Morticia is an elegant, beautiful woman with pale skin and a gothic
appearance. Like her mother
Eudora, she is a witch. She wears a skin-tight black gown with octopus-like tendrils
that circle the bottom.
Devoted wife of
Gomez Addams, she enjoys any sort of activity with
Gomez, including fencing, chess playing and dancing, usually the tango or
Some of her favorite hobbies include
painting, sculpting and horticulture. She particularly likes raising roses so she can cut off the buds and keep only the
thorny stems. She has raised a large carnivorous plant named Cleopatra,
which she takes pleasure in feeding raw meat.
When Morticia is under stress or in deep thought, she sometimes smokes,
but not cigarettes. Smoke, somehow, mysteriously emanates from her body.
Her favorite color is, of course, black.
Morticia Addams Costume
year, why not be Morticia, seductive wife of Gomez Addams.
The "Morticia Addams Family" costume manufactured
by Rubie's Costumes, comes with a long black
with spider tulle long sleeves and hanging spider tulling, just like the
one Morticia wears in the New Addams Family TV series. Just
add a long black
wig to finish it off.
Morticia Addams Makeup
Morticia's skin tone varied between episodes from
a pale white to an ashen gray. We'd
choose to use a pale white on face, neck and hands. Her lips
are a bright, blood red color. For her eyes use a smoky
black on the lids, heavy black eye liner and lots of
The nail polish on her long, claw-like nails varies between
black, blood red and deep black-purple. You can buy pre
colored, claw like glue on nails during Halloween season or
have a set of acrylics put on for the occasion.
Signature chair -
Morticia is often seen sitting in a rattan peacock chair,
like a queen of the family on her dilapidated throne. If you can
find one, this makes a great
presentation for Halloween.
chairs are still made, but can be difficult to locate and
because of there size are usually not shippable. Try a local
"I'll be back after I put
on something a little more uncomfortable" - Morticia to
"The more, the scarier!"
"A happy child is just an
unhappy child whose having fun."
"Oh, Gomez, I love it
when you take an irrational stance against overwhelming
odds with no hope of success."
"Look on the dark side"
"Dynamite is a girls best