Morticia Addams is a fictional character created by cartoonist Charles Addams in the 30s. She is a vamp lady, with pale sking and long black hair. She usually wears long tight gothic dresses and many goths take her as their idol especially for the look. Morticia is the most famous "gothic" character. In the first tv series in the 60s it was Caroline Jones who starred as Morticia but in the 90s movies she has be interpreted by Anjelica Houston.
(Caroline Jones as Morticia)
Morticia is musically inclined, and is often seen freely strumming a shamisen. She frequently enjoys cutting the buds off of roses which she discards, keeping only the stems. She also has a carnivorous plant, an African Strangler named Cleopatra, which she enjoys feeding.