Wednesday, April 24, 2024

#RIP Florence Henderson, America’s Mom from “The Brady Bunch,” Age 82


Florence Henderson, America’s mom from “The Brady Bunch,” died overnight at age 82. The cause was an apparent sudden heart attack. The always-Carol Brady was sweet as apple pie on the show, but she had a good sarcastic sense of humor and a terrific voice, both of which served her well in her incredibly successful decades-long career.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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