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Florence Henderson is a Actor American born on 14 february 1934 at Dale (USA)

Florence Henderson

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Birth name Florence Agnes Henderson
Nationality USA
Birth 14 february 1934 at Dale (USA)
Death 24 november 2016 (at 82 years)

Florence Agnes Henderson (born February 14, 1934) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as matriarch Carol Brady on the ABC sitcom The Brady Bunch from 1969 to 1974. Henderson has been a frequent presence on television since the 1950s and has hosted several long-running cooking and variety shows over the years. She has appeared as a guest on many scripted and non-scripted (talk and reality shows). She was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars in 2010. Henderson currently hosts her own talk show, The Florence Henderson Show, and cooking show, Who's Cooking with Florence Henderson, on Retirement Living TV (RLTV).

Biography

In the mid-1950s, Henderson was diagnosed with a bone deformation of the middle ear, and she had to have surgery to prevent deafness (later she was made an honorary member of the Delta Zeta sorority, which does a lot of work for the House Ear Institute and the hearing impaired).

Henderson married Ira Bernstein in January 1956, and the couple had four children, Barbara, Joseph, Robert, and Elizabeth. During the filming of The Brady Bunch in Los Angeles, Henderson returned to the family's New York home each weekend to spend time with her children. In her autobiography Life Is Not A Stage, she acknowledges her occasional infidelity during her marriage to Bernstein, including an affair with then-New York City Mayor, John Lindsay, who the actress claims gave her crab lice. She divorced Bernstein in 1985 after almost 29 years of marriage. She later married John Kappas, a hypnotherapist and founder of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute, whom she met while battling depression in the mid-1980s; Kappas died in 2002. Henderson studied hypnotherapy and is a certified hypnotherapist.

Since the 2000s, she has been a more public benefactor of the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana; some of the Nuns were her teachers during her early education. She has appeared in a number of their promotional videos and has helped in fund-raising efforts. She has won money for the Sisters on the game show Weakest Link and on a classic-television-themed episode of Who Wants To Be a Millionaire in 2001, winning $32,000 in their name. On the show Henderson used her son Joseph as a Phone-a-Friend lifeline for the $64,000 question on a question about laser colors and answered correctly; she got the $125,000 question wrong, however, and lost $32,000. When Henderson appeared on the The Surreal Life, she made a point of showing respect for the Catholic Church and the Sisters of St. Benedict by refusing to dress in a nun's costume for a comedy skit.

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Filmography of Florence Henderson (13 films)

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Actress

Fifty Shades of Black, 1h32
Directed by Michael Tiddes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Marlon Wayans, Jane Seymour, Kali Hawk, Mike Epps, Fred Willard, Florence Henderson
Roles Mrs. Robinson
Rating35% 1.768711.768711.768711.768711.76871
Christian Black tombe sous le charme de l'innocente étudiante Hannah Steele. Il lui propose alors un pacte d'amour, placé sous le signe du S.M. (comme « Super Marrant »).
Ladies of the House, 2h
Directed by James A. Contner
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Florence Henderson, Michael Ensign, Judith Baldwin, Donna Mills, Pam Grier, Lance Henriksen
Rating60% 3.008023.008023.008023.008023.00802
A house owned by a church to be sold to fund the day care center's need of major remodeling. The pastor enlists three women to take on the project: Birdie, Rose, and Elizabeth. Initially they want to hire someone to do it all, but as their budget is limited, they realize they must to do it themselves. As they remodel the decrepit house, Elizabeth (Donna Mills) discovers her marriage is over, Birdie (Pam Grier) deals with her husband's retirement, and Rose (Florence Henderson) copes with the news that her husband (Lance Henriksen), has been diagnosed with cancer. They also make unlikely friendships with men at the local hardware store, and their intimidating neighbor, Junior.
The Junior Defenders, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Ally Sheedy, John Waters, Brian O'Halloran, Pauly Shore, Justin Henry, Florence Henderson

With a fanbase that rivaled Star Trek '​s, The Junior Defenders was one of the top TV hits of the late '70s. 25 years following the show's sudden cancellation, a crazed fan named Norman is still obsessed with the show. In his mania, Norman treks across the country in a stolen Winnebago, kidnapping the four washed-up former child stars, Jill, Mitch, Jimmy, and Tommy, from his beloved childhood program. The kidnappings spark a national media frenzy. Once in Hollywood, Norman takes over a soundstage and forces the cast at gunpoint to act in his brand-new episode of The Junior Defenders.
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, 1h38
Directed by Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about television
Actors Mary McCormack, David Spade, Craig Bierko, Rob Reiner, Scott Terra, Jenna Boyd
Roles Herself
Rating55% 2.799042.799042.799042.799042.79904
Dickie Roberts is a former child star who shot to fame on a TV sitcom called The Glimmer Gang with his catchphrase "This is Nuckin' Futs!". His career subsequently halted after his 6th birthday. Since his heyday, he has been reduced to parking cars at Morton's and appearing on Celebrity Boxing, where he is matched with Emmanuel Lewis. In the public eye and to his girlfriend Cyndi who apparently leaves him during a roadside incident, Dickie is washed up.
Moms on Strike
Directed by James Keach
Genres Comedy
Actors Faith Ford, Tim Matheson, Daniel Magder, Florence Henderson, Sarah Gadon, Spencer Breslin
Roles Betty
Rating50% 2.521952.521952.521952.521952.52195
When an overworked housewife goes on strike to persuade the rest of her family to share in household chores, she becomes a national celebrity.
Get Bruce!
Get Bruce! (1999)

Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Shirley MacLaine, Lily Tomlin, Raquel Welch, Bruce Vilanch
Roles Herself
Rating60% 3.0022853.0022853.0022853.0022853.002285
The film is a tribute to Bruce Vilanch, who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. Villanche's mother and photos of childhood are shown in the film; in Chicago, he writes for the Tribune and then heads West. Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, and Bette Midler talk with him and to the camera about working with Bruce, and we also watch Bruce help others prepare for Liz Taylor's 65th birthday, Bill Clinton's 50th birthday, and an AIDS awards banquet where Vilanch lets his emotions show.
Holy Man
Holy Man (1998)
, 1h54
Directed by Stephen Herek
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about religion, Films about television
Actors Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Eric McCormack, Robert Loggia, Kim Alexis
Rating49% 2.4512152.4512152.4512152.4512152.451215
Ricky Hayman (Jeff Goldblum) and Kate Newell (Kelly Preston) work at the (fictional) Good Buy Shopping Network, a home shopping channel run by John McBainbridge (Robert Loggia). Sales have been down over the last two years under Ricky's management, and Kate was brought in to come up with new ideas. Ricky views Kate as a threat and she expresses her dislike for him as well. However, John has given Ricky an ultimatum to increase sales, or lose his job.
The Brady Bunch Movie, 1h30
Directed by Betty Thomas
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Gary Cole, Shelley Long, Henriette Mantel, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Christine Taylor, Jennifer Elise Cox
Roles Grandma
Rating60% 3.0004353.0004353.0004353.0004353.000435
The film opens with a montage of scenes reflecting life in the 1990s, with heavy traffic, rushing commuters, and homeless people on the street. Larry Dittmeyer (Michael McKean), an unscrupulous real estate developer, explains to his boss that almost all the families in his neighborhood have agreed to sell their property as part of a plan to turn the area into a shopping mall. The only exception is one family, which prompts his angry boss to ask, "What's their story?" which leads into the opening blue-box credits of The Brady Bunch.
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult, 1h23
Directed by David Zucker, Peter Segal
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Prison films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, Fred Ward, George Kennedy, Anna Nicole Smith, Kathleen Freeman
Roles Florence Henderson
Rating64% 3.249973.249973.249973.249973.24997
Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) has retired from Police Squad and lives a basically happy life with his wife, Jane Spencer-Drebin (Priscilla Presley). It remains "basically happy" because police work has been Frank's meaning of life, and he feels unhappy about not being able to legally take on criminals anymore. Additionally, Jane tries to push him into siring a child, but Frank does not have the courage to go through this yet. It comes as a blessing to him when his old friends Ed Hocken (George Kennedy) and Nordberg (O.J. Simpson) come by and ask for his help in an investigation. The Police Squad has caught wind that a well-known bomber named Rocco Dillon (Fred Ward), who is currently incarcerated, has been hired by a terrorist (Papshmir, known from the first movie) to conduct a major terrorist act against the United States. An important contact, Tanya Peters (Anna Nicole Smith), Rocco's girlfriend, proves to be a dead end, so Drebin is asked to join Dillon undercover in prison, befriend him, and then leak details of the plan to his colleagues. However, the first part of the mission – by pure accident – proves to be extremely taxing; Jane becomes frustrated both at Frank's sudden unwillingness to engage in his marital duties and the suspicion that he is doing police work again, and storms out of the house.
A Very Brady Christmas, 1h40
Directed by Peter Baldwin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight
Roles Carol Brady
Rating59% 2.95322.95322.95322.95322.9532
Mike and Carol Brady have a savings account, which both spouses planned to use to bankroll a vacation for the other; Carol wanted to take Mike to Greece, while Mike wanted to treat Carol to a trip to Japan. When they realize their ideas collide, they use the money to try to reunite the entire family for Christmas by paying for airline tickets for their children, grandchildren and their children's spouses.
The Flight of Dragons, 1h32
Directed by Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass, Fumihiko Takayama
Origin USA
Genres Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about dragons, Political films, Children's films
Actors John Ritter, Nellie Bellflower, Bob McFadden, Victor Buono, Don Messick, James Earl Jones
Rating77% 3.894523.894523.894523.894523.89452
The 'Green Wizard' Carolinus (Harry Morgan) discovers magic failing as humanity embraces science, and summons his brothers Lo Tae Zhao the Yellow Wizard (Don Messick); Solarius the Blue Wizard (Paul Frees); and Ommadon the Red Wizard (James Earl Jones), accompanied by their dragons Shen Tsu, Lunarian, and Bryagh (James Gregory), before whom he resolves to create a 'Last Realm of Magic' hidden from the rest of the world. Lo Tae Zhao and Solarius consent, but Ommadon instead proposes to take control of the world himself; whereupon the other wizards decide to seize Ommadon's crown, the source of his powers. Because the wizards are forbidden to fight among themselves, they volunteer Carolinus's dragon Gorbash (Bob McFadden when not Ritter-as-Peter) and the knight Sir Orrin Neville-Smythe (Bob McFadden), to do so, with Solarius giving a shield to deflect dark magic and Lo Tae Zhao giving a flute to lull dragons to sleep. Requiring a third protagonist, Carolinus summons Peter Dickinson (John Ritter), a board-game creator and polymath scientist. Having arrived in the past, Peter becomes enamoured of Princess Milisande (Alexandra Stoddart), Carolinus's ward.