Charles Addams (1912–1988)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 816 this week
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 »

Upcoming DC Movies and TV Shows

Check out all the upcoming DC superhero movies and series that the IMDb editors can't wait to see.

See the list

The 9 Most Surprising Harry Potter Moments

If rewatching all eight Harry Potter films feels daunting, we've got you covered with a guide to the franchise's most surprising moments worth revisiting.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 189 people
created 17 Jun 2014
 
a list of 32 people
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 50 people
created 14 Nov 2018
 
a list of 735 people
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 35 people
created 26 Nov 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Charles Addams's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(1991)
(1993)
Murder by Death Additional Crew
(1976)
(2019)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (15 credits)
  Wednesday (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 8 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.7 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.8 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.6 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.5 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.4 ... (based on characters created by)
 2021 The Addams Family 2 (based on characters created by)
 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)
 1994 Honey Nut Cheerios: The Addams Family (Video short) (characters)
 1993 The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Addams Family Values (characters)
 1992-1993 The Addams Family (TV Series short) (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 - 16 episodes)
- The Addams Family at the Kentucky Derby (1973) ... (cartoons)
- The Addams Family Goes West (1973) ... (cartoons)
- The Roller Derby Story (1973) ... (cartoons)
- The Voodoo Story (1973) ... (cartoons)
- The Addams Family at Sea (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)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Creature Comforts (1981) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Chas. Addams | Chas Addams

Spouse:

Lady Colyton  (divorced) | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

His original description of Wednesday Addams: "Child of woe is wane and delicate... sensitive and on the quiet side, she loves the picnics and outings to the underground caverns... a solemn child, prim in dress and, on the whole, pretty lost... secretive and imaginative, poetic, seems underprivileged and given to occasional tantrums... has six toes on one foot..." See more »

Trivia:

He was fond of visiting the Presbyterian Cemetery on Mountain Avenue, New Jersey. See more »

Trademark:

Macabre humor See more »

Nickname:

Chas

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed