Charles Addams (1912–1988)


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Charles Samuel Addams, or Chill as his friends called him, was born on January 7, 1912, in Westfield, New Jersey. Records show at the time of his birth the Addams' lived on Summit Avenue. They moved several times before taking up permanent residence in 1920 on Elm Street and stayed there until 1947. He attended public school in Westfield and was ... See full bio »

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(1991)
(1993)
Murder by Death Miscellaneous Crew
(1976)

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 2021 The Addams Family 2 (based on characters created by) (announced)
 2019 The Addams Family Strokes (TV Short) (creator)
 2019 The Addams Family (based on characters created by)
  The New Addams Family (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 8 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (characters - 3 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (based on the characters created by - 2 episodes, 1999)
- Death Visits the Addams Family (1999) ... (based on characters created by)
- The Tale of Long John Addams (1999) ... (based on characters created by)
- Fester, World Leader (1999) ... (based on characters created by)
- Lights, Camera, Addams! (1999) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Lurch, Man of Leisure (1999) ... (characters)
 1998 Addams Family Reunion (TV Movie) (based on the characters created by)
 1993 The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Addams Family Values (characters)
 1992-1993 The Addams Family (TV Series) (characters - 21 episodes)
- Double O Honeymoon (1993) ... (characters)
- Sweetheart of a Brother (1993) ... (characters)
 1991 The Addams Family (characters)
 1989 Uncle Fester's Quest: The Addams Family (Video Game) (character: Fester)
 1977 Halloween with the New Addams Family (TV Movie) (characters)
 1973 The Addams Family (TV Series) (cartoons - 1 episode)
- Left in the Lurch (1973) ... (cartoons)
 1964-1966 The Addams Family (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 64 episodes)
- Ophelia's Career (1966) ... (based on characters created by)
- Lurch's Grand Romance (1966) ... (based on characters created by)
- The Addams Policy (1966) ... (based on characters created by)
- Lurch's Little Helper (1966) ... (based on characters created by)
- Cat Addams (1966) ... (based on characters created by)
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Other Works:

The World of Charles Addams (1991) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chas. Addams | Chas Addams
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Personal Quote:

His original description of Grandmama Addams: "This disrespectful old hag is the mother of Gomez... she willingly helps with the dishes, cheats at solitaire and is roughly dishonest... the complexion is dark, the hair is white and frizzy and uncombed... she has a light beard and a large mole... foolishly good-natured... fumbling, weak character... is easily fooled." See more »

Trivia:

Noted director Alfred Hitchcock was a friend of Addams, and owned two pieces of original Addams art. In Hitchcock's film North by Northwest (1959), a scene pays homage to Addams: when Roger Thornhill meets Eve with Mr. Vandamm and Leonard, he comments, "The three of you together. Now that's a picture only Charles Addams could draw.". See more »

Trademark:

Macabre humor See more »

Nickname:

Chas

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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