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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 April 1958Burbank, California, USA
Birth NameEve Aline Plumb
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eve Plumb, the actress and painter most famous for playing the role of Jan on The Brady Bunch (1969), began acting professionally in 1966, appearing in TV commercials. The child actor began getting parts on series television in 1967.

Her place in TV history was cemented when she landed the role of Jan Brady, the middle of three daughters in a mixed family that also featured three sons, in the TV sitcom "The Brady Bunch". The show, which debuted in 1969, ran for five seasons, through 1974 and spawned numerous spin-offs. While Plumb declined to reprise the role of Jan in the first spin-off, the TV variety show The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976) (1977) as she did not want to sign a five-year contract (the show was canceled after nine episodes), she did appear as Jan in the subsequent spin-offs featuring the original cast: the TV movie The Brady Girls Get Married (1981) (1981), the short-lived sitcom The Brady Brides (1981) (1981), the TV movie A Very Brady Christmas (1988) (1988), and another short-lived TV series, The Bradys (1990) (1990).

Though she has worked steadily in TV since a child, her only other major role was as a teenage hooker in the 1976 TV movie Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976). In the 1990s, Plumb began painting, fashioning for herself a second artistic career. She works out of a studio at her Laguna Beach home.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood

Spouse (2)

Ken Pace (1995 - present)
Rick Mansfield (22 July 1979 - 1981) (divorced)

Trivia (16)

The 90s alternative rock band "Eve's Plum" was named in her honor.
Was the only original cast member who did not reprise her role in The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976). Geri Reischl was cast as "Jan Brady" instead. There were rumors that she didn't want to be associated with the Bradys, but Plumb has said in interviews that she was willing to do the variety show's original special episode, but could not commit to the five-year option for additional episodes.
Daughter of recording company executive Neely Plumb and dancer Flora Plumb. Sister of actress Flora Plumb.
Enjoys painting and riding horses.
She was the first to get married, among all six Brady children, three sisters and three brothers, from The Brady Bunch (1969).
Was baptized in a movie theater that doubled as a church on Sundays.
Her brother and sister share the same first and middle name as their parents: Benjamin Neely and Flora June.
Works in the makeup crew at "pageant of the masters" in Laguna beach.
Was number 61 on vh1's The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005)
Is portrayed by Kaitlin Cullum in Growing Up Brady (2000).
Lives in LA, where she continues to act (mainly in guest spots on sitcoms), and also creates paintings and lithographs. [December 1999]
Chairperson of the Laguna Beach board of adjustment/design review. [February 2006]
re-appointed to another 2 year term on the board. [January 2006]
Member of the Laguna Beach board of adjustment/design review board. [February 2002]
Now chair pro-tempore of the Laguna Beach board of adjustment/design review board. [March 2005]
Retired from the Laguna Beach Board Of Adjustment/Design Review Board. [January 2008]

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