Florence Henderson was an American actress, producer, voiceover artist, and singer who is best known for appearing as Carol Brady on the ABC sitcom The Brady Bunch. She also appeared in shows and movies like Dancing with the Stars, Bad Grandmas, Trophy Wife, K.C. Undercover, Ladies of the House, Loonatics Unleashed, Fifty Shades of Black, The King of Queens, Roseanne, Murder, She Wrote, A Very Brady Christmas, Little Women, Song of Norway, and For Heaven’s Sake.
Florence Agnes Henderson
She was born on February 14, 1934.
On November 24, 2016, Florence Henderson died of heart failure at the age of 82 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California, United States
Dale, Indiana, United States
Florence Henderson attended St. Francis Academy in Owensboro, Kentucky from where she graduated in 1951. She later got enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and was an Alumna Initiate of the Alpha Chi chapter of Delta Zeta sorority.
Actress, Producer, Voiceover Artist, Singer
- Father – Joseph Henderson (Tobacco Sharecropper)
- Mother – Elizabeth (née Elder) (Homemaker)
- Others – Daniel Thomas Henderson (Paternal Grandfather), Teresa Laha (Paternal Grandmother), William Walter Elder (Maternal Grandfather), Anna Justine Newton (Maternal Grandmother)
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Florence Henderson had dated –
- William Tabbert
- Ira Bernstein (1956-1985) – She married Ira Bernstein in 1956 and they were blessed with 4 children. However, after several years of marriage, the duo divorced in 1985.
- John Kappas (1985-2002) – She was romantically involved with hypnotherapist Dr. John George Kappas, who treated her for depression and stage fright in the early 1980s, and they married in 1987. The duo remained together until his death in 2002.
Race / Ethnicity
Florence Henderson had English, Irish, Scottish, and French ancestry.
She appeared in the TV commercials for CarpetOne, Wesson vegetable oil, Polident denture cleaner, Pepsi Twist, Klean’n Shine, Frosted Cheerios cereal, Oldsmobile, etc.
Florence Henderson Favorite Things
- The Brady Bunch (1969) Episode – The one where Peter tries to act like an older guy to double date with Greg
Florence Henderson Facts
- She became the first woman to be a guest host on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
- Florence was also cast in plays like Wish You Were Here, The Girl Who Came to Supper, Annie Get Your Gun, The Sound of Music, and The King and I.
- She credited actress, singer, and Broadway star Mary Martin as her idol.
- She was friends with , , , , , , , , , , and
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Facts of Florence Henderson
- full nameFlorence Henderson
- Date of Birth February 14, 1934
- Age 87 years 9 months
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Lucky Number 6
- Lucky Stone Amethyst
- Lucky Color Turquoise
- Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
- weight55 kg
- height5 ft 3 in