Florence Henderson



  • Birth Name: Florence Agnes Henderson
  • Birth Place: Dale, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/14/1934, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Florence Henderson Fast Facts:
  • Is the youngest of 10 children born to a Midwestern sharecropper and his wife, who taught her to sing; by age 2 she had a repertoire of 50 songs.
  • Made her Broadway debut at 18 in Wish You Were Here and was soon headlining the touring company of Oklahoma!
  • Her extensive theater credits include leading roles in the Broadway productions of Fanny (1954) and The Girl Who Came to Supper (1963-64).
  • Appeared on NBC's Today from 1959-60 as a "Today Girl."
  • Was the first woman to guest host NBC's The Tonight Show.
  • Achieved everlasting fame as Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch. (The character's full name is Carol Ann Tyler Martin Brady.)
  • Followed in the footsteps of her second husband and became a certified hypnotherapist.
  • Inducted into the Smithsonian Institute's first permanent Entertainment History Exhibit in 2008 as one of pop culture's greatest TV icons.
  • Appeared on Dancing With the Stars in 2010.
  • Florence Henderson Relationships:
  • John Henderson - Brother
  • Elizabeth - Daughter
  • Elizabeth Henderson - Mother
  • Joseph - Son
  • John Kappas - Husband (deceased)
  • Barbara - Daughter
  • Ira Bernstein - Ex-husband
  • Joseph Henderson - Father
  • Robert - Son
  • College:
  • The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY (1953)


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