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Ann Bradford Davis was born on the 5th May 1926, in Schenectady, New York USA, and died on the 1st June 2014, in San Antonio, Texas USA. She was an actress who rose to fame after landing two Primetime Emmy Awards fpr her role of Charmaine Schultz in the sitcom “The Bob Cummings Show” (1955–1959). There is also a star with her name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ann B. Davis was accumulating her net worth while being active in the industry from 1953 to 1997.

So just how rich was Ann B. Davis? Sources estimate that the net worth of Ann B. Davis was as much as $200,000 at the time of her passing, having been accumulated during her career of over 40 years in the film industry.

Ann B. Davis Net Worth $200,000

Ann B. Davis was educated at Strong Vincent High School and the University of Michigan from which she graduated with her degree in drama and speech in 1948. She debuted in the entertainment industry when appearing in the television series “Jukebox Jury” (1953–1954). Davis rose to prominence after landing a role in “The Bob Cummings Show” (1955–1959) created by Paul Henning.

She was nominated for Emmy Awards as the Best Actress in a Supporting Role four times, two of which Ann won.

For a decade starting from 1960, she was seen in a number of television commercials and single episodes of television series including “McKeever and the Colonel” (1963), “Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre” (1964), “The Pruitts of Southampton” (1966) and others. During this period only in the role of Miss Wilson landed in the situation comedy “The John Forsythe Show” (1965 – 1966) was she cast as the main star. Still, these appearances helped increase her net worth steadily.

Then, she starred in the sitcom “The Brady Bunch” (1964–1974) created by Sherwood Schwartz. Initially, the series achieved high ratings, though after five seasons the ratings were so low that the series was closed. Davis won two TV Land Awards for the role of Alice Nelson. Davis also starred in the spin off series “The Brady Bunch Hour” (1976–1977) and television films “The Brady Girls Get Married” (1981), “The Brady Brides” (1981), “A Very Brady Christmas” (1988), “The Bradys” (1990) and the feature film “The Brady Bunch Movie” (1995). On the whole, her engagement with “The Brady Bunch” franchise increased the net worth of Ann B. Davis considerably.

In addition to acting on television, Davis was cast in roles on the big screen too. At the beginning of her career she landed some uncredited roles in the feature films “The Man Called Peter” (1955) and “The Best Things in Life Are Free” (1956). Later, she continued with minor roles in the films “Pepe” (1960) and “All Hands on Deck” (1961). Ann B. was cast as the star in the romantic comedy “Lover Come Back” (1961) directed by Delbert Mann. Acting herself she was seen in the comedy film “Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult” (1994) directed Peter Segal. All the above mentioned roles increased the total size of Ann B. Davis net worth, too.

Furthermore, she appeared on the Broadway stage in plays “No, No, Nanetter” (1972–1973), “Crazy for You” (1992–1996) and “Arsenic and Old Lace” (1996). They also added sums to the net worth of Ann B. Davis.

Concerning the private life of Ann B. Davis, the actress was single all her life, nor did she have any publicly acknowledged relationships.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 5, 1926, in Schenectady, New York USA
Birth place: Schenectady, US
Death date: June 1, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas USA
Height:1.73 m
Profession:Reporter
Education:Strong Vincent High School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Nationality:American
Siblings:Harriet Davis, Evans Davis
Awards:Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, TV Land Awards
Nominations:Hollywood Walk of Fame (1960)
Movies:Lover Come Back (1961), All Hands on Deck (1961), The Brady Girls Get Married (1981), A Very Brady Christmas (1988)
TV shows:The Brady Bunch (1969-1974), The Bob Cummings Show (1955-1959), The Bradys (1990), The Brady Bunch Hour (1976-1977), The John Forsythe Show, No, No, Nanetter (1972–1973), Crazy for You (1992–1996), Arsenic and Old Lace (1996)
Books:Alice's Brady Bunch Cookbook (1994)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1On a 1973 episode of All Star Baffle, she and her identical twin, wearing roller skates, skated behind a tall cardboard wall. when one skated out the far end and around the front entering the near end, the other waited a few seconds then emerged from the far end. it took the panel a few seconds to realize they were not watching one skater, but the two sisters taking turns.
2Davis fell in her bathroom early one morning hitting her head and never regained consciousness. She was in excellent health for an 88-year-old woman and her death was a complete shock.
3Best friends with The Brady Bunch (1969) co-star Florence Henderson.
4Was one of the three actors to appear in every episode of The Brady Bunch (1969).
5She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7048 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
6Lived with fellow parishioners near San Antonio, Texas, where she was involved in prayer, Bible study, and occasional charity works.
7Joined an Episcopalian religious community in Denver, Colorado in 1974.
8Toured Vietnam, Thailand and Korea with the USO.
9Originally wanted to be a doctor and studied pre-med at the University of Michigan.
10Grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania.
11Has appeared in a play called "The Nearlyweds", which was written expressly for her by Lloyd J. Schwartz, producer of The Brady Bunch (1969).
12The daughter of an electrical engineer father and an amateur actress mother.
13Is portrayed by Suanne Spoke in Growing Up Brady (2000).
14To many, she is best remembered as a constantly humorous maid, Alice Nelson, on ABC's weekly situation comedy The Brady Bunch (1969).
15Her first motion picture role was in Strategic Air Command (1955) with James Stewart, as a waitress who sets a cake in front of Stewart. The scene was later cut out of the film.
16Received her Bachelor's degree in Theatre from the University of Michigan in 1948.
17Attended and graduated from Strong Vincent High School in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1944.
18She won two Emmy Awards in the 1950s for The Bob Cummings Show (1955). Some have nicknamed it, "Love that Bob", as a substitute and shorter title.
19Has a twin sister named Harriet and an older brother named Evans.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Blue maid's uniform and white apron


Quotes

#Quote
1[on her character Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch (1969)] All of us wish we had an Alice. I wish I had an Alice.
2[on being content with her very ordinary appearance] I know at least a couple hundred glamor gals who are starving in this town. I'd rather be myself and eating.
3[on never having married] By the time I started to get interested, all the good ones were taken.
4On leaving show business in 1976 for a year to join Bishop Frey's Episcopalian Commine: I never heard a voice from the clouds saying get out of show business. - Interview with R. Todd Nash the Tartan in 1987


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Pop Culture AwardTV Land AwardsThe Brady Bunch (1969)· Florence Henderson
· Christopher Knight
· Mike Lookinland
· Maureen McCormick
· Susan Olsen
· Barry Williams
· Lloyd J. Schwartz (producer)
2006TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Made-for-TV MaidThe Brady Bunch (1969)
2004TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Made for TV MaidThe Brady Bunch (1969)
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 7048 Hollywood Blvd.
1959Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Supporting Actress (Continuing Character) in a Comedy SeriesThe Bob Cummings Show (1955)
1958Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Continuing Supporting Performance by an Actress in a Dramatic or Comedy SeriesThe Bob Cummings Show (1955)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1957Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Supporting Performance by an ActressThe Bob Cummings Show (1955)
1956Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleThe Bob Cummings Show (1955)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Something So Right1997TV SeriesMaxine
The Brady Bunch Movie1995Trucker (Shultzy)
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult1994Ann B. Davis
Hi Honey, I'm Home1991TV SeriesAlice Nelson
The Bradys1990TV SeriesAlice Nelson
Day by Day1989TV SeriesAlice Nelson
A Very Brady Christmas1988TV MovieAlice Nelson
The Brady Brides1981TV SeriesAlice Nelson
The Brady Girls Get Married1981TV MovieAlice Nelson
The Love Boat1980TV SeriesAgnes
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976-1977TV SeriesAlice Nelson
Only with Married Men1974TV MovieMola (uncredited)
The Brady Bunch1969-1974TV SeriesAlice Nelson / Cousin Emma
The World of Sid & Marty Krofft at the Hollywood Bowl1973TV MovieAudience member (uncredited)
Love, American Style1970-1973TV Series segment "Love and the Persistent Assistant" / Vi segment "Love and the Trip"
- Love and the Clinical Problem/Love and the Eat's Cafe/Love and the Last Joke/Love and the Persistent Assistant/Love and the Unsteady Steady 1973 ... segment "Love and the Persistent Assistant"
Big Fish, Little Fish1971TV MovieHilda Rose
Insight1968TV SeriesPat
The Phyllis Diller Show1966TV SeriesMrs. Derwin
The John Forsythe Show1965-1966TV SeriesMiss Wilson
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV SeriesMatha
McKeever & the Colonel1963TV SeriesSgt. Gruber
The New Breed1962TV SeriesElizabeth MacBaine
Lover Come Back1961Millie, Carol's Secretary
All Hands on Deck1961Nobby
Pepe1960Schultzy (as Ann B. 'Schultzy' Davis)
Wagon Train1960TV SeriesMrs. Foster
The Best Things in Life Are Free1956Hattie Stewart (uncredited)
Lux Video Theatre1956TV SeriesMiss Killicat
Matinee Theatre1956TV SeriesPeg Miller
A Man Called Peter1955Ruby Coleman (uncredited)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976-1977TV Series performer - 5 episodes
The Brady Bunch1969-1973TV Series performer - 5 episodes
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1958TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista2014TV Series in memory of - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Talk2014TV SeriesHerself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Winner ("Pop Culture")
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years2004TV MovieHerself
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHerself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1995TV MovieHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America1978TV SeriesHerself - Guest
All-Star Baffle1973TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1964-1971TV SeriesHerself - Actress
The Virginia Graham Show1971TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Squares1971TV SeriesGuest Appearance
The Real Tom Kennedy Show1970TV SeriesHerself
That Regis Philbin Show1965TV SeriesHerself
The Keefe Brasselle Show1963TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHerself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1958-1962TV SeriesHerself
The Arthur Murray Party1960TV SeriesHerself
About Faces1960TV SeriesHerself
The 11th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1959TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Juke Box Jury1958-1959TV SeriesHerself
I've Got a Secret1958TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1958TV SeriesHerself
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1958TV SeriesHerself - Actress
This Is Your Life1956TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself
The Brady Bunch: Coming Together Under One Roof2005Video short documentaryAlice Nelson (uncredited)
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Brady Bunch Home Movies1995TV SpecialHerself

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