Ann B. Davis: ‘Brady Bunch’ Actress Dies At 88

Sun, June 1, 2014 7:22pm EST by 11 Comments
Ann B. Davis Dead
Courtesy of CBS

This is heartbreaking. Ann B. Davis, best known for her role as housekeeper Alice Nelson in ‘The Brady Bunch’ TV series passed away on June 1. Ann was 88 years old.

Ann B. Davis, widely known for her portrayal of the hilarious housekeeper Alice Nelson on the TV series The Brady Bunch, died on June 1 at the age of 88. The actress slipped in her home, hit her head and never woke up.

Ann B. Davis Dies At 88

The actress passed away June 1 at the age of 88. Ann slipped in her home and hit her head. She suffered a subdural hematoma and never woke up, her friend Bishop William Frey said, according to CNN.

Ann was born on May 3, 1926 in Schenectady, New York. She starred on The Brady Bunch TV series from 1969 to 1974. She played the wise-cracking housekeeper Alice Nelson, who helped out the Brady clan. Her last television appearance was on Something So Right in 1997.

Before The Brady Bunch, Ann won two Primetime Emmys in 1958 and 1959 for her role as Charmaine Schultz on The Bob Cummings Show. Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch was by far Ann’s most iconic role.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Ann’s family during this difficult time. Ann will be deeply missed.

— Avery Thompson

More Recent Celebrity Deaths:

  1. Maya Angelou: Legendary Poet Dies At 86
  2. Malik Bendjelloul: ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Director Dies At 36
  3. Efrem Zimbalist Jr.: TV Star Dies At 95