Et caught up with Christopher Knight, who played Peter Brady on the iconic series on Saturday, where he opened up about his special bond with Henderson.
Watch: 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson Dead at 82
"She's just one I could've spent more time with," shared Knight, on the verge of tears.
Henderson died from heart failure on Thursday, surrounded by her four children, her rep told Et. It's safe to say that over the years, Henderson remained America's favorite TV mom, but for Knight, she meant so much more.
"There was one show where we were in the backyard with our mitts and throwing the ball around, and she was dressed like she was ready to play with us, and I think it was at that point I thought she was really cool," Knight recalled. "She could be one of the guys and very much like mom
Prior to scoring the leading role that would propel her to international stardom on the 1969 sitcom, Henderson had a successful career on the Broadway stage — appearing in Wish You Were Here (1952), Fanny (1954), The Girl Who Came to Supper (1963) and South Pacific (1967).
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts graduate was living in New York City when the audition for The Brady Bunch
The actress died surrounded by family and friends, her manager, Kayla Pressman, said in a statement to the AP late Thursday. The cause of death was heart failure.
In addition to The Brady Bunch, which ran from 1969 to 1974, Henderson appeared in offshoots The Brady Bunch Hour (1977), The Brady Brides (1981), The Bradys (1990) and the TV movie A Very Brady Christmas (1988). She also made a cameo in 1995’s The Brady Bunch Movie as the mother of Shelley Long’s Carol.
Fox's Grease: Live was met with rave reviews and banner ratings. But while there were standout performances and buzzed-about costumes, the one moment that had many viewers freaking out was a near-accident during the show's big finale Sunday night.
During "You're the One that I Want," the Grease: Live cast members drove trams to make their way to the Warner Bros. backlot from the sound stage that housed the Rydell High School gym set.
The live telecast's Danny (Aaron Tevit) seamlessly turned the corner while continuing to dance and sing, but the driver of
Eve Plumb is taking on the fan-favorite role of the T-Birds shop teacher. Fox will air the production of the popular musical live on January 31. The role was originally played by Alice Ghostley in the 1978 classic Grease opposite John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
Featuring a young ensemble cast, Grease: Live will reintroduce and reimagine some of the show's most memorable moments, great music and timeless love story to an entirely new generation. In this live television adaptation of the musical classic, the beginning of senior year means the end of Danny and Sandy's summer romance -
The Brady Kids was part of ABC's Saturday morning cartoon block. In the first season of The Brady Kids, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen, Eve Plumb, and Barry Williams all voiced the roles they played on the live-action series. Williams, Knight, and McCormick left The Brady Kids at the end of season one, and the Greg, Peter, and Marcia voice-roles were recast. F Troop star, Larry Storch, voiced Greg's classmates Chuck White and Fleetwood, as
In a recent interview with news.com.au, the actress who played Cindy Brady did not hesitate to dish about Brady feuds and hookups, the cast's shockingly low salaries and even her past as a marijuana farmer.
Since the actors playing the Brady kids worked in close quarters during the show's 1969–74 run, fans most often want to know who really hooked up with whom: "I think all of us did," Olsen, 53, admitted."We led a sheltered life for part of the year,
Especially in the first half, you were either reaching for the bowl of chips or a box of Kleenex and wondering if you should call your dad long-distance.
Because The Brady Bunch is the sitcom that just keeps on giving. Was this any more ridiculous than the original? If you think yes, then you've forgotten Cousin Oliver and "porkchops and apple sauce." Kudos to Steve Buscemi for his brave impersonation of the original Jan,
The latest riff on the candy bar's ongoing "You're Not You When You're Hungry" campaign enlists tough guy Danny Trejo in the role of Maureen McCormick's Marcia, whose face was famously pummeled by a football in a 1973 episode.
Trejo stars in the clip, showing off his trademark tattoos while he throws an ax-wielding tantrum while pretending to be the famous small-screen daughter.
Once Florence Henderson's mom Carol hands "Marcia" a Snickers and gets her oldest daughter back to her smiling self,
Also being released this week are the intense revenge thriller Blue Ruin, several indie horror movies are making their DVD debuts, and there are also a few classic genre films that are heading to the high-def format from the folks over at Mill Creek Entertainment too.
All Cheerleaders Die (Image Entertainment, Blu-ray & DVD)
Teenage outsider Maddy (Caitlin Stasey, I, Frankenstein) is keeping some dark secrets and holding a serious grudge against the captain of the Blackfoot High football team. When Maddy joins the school’s elite and powerful cheerleading squad, she convinces her new friends to help inflict her revenge.
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