Lisa Loring (born Lisa Ann DeCinces on February 16, 1958 on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Wednesday Addams on The Addams Family television show. She was also a featured actress on the ABC sitcom The Pruitts of Southampton. Her parents both served in the United States Navy, but divorced shortly after her birth. She grew up in Hawaii and later moved to Los Angeles with her mother, who was an alcoholic and died when Lisa was in her teens. After her childhood career she also was a cast member of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns from 1981 to 1983, where she created the role of Cricket Montgomery. From 1987 to 1992, Loring was married to pornographic actor Jerry Butler.
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