Florence Henderson

Birthday: Feb 14, 1934
Birthplace: Not Available
Ever since the '50s, each generation has had its definitive sitcom mom, the one woman who symbolizes the attitudes and ideals of the American household (at least according to the major networks). In the late '50s, it was Barbara Billingsley; Donna Reed ruled the '60s; Roseanne repped the '80s; and Florence Henderson was queen of the '70s. As Carol Brady, she was the polyester-clad personification of the "have a nice day" mentality on the Brady Bunch (1969-1974). Prior to becoming Mrs. Brady, Henderson had worked on television during the '50s, getting her start as the "Today Girl" on Today (1952) and as a regular on Sing Along (1958). She also made frequent appearances on the Tonight Show through the early '60s. Henderson was a successful star of Broadway musicals and in 1970, she starred in the musical feature-film biography of Scandinavian composer Edvard Grieg, Song of Norway (1970). Since the end of the Brady Bunch series, Henderson has basically made her living portraying and sometimes spoofing Carol Brady. There was a blessedly short-lived variety show sequel to the program, The Brady Bunch Hour (1977), and Brady Bunch reunion TV movies, such as The Brady Girls Get Married (1981) and A Very Brady Christmas (1988). The show that wouldn't die also spawned two more sequel series, The Brady Brides (1981) and the downbeat drama The Bradys (1990). In 1995, Henderson played a feisty grandmother, the antithesis of Carol, in the feature-film spoof The Brady Bunch Movie. She continued to appear on TV and in movies such as Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, and the documentary Get Bruce!. In 2006 she was cast in season 6 of The Surreal Life, and in 2010 she returned to the small screen yet again to compete in the eleventh season of Dancing With the Stars. Henderson died in 2016, at age 82.

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Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
100% Bathtubs Over Broadway Actor 2018
No Score Yet Bad Grandmas Mimi $15K 2017
7% Fifty Shades of Black Mrs. Robinson 2016
No Score Yet Matchmaker Santa Peggy 2012
No Score Yet Venus & Vegas Carmen 2010
No Score Yet The Christmas Bunny Betsy Ross 2010
No Score Yet Ladies of the House Rose 2008
No Score Yet For Heaven's Sake Sarah Miller 2008
No Score Yet The Junior Defenders Herself 2007
23% Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Herself $22.8M 2003
No Score Yet Legend of the Candy Cane Actor 2001
71% Get Bruce Actor 1999
12% Holy Man Herself 1998
62% The Brady Bunch Movie Grandma 1995
No Score Yet Precious Moments: The Story of Joseph Narrator 1995
54% The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Herself 1994
38% Shakes the Clown Unknown Woman 1992
No Score Yet Florence Henderson's Looking Great, Feeling Great Actor 1990
No Score Yet A Very Brady Christmas Carol Brady 1988
No Score Yet An Old-Fashioned Christmas Actor 1988
No Score Yet One-Minute Bible Stories: New Testament Host 1985
No Score Yet The Brady Brides Carol Brady 1981
No Score Yet Paul Lynde Halloween Special Actor 1976
No Score Yet Song of Norway Nina Grieg 1970

TV

CREDIT
41% Chelsea
2016-2017
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet K.C. Undercover
2015-2018
Irma
  • 2016
  • 2015
74% Trophy Wife
2013-2014
Frances
  • 2014
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 2011
81% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • 2012
50% Happily Divorced
2011-2013
Elliot's Mother
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Cleveland Show
2009-2013
Voice
  • 2012
No Score Yet Trust Us With Your Life
2012
Appearing
  • 2012
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2010
No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars
2005
Appearing Reality cast member
  • 2010
  • 2006
No Score Yet Chelsea Lately
2007-2014
Guest
  • 2009
77% Samantha Who?
2007-2009
Loretta
  • 2009
No Score Yet Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
2004-2012
Appearing
  • 2005
No Score Yet Whose Line Is It Anyway?
1998
Guest
  • 2002
61% Ally McBeal
1997-2002
Dr. Shirley Grouper
  • 2000
No Score Yet The King of Queens
1998-2007
Lily
  • 2000
76% Roseanne
1988-2018
  • 1994
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
Maria Morgana Patti Sue Diamond
  • 1990
  • 1986
100% The Muppet Show
1976-1981
Guest
  • 1976
77% The Brady Bunch
1969-1974
Carol Brady/Great-Grandmother Hutchinson Carol Brady
  • 1974
  • 1973
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1969
No Score Yet L.A. Law
1986-1994
Margaret Flanagan

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