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Lani O'Grady (1954–2001)


Although Lani O'Grady retired from acting in the '80s to become a talent agent like her mother, she had long secured her place in the TV Land pantheon as Mary, the brainiac wannabe doctor in Eight Is Enough (1977)'s expansive Bradford brood. The dramedy, starring Dick Van Patten as a newspaper columnist and superdad, ran on ABC from 1977-1981. In ... See full bio »

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Eight Is Enough Mary Bradford
(1977-1981)
(1989)
(1976)

Filmography

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 1989 An Eight Is Enough Wedding (TV Movie)
Mary Bradford
 1987 Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Mary Bradford
 1982 The Kid with the Broken Halo (TV Movie)
Julie NcNulty
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Zanger's Customer
- Bitter Pill (1982) ... Zanger's Customer (uncredited)
 1977-1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Mary Bradford
- Father Knows Best? (1981) ... Mary Bradford
- Goals (1981) ... Mary Bradford
- Starting Over (1981) ... Mary Bradford
- The Idolbreaker: Part 2 (1981) ... Mary Bradford
- The Idolbreaker: Part 1 (1981) ... Mary Bradford
 1976 Baby Blue Marine
Girl #2
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Helen / Jean
- Exercise in Fatality (1975) ... Helen
- Street Games (1975) ... Jean
 1975 Cage Without a Key (TV Movie)
Noreen
 1973 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Girl
 1970 Headmaster (TV Series)
Judy
- Count the Ways I Love You (1970) ... Judy
 1969 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Penny Fox
- Time of Your Life (1969) ... Penny Fox (as Tammy August)
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Mrs. Kramer (1990)
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Alternate Names:

Tammy August

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in 1994] I have a real hard time with people who have been successful in this business as young children . . . and [as adults] they are no longer wanted by Hollywood -- and, yeah, Hollywood is not a user-friendly place.

Trivia:

Born Lanita Rose Agrati, she changed her name to Lani O'Grady after landing her role in Eight Is Enough (1977), a comedy-drama that starred Dick Van Patten as the newspaper columnist father of eight children. The series ran from 1977 to 1981. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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