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'Brady Brunch' actress, Ann B. Davis, dies at 88

By Kelly Moreno,

The actress who played Alice on The Brady Bunch, Ann B. Davis, died Sunday, June 1.

The Emmy-winning actress hit her head after suffering a fall in her home early on Saturday, reports the Daily News. She suffered a subdural hematoma and never woke up.

During its five-year run, she appeared on every episode of The Brady Brunch, playing the role of Alice Nelson, the beloved and optimistic housekeeper. Before her role as Alice, she was known for playing Charmaine “Schultzy” Schultz, an attention-seeking receptionist on The Bob Cummings Show during the late 1950s.

According to People, the actress, who was 88, lived in Pennsylvania in a home she shared with an Episcopal bishop and his wife. She dedicated her post-acting life to studying the Bible and praying, and explained that she was much more content with her life this way than when she was acting. She stated “I am where the Lord wants me to be.”

Davis was born on May 3, 1926 in Schenectady, New York . She lived a financially comfortable life on her acting pension and never married.

 
 

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