Uncle Fester

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Uncle Fester is a member of the fictional Addams Family.wikipedia
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The Addams Family

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Uncle Fester is a member of the fictional Addams Family.
The Addams Family originally included Gomez and Morticia Addams, their children Wednesday and Pugsley, close family members Uncle Fester and Grandmama, their butler Lurch, and Pugsley's pet octopus Aristotle.

Jackie Coogan

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family.
Coogan continued to act throughout his life, later earning renewed fame in middle age portraying bumbling Uncle Fester in the 1960s television series The Addams Family.

Christopher Lloyd

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family. In the movie, The Addams Family, Fester (played by Christopher Lloyd) is the long-lost brother of Gomez Addams.
Lloyd also starred as Commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), and Uncle Fester in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993).

The Addams Family (musical)

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In the Broadway musical, the part was originated by Kevin Chamberlin, with Brad Oscar taking over on March 8, 2011.
Crouch said that, when brainstorming ideas for the overall appearance of the show, he and McDermott turned to the character of Uncle Fester for inspiration, asking themselves, "If Fester was going to do a Broadway show, what kind of Broadway show would he do?"

The Addams Family (1964 TV series)

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family.
* Uncle Fester (portrayed by Jackie Coogan) – Morticia's exuberant uncle who is completely bald and dressed in a floor-length fur-collared coat.

Patrick Thomas (actor)

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family.

Addams Family Reunion

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family.
The producers wanted to bridge the gap in continuity between the Paramount films and the new series, and reached out to Anjelica Huston and Christopher Lloyd to reprise their roles as Morticia Addams and Uncle Fester, but both declined.

Brad Oscar

In the Broadway musical, the part was originated by Kevin Chamberlin, with Brad Oscar taking over on March 8, 2011.
Oscar took over the role of "Uncle Fester" (from Kevin Chamberlin) in The Addams Family on Broadway starting March 8, 2011.

Kevin Chamberlin

In the Broadway musical, the part was originated by Kevin Chamberlin, with Brad Oscar taking over on March 8, 2011.
Chamberlin previously appeared as Uncle Fester in the musical The Addams Family, a role for which he won a Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Performance By a Featured Actor In a Broadway Musical.

Nick Kroll

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family. Fester is voiced by Nick Kroll in 2019 computer-animated adaptation of The Addams Family.

The Addams Family (1973 TV series)

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In the first animated series by Hanna-Barbera, Jackie Coogan reprised his role as Fester.
Jackie Coogan and Ted Cassidy, who played Uncle Fester and Lurch respectively from the 1960s television series, returned in voice-over roles.

The New Addams Family

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He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family.

Michael Roberds

He was played by Jackie Coogan in the original television series, by Christopher Lloyd in the two feature films, by Nick Kroll in the 2019 animated feature, by Patrick Thomas in the direct-for-video film Addams Family Reunion, and by Michael Roberds in The New Addams Family.
He starred on Fox Family's The New Addams Family as Uncle Fester.

The Addams Family (1991 film)

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In the movie, The Addams Family, Fester (played by Christopher Lloyd) is the long-lost brother of Gomez Addams.
Directed by former cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld in his screen directing debut, the film stars Anjelica Huston, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance as Morticia Addams, Raul Julia as Gomez Addams, and Christopher Lloyd as Uncle Fester.

The Addams Family (1992 TV series)

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In the second animated series by Hanna-Barbera, Fester was voiced by Rip Taylor (as Coogan had died in 1984).

Rip Taylor

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In the second animated series by Hanna-Barbera, Fester was voiced by Rip Taylor (as Coogan had died in 1984).
He continued to work as a voice performer in the 1970s cartoon series Here Comes the Grump, as the title character, and in the second edition of The Addams Family cartoon series in 1992, as the voice of Uncle Fester.

Addams Family Values

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Fester also appears in the film's sequel (again played by Lloyd), Addams Family Values.
Joan Cusack plays a serial killer who marries Uncle Fester (Lloyd) intending to murder him for his inheritance, while teenagers Wednesday (Ricci) and Pugsley (Workman) are sent to summer camp.

Gomez Addams

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In the original sitcom of the 1960s, Fester is said to be Morticia's maternal uncle (his name rhymes with Morticia's mother Hester's), but from the 1970s onward, he is Gomez's brother.

Morticia Addams

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In the original sitcom of the 1960s, Fester is said to be Morticia's maternal uncle (his name rhymes with Morticia's mother Hester's), but from the 1970s onward, he is Gomez's brother.

Wednesday Addams

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In all adaptations, he is either uncle or great-uncle to Wednesday and Pugsley.

Pugsley Addams

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In all adaptations, he is either uncle or great-uncle to Wednesday and Pugsley.

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He also voiced that same character on an episode of The New Scooby-Doo Movies.

The Addams Family (2019 film)

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Fester is voiced by Nick Kroll in 2019 computer-animated adaptation of The Addams Family.
Grandmama buys Uncle Fester time to evacuate Gomez, Morticia, and Thing.

Lurch (The Addams Family)

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He would allow other members (usually Lurch) to harm him any way they can, but his greatest fondness was blowing himself up.

Grandmama (The Addams Family)

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As a running gag, Fester would never believe Grandmama's predictions until she predicts something that causes him great harm (or in his case, great joy).
In the first film, Morticia and Fester discuss how "Mother and Father Addams" were killed by an angry mob, removing any possibility that Grandmama could be Gomez and Fester's mother.