Florence Henderson, Brady Brunch mother has died

Florence Henderson, best known for her role as Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, has died at age 82.

Her manager Kayla Pressman told Associated Press in a statement she died surrounded by family and friends. It is not clear how she died.

Henderson starred in a number of Broadway plays in the 1950s and 1960s, but it was her role playing Carol Brady in The Brady Bunch that turned her into a household name.The hit series ran from 1969 to 1974.

More recently, Ms Henderson returned to the limelight as a contestant on on the 2010 series of Dancing With the Stars. She also made guest appearances in 30 Rock, Happily Divorced, and KC Undercover.