Maureen Denise McCormick (born August 5, 1956) is an American performer, artist and creator. She portrayed Marcia Brady on the ABC television sitcom The Brady Bunch, which kept running from 1969 to 1974 and repeated the job in a few of the numerous Brady Bunch spin-offs and films, including The Brady Kids, The Brady Bunch Hour, The Brady Brides and A Very Brady Christmas (1988). McCormick likewise showed up in The Idolmaker (1980) and additionally an extensive variety of other supporting film jobs.
In the 1990s, she wandered into organize acting, showing up in a wide range of jobs and preparations, for example, Wendy Darling in Peter Pan and Betty Rizzo in Grease. McCormick additionally had a concise vocation as an account craftsman, discharging four studio collections with the Brady Bunch cast and visiting with them. Her solitary discharge as a performance craftsman to date is a country music album, When You Get a Little Lonely (1995).
Notwithstanding proficient achievement on The Brady Bunch and its turn offs, McCormick battled to a great extent in her own life in the years following the first arrangement’s end. Addictions to cocaine and quaaludes, and in addition sessions of depression and bulimia, all added to McCormick losing her notoriety for unwavering quality as an on-screen character.
Since the 2000s, she has showed up on a few unscripted tv arrangement such as VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, CMT’s Gone Country (which prompted a fleeting twist off arrangement driven by McCormick, Outsiders Inn) and the Australian rendition of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, and also visitor spots on an extensive variety of TV arrangement. In 2008, McCormick distributed an autobiography, Here’s the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice, which appeared at number four on The New York Times bestseller list and earned huge attention and gentle debate.
Early life and profession
McCormick was conceived in Encino, California, to Irene (née Beckman) and William McCormick, a teacher. She has three more seasoned siblings: Michael, Dennis, and Kevin. As indicated by her history, McCormick attended Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California.
At age six, she won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley beauty pageant. In 1964, she previously showed up on national U.S. TV, in Mattel commercials for Barbie and Chatty Cathy dolls. Through the later 1960s McCormick showed up in two scenes of Bewitched and assumed visitor jobs on I Dream of Jeannie, Honey West, The Farmer’s Daughter, and My Three Sons. In 1970, she loaned her voice to an overhauled Chatty Cathy doll.
The Brady Bunch
Advance information: Characters of The Brady Bunch
McCormick played the oldest daughter, Marcia, who had five kin. She had a lively and prominent identity in The Brady Bunch, an American television sitcom about a blended family that disclosed from late 1969 to mid 1974 on ABC, on Friday evenings.
After its dropping, the arrangement was later rebroadcast in syndication for decades, as youngsters’ customizing, gathering a dependable, cross-generational fame that prompted spinoffs and movies. The Brady Brides aired quickly in 1981 as a miniseries that was spun off from the movie The Brady Girls Get Married (1981), putting McCormick in a common lead job alongside Eve Plumb. Be that as it may, when The Bradys aired in 1990 as a recovery of the first arrangement, McCormick had quite recently brought forth a kid and was inaccessible to return as Marcia, so Leah Ayres filled the job.
In 2015, document film of McCormick as Marcia was utilized for an American TV plug advertising Snickers chocolate bars. The business, which appeared during Super Bowl XLIX, highlights activity film star Danny Trejo as youthful Marcia who (with regards to being eager) isn’t acting such as herself. In the wake of eating a Snickers, Marcia shows up as McCormick by and by.
In 2008, she turned into a representative for Children International.