"The Addams Family": What does the cast look like today?
The comedy The Addams Family made millions of moviegoers laugh in 1991. The success was so huge, a sequel was produced two years later. But what does the cast of the scary family look like today?
The heads of the family: "Morticia Addams", played by the great Anjelica Houston and "Gomez Addams" (Raul Julia). See the next slides for where they are now!
In 1991 and 1993 actress Anjelica Huston slipped into the role of the attractive "Morticia Addams". What is she doing today? The next picture will let you know...
Anjelica Huston is still a popular actress. Her first film appearance came when she was only seven years old, and in 1985 she won an Oscar for the successful movie Prizzi's Honor. Huston made headlines in the 70's and 80's due to her long-term relationship with fellow actor Jack Nicholson. In her autobiography Watch Me: A Memoir, she mercilessly settles the score with the Hollywood star.
Raul Julia played the role of "Gomez Addams", the patriarch of the "Addams" family. Unfortunately, Raul Julia suffered a severe stroke in 1994, only one year after the release of the sequel Addams Family Values and passed away. He was only 54 years old.
In the movie, the sinister Butler "Lurch", who looks like a mixture of a zombie and Frankenstein's monster, was portrayed by the Dutch actor Carel Struycken. You will not believe what the actor looks like in real life! Check out the next picture...
Carel Struycken is an incredible seven feet tall and in his 70's by now. He still works as an actor though!
Judith Malina was known for the role of the creepy grandmother "Grandma" in The Addams Family. Learn more about the fate of the actress in the next picture...
Judith Malina was mainly a theatre actress and staunch pacifist anarchist. She died on April 10th, 2015 at the age of 88 in Englewood, New Jersey.
Here, we see the children "Wednesday" and "Pugsley Addams" together with their "Uncle Fester". And everybody knows the actor, who played the bald uncle!
Hollywood Star Christopher Lloyd slipped into the role of "Uncle Fester" in 1991 and 1993. However, most of us know him as "Doc Brown" from the amazing Back to the Future trilogy. Check out the next picture to see what "Pugsley" looks like today...
Christina Ricci was only 11 years old when she played the role of the mysterious "Wednesday Addams". It was her big breakthrough and Ricci became quite successful as a child star!
Joan Cusack was known as "Debbie Jellinsky" in the 1993 sequel Addams Family Values, where she took over the role of the nanny, who turns out to be a serial killer. How does she look today? See the next picture!
Joan Cusack, the sister of fellow actor John Cusack, still works in the film industry. Most recently she appeared the film Unicorn Store, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2017.
A bit of trivia: the characters in the films are based on the "The Addams Family" cartoon by Charles Addams, who first drew them in the 1930's and they were then published in "The New Yorker". The Addams Family, a TV series, was the first adaptation of the cartoon. It ran from 1964–1966.