Celebrity Florence Henderson was born on February 14, 1934, in Dale, Indiana. Henderson was The Tonight Show’s first female guest host. In 1969 Henderson got the part that made her famous, Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch. The situation comedy ran for five years. Beginning in 2008, Henderson hosted The Florence Henderson Show.
Celebrity Florence Henderson was born on February 14, 1934, in Dale, Indiana. The youngest of 10 kids, Henderson started performing at a very young age. 10 children attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in nyc, and rapidly began a successful theatre career.
Henderson holds the distinction of being the very first girl ever to guest host The Tonight Show.
The character for which Henderson is most renowned arrived in 1969. For five years, Henderson played the quintessential sitcom mother Carol Brady on TV’s The Brady Bunch. The show was a success, and became increasingly popular in reruns. It’s now considered a cultural icon of the ’70s, spawning two feature “spoof” movies in the mid-’90s.
In 1999, Henderson joined NBC News as cohost of the morning show After Today.
In 2008 Henderson became the host of her own show, The Florence Henderson Show that was nominated for an Emmy in 2010.
Henderson wed hypnotherapist John Kappas in 1987. He expired in 2002.