Florence Henderson, beloved mom from 'The Brady Bunch,' dies

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Florence Henderson, who played America's most beloved TV mom in The Brady Bunch, has died aged 82, her manager and her publicist said.

SEE MORE: 'Brady Bunch' Star Ann B. Davis Dies at 88 After Fall in Home

Henderson, whose acting career spanned decades, died after suffering heart failure, her manager Kayla Pressman said in a statement.

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Florence Henderson arrives at the Television Academy's 66th Emmy Awards Performers Peer Group Celebration at the Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
Florence Henderson is telling this weeks issue of Closer Weekly that she has a 'friends with benefits'.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - NOVEMBER 05: Florence Henderson and Christopher Knight attends Love Boat Cast Christening Of Regal Princess Cruise Ship at Port Everglades on November 5, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 29: Actress Florence Henderson arrives at the 2014 amfAR LA Inspiration Gala at Milk Studios on October 29, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
July 19, 2006 - FLORENCE HENDERSON 1986.F2738. RALPH DOMINGUEZ-(Credit Image: © Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)
NEW YORK CITY - JANUARY 19: Actress Florence Henderson attending 'WOR-TV Telethon' on January 19, 1986 at WOR-TV Studios in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
July 13, 2006 - FLORENCE HENDERSON WITH BILL CALKINS 11-1986. ROGER KARNBAD-MICHELSON-(Credit Image: © Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)
July 19, 2006 - FLORENCE HENDERSON 1987.F3724. RALPH DOMINGUEZ-(Credit Image: © Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)
This is a 1970 photograph of singer and actress Florence Henderson whose recognition came during the series sit-com "The Brady Bunch." (AP Photo)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 29: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Pass The Tabu.' Original air date September 29, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: The opening of THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Pictured is Florence Henderson as Carol Brady and Robert Reed as Mike Brady. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Robert Reed as Mike Brady, Florence Henderson as Carol Brady and Christopher Knight as Peter Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED
LOVE BOAT - 'The Captain's Ne'er-do-well Brother/The Perfect Match/The Remake' which aired on February 2, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) JAMES BRODERICK;FLORENCE HENDERSON
THE BRADY BUNCH - US TV series 1969-74 with principals Robert Reed and Florence Henderson
THE BRADY BUNCH - US TV series 1969-74 with Robert Reed and Florence Henderson
May 1, 2014 - Emmy-winning actress ANN BRADFORD DAVIS, who became the country's favorite housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of 'The Brady Bunch' died Sunday May 1, 2014 at a San Antonio hospital after suffering a fall at her home Saturday. She was 88. PICTURED - c. late 1960's - Los Angeles, California, U.S. - Florence Henderson, Christopher Knight and Ann B. Davis on set of 'The Brady Bunch.' © ABC/Entertainment Pictures/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News
July 12, 2006 - FLORENCE HENDERSON AS CAROL BRADY IN ''THE BRADY BUNCH''.SUPPLIED BY AD- TV-FILM-STILL(Credit Image: © Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)
LOVE BOAT - 'Country Cousin Blues/Daddy's Little Girl/Jackpot' which aired on October 31, 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) GAVIN MACLEOD;FLORENCE HENDERSON
Florence Henderson attends the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Performers Peer Group Reception at the Sheraton Universal Hotel on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Sept. 14, 2010 - West Palm Beach, FL - Florida, USA - United States - 091410 (J. Gwendolynne Berry/The Palm Beach Post) -- WEST PALM BEACH -- Florence Henderson is in town to talk about cataract prevention and treatment. (Credit Image: © The Palm Beach Post/ZUMApress.com)
CENTURY CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Actress Florence Henderson attends the 45th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on November 8, 2014 in Century City, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Florence Henderson attends Vanity Fair and Chrysler Toast American Hustle during Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood at Ago on February 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 13: 'The Brady Bunch' cast reunites to celebrate Florence Henderson's 80th birthday on THE TALK, Thursday, February, 13, 2014 on the CBS Television Network. From left, Florence Henderson, Sharon Osbourne, and Aisha Tyler, shown. (Photo by Lisette M. Azar/CBS via Getty Images)
HART TO HART - 'Hartland Express' - Airdate: November 3, 1981. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) LEIGH MCCLOSKEY;FLORENCE HENDERSON
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 10: THE LOVE BOAT - 'Lonely at the Top'/'Divorce Me, Please'/'Silent Night' - Season One - 12/10/77, Florence Henderson guest stars as unhappy wife who secretly longs for her husband to ask for a divorce. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 23: THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - 1/23-5/25/77, Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen, Mike Lookinland, Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Geri Reischl, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 23: THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - 1/23-5/25/77, Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait and actress Florence Henderson, posing in carnival cut-outs. (Photo by Time Life Pictures/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 584 -- Pictured: (l-r) Former boxer George Foreman, Actress Florence Henderson, host Jay Leno onstage December 1, 1994 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Florence Henderson during Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade – May 26, 2007 at Downtown Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. (Photo by Joey Foley/FilmMagic)
Florence Henderson during 5th Annual TV Land Awards - Arrivals at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA, United States. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
THE VIEW - (10.21.10) Singer, Elton John and Florence Henderson ('Dancing with the Stars') appeared on today's episode of 'The View.' 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) ELTON JOHN, FLORENCE HENDERSON
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Her role as matriarch Carol Brady, which she played from 1969 to 1974, established her as an icon of the blended family and resonated with many American households.

The show was so successful that it later returned to television in various forms, including "The Brady Bunch Hour" in 1977, "The Brady Brides" in 1981 and "The Bradys" in 1990."It represents what people always wanted: a loving family. It's such a gentle, innocent, sweet show, and I guess it proved there's always an audience for that," Henderson said in 1999.

In the show, Henderson's Carol is a cheerful single mother raising three daughters when she meets her TV husband, Robert Reed's Mike Brady, a single father raising three boys. Together they become "The Brady Bunch" with a quirky housekeeper, played by Ann B. Davis, thrown into the mix.Before reaching TV fame, Henderson was already a Broadway star with lead roles in "Oklahoma!," "The Sound of Music," "South Pacific" and "The Girl Who Came to Supper" among others.

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UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Hawaii' 9/22/72 Barry Williams, Criss Callow (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - 'Episode Title' - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977 (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MIKE LOOKINLAND;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;ROBERT REED;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ANN B. DAVIS;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;GERI REISCHL;SUSAN OLSEN
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 9: The Brady home in the BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Subject Was Noses.' Original air date, February 9, 1973. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Brady Bunch at Courthouse' 1969 Ann. B. Davis, Susan Olsen, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb, Christopher Knight, Maureen McCormick, Barry Williams (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Gallery' 1969-1972 Maureen McCormick, Barry Williams, Susan Olsen, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb, Christopher Knight (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'A Camping We Will Go' 11/14/69 Mike Lookinland, Christopher Knight, Ann B. Davis, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Susan Olsen (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Brady Bunch Visits ABC' 1971 Barry Williams, Eve Plumb, Susan Olsen, Christopher Knight, Maureen McCormick, Mike Lookinland (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Gallery' 1969-1972 Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Mike Lookinland, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Barry Williams, Ann B. Davis, Susan Olsen (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Gallery' 1969-1972 Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Barry Williams, Mike Lookinland, Ann B. Davis, Susan Olsen, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Maureen McCormick (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'My Sister, Benedict Arnold' 10/15/71 Mike Lookinland, Christopher Knight (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Hawaii' 9/22/72 Barry Williams, Patrick Adiarte, Robert Reed, Mike Lookinland, Florence Henderson (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Hawaii' 9/22/72 Robert Reed, Florence Henderson (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Hawaii' 9/22/72 Mike Lookinland, Patrick Adiarte, Christopher Knight (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Hawaii' 9/22/72 Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Ann B. Davis, Barry Williams, Florence Henderson (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Tiki Caves' 10/6/72 Ann B. Davis, Florence Henderson, Vincent Price, Leon Lontoc, Robert Reed, Barry Williams, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Tiki Caves' 10/6/72 Maureen McCormick, Ann B. Davis (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Tiki Caves' 10/6/72 Ann B. Davis, Florence Henderson (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Today, I am a Freshman' 10/13/72 Mike Lookinland, Christopher Knight (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Today, I am a Freshman' 10/13/72 Susan Olsen, Mike Lookinland (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Love and the Older Man' 1/5/73 Don Reid, Maureen McCormick (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Love and the Older Man' 1/5/73 Don Reid, Maureen McCormick (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Love and the Older Man' 1/5/73 Don Reid, Maureen McCormick (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Greg's Triangle' 12/8/72 Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Greg's Triangle' 12/8/72 Extra, Barry Williams (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Bobby's Hero' 2/2/73 Christopher Knight, Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen, Ann B. Davis, Eve Plumb, Florence Henderson, Barry Williams, Robert Reed (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Gallery' 1971-1973 Robert Reed, Florence Henderson (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Gallery' 1971-1975 Christopher Knight, Ann B. Davis, Susan Olsen, Barry Williams, Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Mike Lookinland, Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Snow White and the Seven Bradys' 9/28/73 Florence Henderson, Robert Reed (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Snow White and the Seven Bradys' 9/28/73 Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'You're Never Too Young' 10/5/73 Florence Henderson (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Marcia Gets Creamed' 10/26/73 Maureen McCormick, Michael Gray (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Hair Brained Scheme' 3/8/74 Florence Henderson, Barry Williams (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Cyrano De Brady' 10/20/72 Barry Williams, Kym Karath (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Show Must Go On' 11/3/72 Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Show Must Go On' 11/3/72 Florence Henderson, Maureen McCormick (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Joe Namath in character in September 1973, star quarterback of the professional New York Jets eleven, found a ready fan for his autograph in “The Brady Bunch,” during Namath’s appearance on the ABC Television comedy series. In a script tailored to his real-life role, Namath visits the Brady home when he receives an appealing letter from Mike which Broadway Joe misconstrues as a death-bed wish. The episode, “Mail Order Hero,” will be presented as the premiere program on September 14, beginning the series’ fifth season on the network. Florence Henderson and Robert Reed co-star as the Brady parents. (AP Photo) Namath, star quarterback of the professional New York Jets eleven, found a ready fan for his autograph in “The Brady Bunch,” during Namath’s appearance on the ABC Television comedy series. In a script tailored to his real-life role, Namath visits the Brady home when he receives an appealing letter from Mike which Broadway Joe misconstrues as a death-bed wish. The episode, “Mail Order Hero,” will be presented as the premiere program, September 14, beginning the series’ fifth season on the network. Florence Henderson and Robert Reed co-star as the Brady parents. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 1977 file photo, actress Farrah Fawcett-Majors, right, joins her husband Lee Majors in a television appearance together in the sit-com "The Brady Bunch," Jan 20, 1977. At left are actors Geri Reischl, Robert Reed and Florence Henderson. Fawcett died, Thursday, June 25, 2009, at a hospital in Los Angeles. She was 62. (AP Photo/George Brich, file)
Actress Farrah Fawcett-Majors, on couch at right, joins her husband Lee Majors, couch left, in a rare television appearance together in the sit-com "The Brady Bunch," Jan 20, 1977. Other actors are: Geri Reischl as Jan Brady, Maureen McCormick and Susan Olsen surrounding Majors; Barry Williams, standing at center, Mike Lookinland and Christopher Knight near Farrah. The skit has the couple unexpectedly moving into the same house as they Bradys. (AP Photo/George Brich)
This is a 1970 photograph of singer and actress Florence Henderson whose recognition came during the series sit-com "The Brady Bunch." (AP Photo)
Six youngsters who only recently met line up outside a Los Angeles, Ca. courtroom June 18, 1969 to await approval of contracts calling for them to play brothers and sisters on a new television series. The series, called "The Brady Bunch," is about a widower with three boys who marries a widow with three girls and will premiere on ABC-TV in September. Left to right: Susan Olsen, 8; Michael Lookinland, 8 1/2; Eve Plumb, 11; Christopher Knight, 11; Maureen McCormick, 12; Barry Williams, 14. (AP Photo)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 26: The Brady Bunch's Anne B. Davis, Florence Henderson, Barry Williams, Robert Reed, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, and Maureen McCormick (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 23: THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - 1/23-5/25/77, Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen, Mike Lookinland, Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Geri Reischl, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 18: L-R Barry Williams, Debbie Clinger and Chris Knight take a break on the set of The Brady Bunch Hour (January 23 1977-May 25 1977 broadcast on ABC-TV) on January 18 1977 in Los Angeles, California at the KTLA studios in Hollywood. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED;SUSAN OLSEN;MIKE LOOKINLAND;GERI REISCHL
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED;SUSAN OLSEN;MIKE LOOKINLAND;GERI REISCHL
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - 'Episode Title' - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977 (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MIKE LOOKINLAND;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;ROBERT REED;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ANN B. DAVIS;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;GERI REISCHL;SUSAN OLSEN
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MAUREEN NMCCORMICK;GERI REISCHL;SUSAN OLSEN;ROBERT REED;FLORENCE HENDERSON;BARRY WILLIAMS;MIKE LOOKINLAND;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) FLORENCE HENDERSON;ANN B. DAVIS;BARRY WILLIAMS;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;ROBERT REED
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ROBERT REED;BARRY WILLIAMS
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ROBERT REED;BARRY WILLIAMS
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MAUREEN MCCORMICK
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - 'Episode Title' - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977 (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BARRY WILLIAMS
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SUSAN OLSEN;GERI REISCHL;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;BARRY WILLIAMS;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;MIKE LOOKINLAND;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MAUREEN MCCORMICK;BARRY WILLIAMS;SUSAN OLSEN;MIKE LOOKINLAND;FKLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;GERI REISCHL
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MIKE LOOKINLAND;GERI REISCHL;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;ROBERT REED;FLORENCE HENDERSON;BARRY WILLIAMS;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;SUSAN OLSEN
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) MIKE LOOKINLAND;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;FLORENCE HENDERSON
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR - Airdate during November 1976- May 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BARRY WILLIAMS;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED;MAUREEN MCCORMICK
circa 1975: The cast of the television series 'The Brady Bunch' stands and watches American actors Robert Reed and Florence Henderson exchange wrapped Christmas presents during the episode 'A Very Brady Christmas'. From left to right, Eve Plumb, Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Barry Williams, and Ann B Davis. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 12: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Peter and the Wolf' - Season Five - 10/12/73, Peter (Christopher Knight) posed as a high school senior to double-date with his brother. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 08: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Two Petes in a Pod' - Season Five - 2/8/74, Robbie Rist (Oliver), (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 21: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Mail Order Hero' - Season Five - 9/21/73, Bobby's (Mike Lookinland) friends know he's bluffing after he boasts that he personally knows Joe Namath (guest-starring as himself). CIndy decides to help Bobby out of the mess by writing a letter to the New York Jets' superstar, suggesting that Bobby is deathly ill and wants to meet him as his last wish., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 21: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Mail Order Hero' - Season Five - 9/21/73, Bobby's (Mike Lookinland) friends know he's bluffing after he boasts that he personally knows Joe Namath (guest-starring as himself). CIndy decides to help Bobby out of the mess by writing a letter to the New York Jets' superstar, suggesting that Bobby is deathly ill and wants to meet him as his last wish., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 21: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Mail Order Hero' - Season Five - 9/21/73, Bobby's (Mike Lookinland) friends know he's bluffing after he boasts that he personally knows Joe Namath (guest-starring as himself). CIndy decides to help Bobby out of the mess by writing a letter to the New York Jets' superstar, suggesting that Bobby is deathly ill and wants to meet him as his last wish., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 14: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Adios, Johnny Bravo' - Season Five - 9/14/73, A talent agent signs Greg to become a rock star named 'Johnny Bravo.' Greg lets his new fame get to his head, until he discovers that he was only signed because he 'fit the suit.' Mike Lookinland (as Bobby), Susan Olsen (as Cindy), Barry Williams (as Greg), Maureen McCormick (as Marcia), Christopher Knight (as Peter), Eve Plumb (as Jan) in the ABC Television Network series 'The Brady Bunch.', (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIOUS YEARS - 'Gallery' - Shoot date July 16, 1973. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;MIKE LOOKINLAND;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED;ANN B DAVIS;EVE PLUMB;SUSAN OLSEN;MAUREEN MCCORMICK
UNITED STATES - MARCH 09: THE BRADY BUNCH' - 'You're Never Too Old' - Season Four - 3/9/73, Florence Henderson did double duty as Carol and Great-Grandma Hutchins in this episode where Jan (Eve Plumb), Marcia (Maureen McCormick) and their siblings play matchmakers and try to get Grandpa Brady and Grandma Hutchins together., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 09: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'You're Never Too Old' - Season Four - 3/9/73, Florence Henderson and Robert Reed did double duty as Carol, Mike, Great-Grandma Hutchins and Great-Grandpa Brady in this episode where the Brady kids play matchmakers and try to get them together. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIOUS YEARS - 'Law and Disorder' - Airdate January 12, 1973. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SUSAN OLSEN;MIKE LOOKINLAND;EVE PLUMB;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;BARRY WILLIAMS;ANN B DAVIS;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ROBERT REED
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIOUS YEARS - 'Law and Disorder' - Airdate January 12, 1973. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BARRY WILLIAMS;ROBERT REED;EVE PLUMB;FLORENCE HENDERSON;SUSAN OLSEN;ANN B DAVIS;MAUREEN MCCORMICK;MIKE LOOKINLAND;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT
Young cast members of the television series, 'The Brady Bunch' pose with a cake celebrating the show's 100th episode, circa 1973. (L-R): Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Barry Williams and Mike Lookinland (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 03: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Show Must Go On' - Season Four - 11/3/72, Jan (Eve Plumb, left) and Marcia (Maureen McCormick) performed in a variety show., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 6: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, Christopher Knight as Peter Brady and Barry Williams as Greg Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Tiki Caves.' Original air date October 6, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 6: Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady, Eve Plumb as Jan Brady and Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Tiki Caves.' Original air date October 6, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 6: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady, Robert Reed as Mike Brady and Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Tiki Caves.' Original air date October 6, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 6: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady, Robert Reed as Mike Brady and Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Tiki Caves.' Original air date October 6, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson, Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady, Robert Reed as Mike Brady, Florence Henderson as Carol Brady, Eve Plumb as Jan Brady and Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, Patrick Adiarte as David and Christopher Knight as Peter Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Barry Williams as Greg Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: The tiki doll around Greg Brady's neck in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Ann B. Davis as Alice in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Florence Henderson as Carol Brady in the background. Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Barry Williams as Greg Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady and Ann B. Davis as Alice in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady and Christopher Knight as Peter Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Lippy Espinda as Hanalei and Don Ho as himself in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Christopher Knight as Peter Brady and Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady finding the tiki doll in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Hawaii Bound.' Christopher Knight as Peter Brady is in the background. Original air date September 22, 1972. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
THE BRADY BUNCH VARIOUS YEARS - 'Hawaii Bound' - Airdate September 22, 1972. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) SUSAN OLSEN;CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT;BARRY WILLIAMS;PATRICK ADIARTE;ROBERT REED;MIKE LOOKINLAND;FLORENCE HENDERSON;ANN B DAVIS;EVE PLUMB;MAUREEN MCCORMICK
Actor Ann B. Davis leads the Brady family in a rigorous jog in a still from the television series, 'The Brady Bunch,' 1972. (L-R): Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Susan Olsen and Davis. (Photo by Paramount Television/Courtesy of Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 10: Eve Plumb as Jan Brady, Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady, Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, and Christopher Knight as Peter Brady in the Brady Brunch episode, 'Getting Davy Jones.' Original air date, December 10, 1971. Season 3, episode 12. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 10: Robert Reed as Mike Brady in the Brady Brunch episode, 'Getting Davy Jones.' Original air date, December 10, 1971. Season 3, episode 12. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 10: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady, Eve Plumb as Jan Brady and Christopher Knight as Peter Brady in the Brady Brunch episode, 'Getting Davy Jones.' Original air date, December 10, 1971. Season 3, episode 12. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 10: Davy Jones as a guest star on the Brady Brunch episode, 'Getting Davy Jones.' Original air date, December 10, 1971. Season 3, episode 12. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 10: Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady in the Brady Brunch episode, 'Getting Davy Jones.' Original air date, December 10, 1971. Season 3, episode 12. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 10: Davy Jones as a guest star on the Brady Brunch episode, 'Getting Davy Jones.' Original air date, December 10, 1971. Season 3, episode 12. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 10: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Getting Davy Jones' - Season Three - 12/10/71, As the president of his fan club, Marcia (Maureen McCormick) promised to deliver Davy Jones (as himself) to her school, but had no way of getting in touch with him. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 10: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Getting Davy Jones' - Season Three - 12/10/71, As the president of the Davy Jones fan club, Marcia (Maureen McCormick) promised to deliver the singer to her school, but had no way of getting in touch with him. Robert Reed (Mike) also starred., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 12: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Private Ear' - Season Three - 11/12/71, Peter (Christopher Knight) used his father's tape recorder to eavesdrop on Marcia (Maureen McCormick, center) and Jan's (Eve Plumb) conversations., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 12: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'The Private Ear' - Season Three - 11/12/71, Jan (Eve Plumb) questioned Peter (Christopher Knight) about eavesdropping on her conversation with a tape recorder., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 05: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'And Now A Word From Our Sponsor' - Season Three - 11/5/71, Alice (Ann B. Davis, left) and Carol (Florence Henderson) rehearse after the Bradys were 'discovered' and asked to do a commercial., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 05: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'And Now A Word From Our Sponsor' - Season Three - 11/5/71, After Skip Farnum (guest star Paul Winchell, left) 'discovered' the Bradys, he directed Carol (Florence Henderson) and Mike (Robert Reed) during a rehearsal for their commercial. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 29: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Juliet Is the Sun' - Season Three - 10/29/71, Jan (Eve Plumb, left) helped Cindy (Susan Olsen) with her homework., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: The Brady family in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson, Eve Plumb as Jan Brady, Robert Reed as Mike Brady, Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady and Florence Henderson as Carol Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady and Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Christopher Knight as Peter Brady, Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady, Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady, Eve Plumb as Jan Brady, Robert Reed as Mike Brady, Florence Henderson as Carol Brady, Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, Barry Williams as Greg Brady and Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady and Florence Henderson as Carol Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Michele Campo as Jimmy in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady, Barry Williams as Greg Brady and Eve Plumb as Jan Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 1: Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady, Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady and Michele Campo as Jimmy in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'The Brady Braves.' Original air date October 1, 1971. Season 3, episode 3. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 24: The Brady family in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Grand Canyon or Bust.' Original air date September 24, 1971. Season 3, episode 2. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 24: Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Grand Canyon or Bust.' Original air date September 24, 1971. Season 3, episode 2. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 24: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady in THE BRADY BUNCH episode, 'Grand Canyon or Bust.' Original air date September 24, 1971. Season 3, episode 2. Image is a frame grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 17: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Ghost Town U.S.A.' - Season Three - 9/17/71, In the first of a three-part story filmed on location at the Grand Canyon, Alice (Ann B. Davis, left), Jan (Eve Plumb), Bobby (Mike Lookinland), Mike (Robert Reed), Carol (Florence Henderson), Cindy (Susan Olsen), Marcia (Maureen McCormick), Greg (Barry Williams) and Peter (Christopher Knight) were locked in a ghost town jail by a prospector who suspected that they were there to steal his gold., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 17: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Ghost Town U.S.A.' - Season Three - 9/17/71, In the first of a three-part story filmed on location at the Grand Canyon, Carol (Florence Henderson), Mike (Robert Reed, right) and the kids were locked in a ghost town jail by Zaccariah (guest star Jim Backus), a prospector who suspected that they were there to steal his gold., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 17: THE BRADY BUNCH - 'Ghost Town U.S.A.' - Season Three - 9/17/71, In the first of a three-part story filmed on location at the Grand Canyon, Mike (Robert Reed, left), Alice (Ann B. Davis), Jan (Eve Plumb), Bobby (Mike Lookinland), Peter (Christopher Knight), Cindy (Susan Olsen), Carol (Florence Henderson), Marcia (Maureen McCormick) and Greg (Barry Williams) were locked in a ghost town jail by a prospector who suspected that they were there to steal his gold., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
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Besides "The Brady Bunch," Henderson made frequent TV appearances in variety shows and classic TV game shows. She was the "Today Girl" on NBC's Today show and was the first woman to host the show for vacationing Johnny Carson.

Henderson's death was mourned by celebrities and fans alike on social media:

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Florence Henderson was a dear friend for so very many years & in my <3 forever. Love & hugs to her family. I'll miss u dearly #RIPFlorence
Rest In Peace Florence Henderson, a dear lady with a great sense of humor & a terrific laugh. 'America's mom' has died.
RIP Florence Henderson. "The Brady Bunch" was everything.
RIP the dear #Florence Henderson. You were a light.
Broken hearted. She was like a mom to is all. I'm grateful I had the chance to get to know you these past few years. RIP #FlorenceHenderson
America's favorite #70s Mom has passed😔Fond memories working w/ my dear friend @ItsFloHenderson 👉… https://t.co/Gmid3GWt0X
Florence Henderson-Warm Talented & kind passed away today.Thank you Florence for being such a kind generous friend to Alexis.
Florence Henderson. That hurts. But she leaves an indelible mark on the history of entertainment. We love you, Mrs. Brady.
So sad to hear of the passing of the lovely Florence Henderson. Look up, there's one more star in heaven
FlorenceHenderson has passed away. A classy lady who was a big part of the Indy 500 fabric for many years. RIP Mrs Brady
I was so touched by her sincerity & kindness. #FlorenceHenderson was such a class act. My heart goes out to her family during this sad time
UGH..florence henderson passed away today. From all of us who grew up watching the Brady Bunch.. thank you for the life lessons..xoxo
Sad to read about the passing of Florence Henderson, one of the lovliest, most loveable and beloved people in our business
I'm deeply saddened by the loss of Florence Henderson. So many of us grew up watching the Brady Bunch! RIP Carol Brady you will be missed🙏🏼
RIP #FlorenceHenderson - Mrs. Brady was a mother to us all. You will be missed.
We just lost a legend some one who always remembers everyone's name, and is one of the sweetest people I know R.I.P #florenceHenderson
R.I.P Florence Henderson. I grew up with the Brady Bunch! https://t.co/dWCQc5t1Zq
BREAKING NEWS: My heart is broken w/the news that my friend, actress Florence Henderson, has died. "The Brady Bunch… https://t.co/HnQ0bIlrMw
TV's favourite Mum has be called to the big soundstage in the sky. Farewell #FlorenceHenderson. Much more than just… https://t.co/MfMtH5LIVO
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Many remember Florence Henderson from "The Brady Bunch." But she was such a great part of one of my favorite events… https://t.co/ubDz1kyRkP
So terribly sad to hear of the passing of the great Florence Henderson. It was a true honor to have known and worke… https://t.co/1kVi6ixXq9
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The Associated Press contributed reporting.

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