Brooks is an actor, known for Girl Happy (1965), Batman (1966) and Gidget Goes to Rome (1963).

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964) "Hubert Peterson"

16. Pattie Chapman

Actress | The Bob Cummings Show

Pattie Chapman was born on April 21, 1926 in Florida, USA as Patricia Ione Chapman. She was an actress, known for The Bob Cummings Show (1955), A Modern Marriage (1950) and The WAC from Walla Walla (1952). She died on April 18, 2011 in Glendora, California, USA.

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 8 Green-Eyed Gomez (6 Nov. 1964) "Mildred" (as Pattee Chapman)

17. Jonathan Hole

Actor | Petticoat Junction

Jonathan Hole was born on August 13, 1904 in Eldora, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for Petticoat Junction (1963), The Wild Wild West (1965) and The Twilight Zone (1959). He was married to Betty Hanna. He died on February 11, 1998 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964) "Prof. Simms"

18. Skip Homeier

Actor | The Tall T

Beginning on radio in his native Chicago at age six ("Portia Faces Life"), child/juvenile actor Skippy Homeier (ne George Vincent Homeier) came to films at age 14 with Tomorrow, the World! (1944), originally a 1943 Broadway drama starring Ralph Bellamy and Shirley Booth, taking his role as a ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 7 Halloween with the Addams Family (30 Oct. 1964) "Marty"

19. Peter Leeds

Actor | The Atomic Kid

A popular character actor who played straight man to many comic greats, including Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin, Jack Benny, and Red Skelton. Accompanied Hope on 14 international USO tours. Appeared on Broadway with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller in "Sugar Babies." Appeared over ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 6 Morticia Joins the Ladies League (23 Oct. 1964) "Oscar Webber"

20. Frank Nelson

Actor | The Milkman

He had one of those instantly identifiable mugs that made you laugh as soon as you saw him. And then he'd open his mouth. Veteran character actor Frank Nelson was here, there and everywhere in the 50s and 60s, usually playing a pop-eyed, hot-tempered foil to the likes of TV's top comedy stars such ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964) "Cecil B. Pomeroy"

21. Cynthia Pepper

Actress | Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous

Though her TV life was relatively short, baby boomer fans still hold a strong, sentimental fondness for actress Cynthia Pepper. An irresistible Barbie Doll TV version of Sandra Dee at the time of her brief small screen reign, the pert, pretty and pixieish actress with the cutest slight overbite ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 9 The New Neighbors Meet the Addams Family (13 Nov. 1964) "Amanda Peterson"

22. Eddie Quillan

Actor | Mutiny on the Bounty

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 31, 1907, Eddie Quillan was seven years old and already performing in vaudeville with his sister and three brothers in an act called "The Rising Generation." His parents, Joseph Quillan and Sarah Quillan, were well-known performers with Joseph himself ...

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 4 Gomez, the Politician (9 Oct. 1964) "George Bass"

23. Kim Tyler

Actor | Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Kim Tyler was born on April 17, 1954 in Hollywood, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1965), The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955) and Hazel (1961).

The Addams Family: Season 1, Episode 5 The Addams Family Tree (16 Oct. 1964) "Harold Pomeroy"



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