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The Tragic Real-Life Story Of Marcia Brady

Maureen McCormick is best known for playing Marcia Brady on the television show The Brady Bunch. Portraying the eldest daughter of the blended family, McCormick starred as the popular and insanely beautiful Marcia from the time she was 12 until she was 17 — living out her formative years in front of millions of television viewers. When the show came to an end in 1974, spin-off series and made-for-TV movies followed, including The Brady Girls Get Married, The Brady Brides, and A Very Brady Christ

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    Marcia Brady's Tragic Real-Life Story

    Marcia Brady's Tragic Real-Life Story

    Maureen McCormick is best known for playing Marcia Brady on the television show The Brady Bunch. Portraying the eldest daughter of the blended family, McCormick starred as the popular and insanely beautiful Marcia from the time she was 12 until she was 17 — living out her formative years in front of millions of television viewers. When the show came to an end in 1974, spin-off series and made-for-TV movies followed, including The Brady Girls Get Married, The Brady Brides, and A Very Brady Christmas. McCormick reprised her role as the bubbly, fresh-faced character each time, but throughout it all, no one knew that her real life was snowballing out of control behind the scenes.

    The Tragic Real-Life Stories Of These Brady Bunch Stars

    The Tragic Real-Life Stories Of These Brady Bunch Stars

    The Brady Bunch is just about as wholesome as wholesome gets. The 1970s relic depicts six children in a happy blended family, who somehow share a single bathroom (one that's mysteriously lacking a toilet) and don't even get into a single fist fight. The worst thing that happens on the series is Marcia breaking her perfect nose when her step-brother accidentally hits her in the face with a football. Meanwhile, our childhood selves reenacted scenes from the WWE with our siblings over whose turn it was on the PlayStation — and an original one, to boot, not even the cool, internet-connected ones you can actually make a living playing on today. But anyway...

    Things From The Brady Bunch You Only Notice As An Adult

    Things From The Brady Bunch You Only Notice As An Adult

    It only ran from 1969 to 1974, but The Brady Bunch has endured as one of the most popular sitcoms ever. The many stories of a lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls, and her husband, a man named Brady who was busy with three boys of his own, who somehow formed a family, have kept us entertained and filled with warm and fuzzy feelings of nostalgia and #familygoals for nearly 50 years. A family show in the most literal sense, it was about as squeaky-clean and corny as 1960s and 1970s TV ever got, with the kids messing up and learning a lesson, Mr. Brady doling out advice, and housekeeper Alice making some gentle wisecracks. But there was actually a lot going on beneath the surface.

    Why Hollywood Won't Cast Christine Taylor Anymore

    Why Hollywood Won't Cast Christine Taylor Anymore

    Christine Taylor has been a reliable source of comedy in funny films and TV shows for nearly 30 years. She got her start as a teenager, and you probably first saw her on the 1989-1991 Nickelodeon sitcom Hey Dude. She portrayed Melody, the Bar None Dude Ranch's resident lifeguard and dance instructor. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to Maureen McCormick, TV's Marcia Brady in the 1970s, Taylor earned rave reviews (and got her big break) when she played an extremely vain and self-absorbed Marcia in The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and A Very Brady Sequel (1996).

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