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|Subject: Pugsley from 'The Addams Family' dies Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:27 pm|| |
Ken Weatherwax died of a heart attack at his Box Canyon, California, home over the weekend, said Joey D. Vieira, his half brother. Weatherwax's body was found on Sunday.
Pugsley, the son of Gomez and Morticia, was a member of the family of macabre oddballs in the television series, which aired on ABC from 1964 to 1966 with its familiar, finger-snapping theme song.
He stayed in show business after he grew up, although on the other side of the camera. Weatherwax worked as a grip on the sets of several Hollywood productions, said Vieira, a former actor himself who played the character Porky in the original "Lassie" series.
Weatherwax retired a few years ago for medical reasons, Vieira said.
(AP Photo/ ABC, Ida Mae Astute). This Oct. 31, 2006 photo provided by ABC, shows some of the original cast of the TV show, "The Addams Family," from left, John Astin, (Gomez Addams), Felix Silla, (Cousin Itt), Lisa Loring, (Wednesday Addams) and Ken Weatherwax (Pugsley Addams)
John Astin, (Gomez Addams) Felix Silla, (Cousin Itt), Lisa Loring, (Wednesday Addams)Ken Weatherwax (Pugsley Addams)
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