Remembering Florence Henderson: 1934 - 2016
Actress Florence Henderson poses at the Television Academy's Performers Peer Group cocktail reception to celebrate the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, California July 28, 2014. Henderson died on Nov. 24, 2016 at the age of 82.
'Brady Bunch' mom
In this Jan. 20, 1977 file photo, actress Farrah Fawcett-Majors, right, joins her husband Lee Majors in a television appearance together in the sit-com "The Brady Bunch." At left are actors Geri Reischl, Robert Reed and Florence Henderson. Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful mom residing over "The Brady Bunch."
In this June 12, 1967 file photo, composer Richard Rodgers, left, poses at opening night with stars, Florence Henderson, center, and Giorgio Tozzi, of the New York revival of "South Pacific," which Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote. Henderson died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, after being hospitalized the day before, said her publicist, David Brokaw.
Henderson appeared on ABC's series "Dancing with the Stars Season 11" in 2010.
Florence Henderson became a household name with the popularity of "The Brady Bunch." "It represents what people always wanted: a loving family. It's such a gentle, innocent, sweet show, and I guess it proved there's always an audience for that," Henderson said in 1999.