Hello buddies! I hope you are doing well. In today’s post, we will consider who played Wednesday Addams. Do you want to know why this character become so popular? Well, she is the daughter of Gomez and Morticia Addams. The current character is famous for its portrayal in the popular 2022 Netflix series Wednesday. Isn’t the series enthralling to captivate anyone? Let’s deep dive into the whole story and where it all started.
The famous American cartoonist Charles Addams created the multimedia franchise “The Addams Family“. It is a fictional family that appeared in the series of single-panel comics. Then, a television series of the same name started in 1964. After that, various television films, direct-to-video films, and Tv series appeared. Several actresses played the role of Wednesday Addams throughout the years.
Let’s consider the 2022 Netflix series “Wednesday”. Tim Burton directed the web series. It portrays the story of a girl Wednesday who has a gothic personality. She often bullies her brother Pugsley and plays pranks on him. She is known by her middle name Friday because she was born on Friday. Her behavior is strange and she is obsessed with death.
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Actresses Who Have Played Wednesday Addams
Here we have included every actress who portrayed the role of Wednesday Addams in series, shows, and films. We have also included the voice actress who voiced the characters in the animated versions.
Lisa Loring portrayed the role of Wednesday Addams in the sitcom The Addams Family(1964-1966) and the 1977 film “Halloween with the New Addams Family”. In the film, characters reprised their roles. Wednesday seems sweet-natured than later adaptations.
Cindy Henderson voiced the Wednesday Addams in the first animated series “The Addams Family” which aired in 1973. A year before the strange family appeared in the animated series The New Scooby-Doo Movies’ third episode “Scooby-Doo Meets the Addams Family”.
Noelle Von Sonn
Noelle Von Sonn played Wednesday in the pilot of the television show The Addams Family Fun House(1973). However, the show hadn’t aired as a regular series. It aired in the years 1973 and 1974.
Here is another popular actress and producer Christina Ricci who played Wednesday Addams. Well, she portrayed the role in the feature film 1991 The Addams Family and the 1993 Addams Family Values. The actress is famous for playing dark strange roles.
Debi Derryberry is a renowned voice actress who voiced for various animations, series, and games. She voiced Wednesday
Addams in the television series The Addams Family(1992-1993). She also dubbed the voice of characters in various anime and feature films.
American actress Nicole Fugere is popular for portraying Wednesday in the 1998 direct-to-video film Addams Family Reunion. She also played her role in the television series The New Addams Family which was aired from 1998 to 1999.
Chloë Grace Moretz
Actress Chloë Grace Moretz portrayed commendable roles in various supernatural horror films like The Eye, Carrie, and Let Me In. She voiced the character Wednesday in the animated feature films The Addams Family(2019) and The Addams Family 2(2021).
Jenna Marie Ortega is a popular actress who played the commendable role of Wednesday Addams in the 2022 Netflix series. The character has psychic powers and abnormal behavior. Jenna Ortega brought new dimensions to the character.
Here is the child artist Karina Varadi who played the young version of the Wednesday Addams in the 2022 Netflix horror series. She has also appeared in various television commercials.
Other Actresses Played Wednesday Addams in The Broadway Musical
Krysta Rodriguez played the role of Wednesday in the Broadway musical The Addams Family: A New Musical (2009-2011).
Rachael Potter appeared as Wednesday Addams in the Broadway musical The Addams Family: A New Musical(2011).
Corney Wolfson appeared in the first US tour of the Broadway musical “The Addams Family: A New Musical(2011–2012)”.
Melissa Hunter portrayed the role of Wednesday Addams in the web series “Adult Wednesday Addams” for thirteen episodes.
Carrie Hope Fletcher
Last but not least, Carrie Hope Fletcher portrayed Wednesday in the first UK tour of the Broadway musical The Addams Family: A New Musical (2017).