Ann B. Davis Dies: Brady Bunch's Alice Dead at 88

Celebrity News Jun. 1, 2014 AT 6:55PM
Ann B. Davis Brady Bunch alum Ann B. Davis passed away after a serious fall in her home. Credit: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

Emmy Award-winning actress Ann B. Davis has died at the age of 88, TMZ reports. The Brady Bunch and Bob Cummings Show alum passed away following a severe fall in her home. 

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She won two Emmys, in 1958 and 1959 for her role as Schultzy on The Bob Cummings Show, but Davis is best known for her portrayal of Alice, the Brady's wacky housekeeper on The Brady Bunch, which aired from 1969 to 1974. 

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Ann B. Davis was best known for her role as Alice on The Brady Bunch.
Ann B. Davis was best known for her role as Alice on The Brady Bunch.
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Davis also appeared in the films A Man Called Peter, All Hands on Deck, and Lover Come Back before retiring in 1976. She also reprised her most famous role in numerous Brady Bunch reunion specials, including 1981's The Brady Brides, 1988's A Very Brady Christmas, and 1995's The Brady Bunch Movie.

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Following her death, author and speaker Eric Metaxas tweeted, "R.I.P. Beautiful Ann B. Davis: Alice of the Brady Bunch, Woman of God, Friend. Passed away quietly this morning."

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