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Maureen McCormick

Maureen McCormickAKA Maureen Denise McCormick

Born: 5-Aug-1956
Birthplace: Encino, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Marcia on The Brady Bunch

Maureen McCormick, best known as Marcia Brady on The Brady Bunch, first gained notice as Baby Miss San Fernando Valley at age six. By age eight she was acting in commercials and sitcoms, including My Three Sons and Bewitched.

McCormick, playing the Bradys' oldest daughter, was an object of many young men's affections, but she had "a little crush" on Eve Plumb, who played the middle sister Jan. During their time on The Brady Bunch, McCormick and Plumb tried to appear on screen braless under their shirts. Plumb was caught and chastised almost immediately, while McCormick -- being less endowed -- succeeded until a chilly day filming outdoors gave her away. At one point she and costar Barry Williams, who played her stepbrother Greg, slept together.

After The Brady Bunch, McCormick voiced Marcia Brady in the cartoon The Brady Kids, returned for the subsequent series The Brady Brides and The Brady Bunch Hour, and the reunion shows Brady Bunch Home Movies, The Brady Girls Get Married, A Very Brady Christmas, Bradymania, and Still Brady After All These Years. She was missing in action for The Bradys in 1990, but contributed her recollections for Pop-Up Brady in 2001.

She reportedly asked for and got a higher salary than the other grown-up Brady kids for some of the reunions. "She can get away with more," says her TV brother Christopher Knight, "asking for more money and so forth, because she was the fantasy of many young men growing up who are now the guys running studios."

McCormick recorded a country CD, When You Get a Little Lonely, in 1995.

Father: Richard McCormick
Mother: Irene McCormick (d. 2004, cancer)
Brother: Michael McCormick
Brother: Dennis McCormick ("Denny", handicapped)
Brother: Kevin McCormick
Husband: Michael Cummings (former actor, Drop-Out Father, m. 16-Mar-1985)
Daughter: Natalie Cummings
Slept with: Barry Williams (Brady Bunch co-star)

    Beauty Contest Baby Miss San Fernando Valley
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Cocaine, Anorexia, Bulimia

    The Brady Bunch Marcia Brady (1969-74)
    Teen Angel Judy Beauchamp (1997)
    Celebrity Fit Club

    Stone & Ed (8-Jan-2008)
    Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (3-Sep-2003) · Herself
    Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (27-Jan-2002) · Nancy
    The Million Dollar Kid (18-Jan-2000)
    Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (28-Sep-1997)
    Dogtown (1997)
    Panic in the Skies (13-Oct-1996)
    That's Adequate (Jan-1989)
    A Very Brady Christmas (18-Dec-1988)
    Return to Horror High (28-Jan-1987)
    The Brady Girls Get Married (6-Feb-1981)
    Texas Lightning (1981)
    The Idolmaker (14-Nov-1980) · Ellen Fields
    Skatetown, USA (Oct-1979)
    Take Down (Jan-1979)
    Moonshine County Express (1-Jun-1977)
    Pony Express Rider (Nov-1976)
    Cold Turkey (19-Feb-1971) [VOICE]

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Author of books:
Here's the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice (2008, memoir)

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