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Video: Remembering 'Brady Bunch's' Ann B. Davis

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Video: Memorable moments of Ann B. Davis as Alice on 'The Brady Bunch'

Ann B. Davis, best known as the wisecracking housekeeper in the classic sitcom "The Brady Bunch," has died at age 88.

Amid Greg Brady's ever-changing hair and Jan's "Marcia! Marcia! Marcia!" moments, Davis as Alice Nelson shined brighter than the orange backsplash in the Brady's kitchen with her loveable schtick. A role she would have throughout the show's five-season run (1969-74) and long beyond that in various TV specials.

Though she would largely ditch the Hollywood limelight in 1976 to devote herself to religion, she would come out of hiding for those "Brady Bunch"-related specials and a few TV guest spots. 

Her last credited role, according to her IMDB page, was for a 1997 guest appearance on the broadcast sitcom "Something So Right."

Before taking on the memorable character, the Schenectady, N.Y.-born comedian was a TV and stage veteran, co-starring on “The Bob Cummings Show” in the 1950s, which earned her two Emmy Awards.

Before we say goodbye, here are memorable moments of Davis as Alice. Feel free to share your favorite moments in the comments section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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