Florence Henderson known as Brady Bunch matriarch dies at 82

Florence Henderson, 82, the television icon, referred to millions for her part as matron Carol Brady in The Brady Bunch has died. Her representatives say she died Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a day in the wake of being admitted to hospital.

Henderson was surrounded by family and friends when she passed, her manager, Kayla Pressman, told the Los Angeles Times. Pressman also told reporters that the actress had not been ill, so her death came heart failure.

Her most recognized role was as Carol Brady in The Brady Bunch which circulated on ABC from 1969 until 1974.

Florence Henderson
Florence Henderson

Henderson, born in 1934 in southern Indiana, the actress started her career in theater.

However, her profession about finished in 1965 when she all of a sudden lost her hearing while showing up in The King and I in Los Angeles.

She was determined to have an inherited condition called osteosclerosis and had remedial surgery in both ears.

Henderson was the representative for Wesson cooking oil from 1976 to 1996. Amid that time, she facilitated a cooking appear on TNN called Country Kitchen, furthermore did promotions for Prange’s, a previous Wisconsin retail chain.