All The Addams Family Characters, Ranked Best to Worst

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All minor and major characters from The Addams Family. Vote for your personal favorite characters from the show, regardless of how beloved they are by others.

Who is the best Addams Family character? Here's our full ranked The Addams Family characters list, with photos and character quotes when available. List contains all The Addams Family main character names and features lead The Addams Family roles. If you're looking for the most famous The Addams Family characters then you're in the right place. This Addams Family main character list includes pictures of The Addams Family characters and features useful character information like the names of actors or actresses who play the characters. The Addams Family character roles from every season are included.

Examples of characters on this list include Gomez Addams and Uncle Fester.

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  • Morticia Addams
    Photo: ABC /
    636 VOTES

    The epitome of poise and elegance, this enigmatic matriarch never fails to captivate with her chic fashion sense and razor-sharp wit. Her unwavering support for her eccentric family members underscores her deep love for them, even as she maintains her own mysterious allure. Morticia's knack for balancing her dark, seductive aura with a nurturing, devoted nature solidifies her standing as one of the standout characters of the show.

    • Actor: Carolyn Jones
    • Series: The Addams Family
    636 votes
  • 2
    486 VOTES

    A dashing, passionate, and exuberant patriarch, he's the veritable life force of the Addams household. Gomez charms audiences with his relentless optimism, iconic mustache, and penchant for excitement, making him utterly irresistible. His genuine adoration for his macabre wife and children endear him to fans, ensuring he remains a vital and unforgettable component of the show.

    • Actor: John Astin
    • Series: The Addams Family
    486 votes
  • With her perennially morose disposition and penchant for all things dark and twisted, it's easy to see why fans adore this precocious young lady. While Wednesday may seem perpetually overshadowed by her more exuberant parents, it is her dour demeanor and wry sarcasm that make her character a fan favorite. Moreover, her intelligence and occasional moments of warmth only serve to add depth to her already fascinating persona.

  • Lurch
    Photo: via Wikimedia
    398 VOTES

    The hulking but gentle manservant proves that appearances can be deceiving, as he's consistently warmhearted and fiercely protective of the Addams clan. Though often terse and seemingly reanimated, Lurch brings humor and heart to the show with his signature grunts and unerring loyalty. Furthermore, his unexpectedly tender moments demonstrate how he's so much more than just a towering figure in the background.

    • Actor: Ted Cassidy
    • Series: The Addams Family
    398 votes
  • Thing
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    386 VOTES

    This disembodied hand might not have a face, but it's impossible to deny the personality and kindness it exudes. Despite being a mute character, Thing proves that actions speak louder than words with its unwavering dedication to assisting the Addams family in their daily lives. The comedic timing and dexterity with which it navigates the world make it an unforgettable member of the family.

    • Actor: Ted Cassidy
    • Series: The Addams Family
    386 votes
  • 6
    336 VOTES

    As the enigmatic figure draped in a curtain of long hair, this character consistently captivates viewers by living at the fringes of the bizarre even within the Addams household. Cousin Itt's incoherent babble lends itself to hilarity, and the audience can't help but be endeared by his seemingly limitless talents and eccentricities. His appearances on the show are always a delightful surprise, as he offers an offbeat charm that's entirely his own.

    • Actor: Anthony Magro, John Stephenson, Phil Fondacaro, Pat Fraley, John Franklin
    • Series: The Addams Family
    336 votes