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  • Trivia

    • Mike's Brady Bunch character Bobby was the child in the show that they had the hardest time finding an actor for, and Mike was the last kid hired for the series. They originally overlooked him because his hair is naturally red, but after they hired a brunette boy for the role, they decided they liked Mike much better, so they asked him to take the part and dye his hair brown.

    • In 2003, Mike Lookinland attended the wedding of his Brady Bunch co-star Christopher Knight.

    • In 1969, Mike was offered parts in two sitcoms; The Brady Bunch and The Courtship of Eddie's Father. His parents chose The Brady Bunch.

    • Mike Lookinland has appeared in all of the Brady Bunch reunion shows.

    • Mike Lookinland was one of the cameramen for the TV show Everwood.

    • Mike Lookinland was ranked number forty two on VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars."

    • Mike Lookinland used to have to have his hair dyed to play the role of Bobby Brady, while on The Brady Bunch. His natural hair color is red, but the producers wanted it to be brown like the rest of the Brady Bunch boys.

    • Mike Lookinland briefly was enrolled at the University of Utah, but he dropped out.

    • During the filming of The Brady Bunch Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady) and Mike would have sleepover weekends at her house and play with her huge family of animals.

    • As of 2006, Mike is 5'8" tall.

    • Mike Lookinland has been completely sober since his arrest in 1997.

    • In 1997, Mike Lookinland was arrested in Utah for drunk driving after he crashed his Ford Bronco.

    • Mike Lookinland is a recovering alcoholic.

    • Mike Lookinland has two sons named Scott and Joe.

    • Mike Lookinland went to Chadwick School, in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California.

    • Mike Lookinland is the only Brady kid that never had another actor portray his character. Someone else was Jan on the Variety Hour, Marcia on The Bradys, Cindy on A Very Brady Christmas, Greg & Peter's voice were replaced on The Brady Kids.

    • Once got pretend married to TV sister Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady) and use to make out with her in Tigers doghouse on the set of the Brady Bunch. Soon after he got a pretend divorce with Susan Olsen when he became interested in older woman.

  • Quotes

    • Mike Lookinland: I guess show business is in my blood, because I really enjoy every phase of it. It was great getting together with the Brady Bunch again. We all lost contact with each other for the three years we were off the air. As long as there's a Brady Bunch, I hope that I'll be a part of it. I just hope people realize that we grow also.

    • Mike Lookinland: (said in an interview in 1977) I'm so happy that The Brady Bunch is back on the air. It's a bit strange doing the show again, I might add. For one thing, we've all grown up a bit. I know people remember us as kids, and although 16 isn't that old, I do feel more mature and knowing what's happening.

    • Mike Lookinland: When I got back into the film business after college, I started out as a production assistant.

    • Mike Lookinland: I have had the occasion to meet child actors from the '60s and '70s at various functions, and everyone's gone on to various different lives - they're real-estate agents or surfers.

    • Mike Lookinland: And we do talk a lot about my past and my impression of things and how it relates to what we're doing now. The Brady Bunch, in its heyday, was really the genesis of when TV started to become the force that it is today.

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