Ann B. Davis Dies


Former The Brady Bunch star Ann. B. Davis has died at age 88.

The beloved actress, maybe best known for her portrayal of the lovable housekeeper Alice Nelson on the cult TV show, passed away on Sunday, June 1 at her Los Angeles home.

She suffered a subdural hematoma, a collection of blood on the surface of the brain, after she slipped and hit her head in the bathroom, according to a family friend who talked to CNN. Reportedly, she never regained consciousness after the fall.

She starred in the series until its end of five-year run in 1974. She then went on and reprised the role in a number of spin-off series. It includes The Brady Bunch Variety Hour, The Brady Brides and The Bradys.

The star also had cameo as a truck driver in The Brady Bunch Movie, a feature film from 1995.

Before her portrayal of Alice, she starred on U.S. sitcom The Bob Cummings Show. The show landed her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Davis appeared in other shows, including The John Forsythe Show and Love American Style.

She also earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame back in 1960.

Davis had long been a volunteer for the Episcopal Church, working at the General Convention, attending services at churches around the country, and was not cloistered.

She was never married, nor romantically linked to anyone.

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