15 Best Trivia Facts About The Addams Family

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Charles Addams' First Wife, Barbara Jean Day, Helped Inspire The Character "Morticia Addams."

Charles Addams first wife, Barbara Jean Day, had an uncanny resemblance to Morticia. Charles often would ask Barbara Jean to model as Morticia when Charles was drawing a cartoon. The couple later divorced because Barbara Jean wanted children, but Charles hated small children and refused to adopt one.