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Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson


2/14/1934, Dale, Indiana, USA

Birth Name

Florence Agnes Henderson



Also Known As

Flo Henderson
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Florence is the youngest of ten children. During the filming of the original Brady Bunch TV series she flew to New York every weekend. The show was filmed in Los Angeles. Florence has four children from her first marriage.


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Florence's TV daughter, Maureen McCormick (Marcia Brady) used to spend a lot of time at her house, because Maureen was good friends with Florence's daughter Barbara. The Hendersons had a pool, and Maureen has said that Florence used to swim topless all the time, in front of her and Barbara!

    • Florence Henderson's favorite Brady Bunch episode is "Peter and the Wolf."

    • Even though Florence Henderson appears in commercials for Polident, she doesn't have dentures.

    • Florence Henderson is an honorary member of Delta Zeta Sorority.

    • Florence Henderson's favorite foods are pasta and cole slaw.

    • During the filming of The Brady Bunch, Florence Henderson always wanted to put on her own makeup.

    • Florence Henderson ss a licensed hypnotherapist.

    • Florence Henderson was the first woman to ever host The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

    • In 1951, Florence Henderson graduated from St. Frances School, in Indiana.

    • Florence Henderson was diagnosed with a bone deformation of the inner ear, and she had to have surgery to prevent deafness.

    • Florence Henderson flew back to New York City every weekend while filming The Brady Bunch, so she could see her family.

    • Florence Henderson's late husband, Dr. John Kappas, is a hypnotherapist, and he and Florence met when he helped her battle depression during the mid-1980s.

    • Florence Henderson has four children named Barbara, Joseph, Robert, and Elizabeth.

    • Robert Reed never told the rest of The Brady Bunch cast, that he had AIDS. He told his tv wife, Florence Henderson, just days before his death.

    • Florence was married to Ira Bernstein from 1956 until they got divorced in 1985. Then she married John Kappas, they were married from 1987 until his death in 2002.

    • Florence is 5'3" (1.60 m) tall.

    • Florence went on a date with her TV son Barry Williams, who played Greg Brady.

    • Florence won the Sarah Siddons award for her work in Chicago theatre in 1962.

    • Florence was the spokesperson for Wesson cooking oil from 1976 to 1996.

  • Quotes

    • Florence Henderson: I begged them [the producers] to give Carol Brady a job. They wouldn't do that. I mean, those clothes, for God's sake, take a look at them! I didn't choose those, please...But I said, 'Can I just hit the kids every now and then? I mean, real life!' They wouldn't let me.

    • Florence Henderson: (talking about her late TV husband, Robert Reed) He was so close to all six of the Brady kids. When he called and asked me to tell them he wasn't going to live much longer, they were devastated. He was a good friend.