LATEST PAPER
82° Good Afternoon
82° Good Afternoon
EntertainmentCelebrities

Florence Henderson dead: Celebrities react to 'The Brady Bunch' star's passing

Celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the passing of "The Brady Bunch" star Florence Henderson, who died on Nov. 24, 2016. She was 82.

George Takei called Henderson, who played Carol Brady, "America's mom."

And fellow "Brady Bunch" star Maureen McCormick remembered a "dear friend" in a tweet.

Scroll through to see what celebs had to say about her death.

Susan Olsen

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Toby Canham

"My heart right now is going to her four children," Susan Olsen, who played Cindy Brady, told Variety on Friday. "I always felt we stole the limelight from them."

Eve Plumb

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mike Coppola

"Florence was a wonderful role model for me and all of us 'kids.' She taught me how to be a professional actor by her example of preparedness and respect for the work and her fellow cast and crew members. She was what I came to call a 'good celebrity' in that she would always pose for a picture, sign an autograph, and was very attentive to her fans. She was also loving, warm, generous, and could tell a funny, dirty joke. I'm fortunate to have been able to know and work with her. She will be missed by her children, grandchildren, and us 'kids,'" Eve Plumb, who played Jan Brady, posted to Twitter.

Maureen McCormick

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frazer Harrison

"Florence Henderson was a dear friend for so very many years & in my <3 forever. Love & hugs to her family. I'll miss u dearly #RIPFlorence," Maureen McCormick, who played Marcia Brady, wrote on Twitter.

Patricia Arquette

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alberto E. Rodriguez

"Florence Henderson-Warm Talented & kind passed away today.Thank you Florence for being such a kind generous friend to Alexis," Patricia Arquette tweeted.

Barry Williams

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frederick M. Brown

"Deeply saddened. Florence was one of the most gracious people I have ever known, Proud to call her Mom and life long friend. #RIPFlorence," Barry Williams, who played Greg Brady on "The Brady Bunch," tweeted on Friday.

Marie Osmond

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Ethan Miller

"America's favorite #70s Mom has passed Fond memories working w/ my dear friend @ItsFloHenderson," Marie Osmond tweeted.

Carl Reiner

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Turner

"Sad to read about the passing of Florence Henderson, one of the lovliest, most loveable and beloved people in our business," Carl Reiner tweeted.

Tom Bergeron

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Nautica Malibu Triathlon

"Heartbroken. I'll miss you, my friend. #RIP @ItsFloHenderson," Tom Bergeron tweeted.

Larry King

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Charley Gallay

"Rest In Peace Florence Henderson, a dear lady with a great sense of humor & a terrific laugh. 'America's mom' has died," Larry King tweeted.

Danny Bonaduce

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Timothy Norris

"Over the years, I spent so much time w/ Florence Henderson, you would think she was a member of my family. #RIPFlorenceHenderson Real talent," Danny Bonaduce tweeted.

Al Yankovic

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian

"So terribly sad to hear of the passing of the great Florence Henderson. It was a true honor to have known and worked with her," Al Yankovic tweeted

Debra Messing

Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Saul Loeb

"RIP Florence Henderson. "The Brady Bunch" was everything," Debra Messing tweeted.

George Takei

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Adam Bettcher

"Florence Henderson, thanks for your light and love. You were America's mom, and we shall miss you dearly," George Takei tweeted.

Hoda Kotb

Photo Credit: Getty Images / Josh Brasted

"UGH..florence henderson passed away today. From all of us who grew up watching the Brady Bunch.. thank you for the life lessons..xoxo," Hoda Kotb tweeted.

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

Entertainment photos & videos