‘Brady Bunch’ star Ann B. Davis dies at 88
TORONTO — Ann B. Davis, who played maid Alice Nelson on the family comedy series The Brady Bunch, died Sunday after a fall. She was 88.
According to TMZ, Davis fell in her bathroom Saturday and suffered a subdural hematoma.
Davis was best known for playing the Brady family’s loyal housekeeper from 1969 to 1974 but won two Emmy Awards for her role on The Bob Cummings Show in the 1950s.
The actress received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 1960.
Davis reprised her most famous role in several Brady Bunch TV movies and spin-offs in the ’80s and in 1990 and made a cameo as a truck driver in 1995’s The Brady Bunch Movie.
She did a number of commercials, including Shake ‘n Bake, Miracle White detergent and Swiffer.
Davis lived in an Episcopal community led by Bishop William C. Frey, who confirmed her death.
BELOW: Watch the opening credits of The Brady Bunch starring Ann B. Davis.
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