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Ann B. Davis, 'Brady Bunch's' Alice, Dies

Ann B. Davis at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards on April 14, 2007 in Santa Monica (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TV Land)
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Ann B. Davis, best known for playing Alice the maid on “The Brady Bunch,” has died. She was 88.Davis won two Emmys for her work as Charmaine “Schultzy” Schultz in the “Bob Cummings Show” in the 1950s before playing the quippy Alice on “The Brady Bunch” from 1969 to 1974 (and forever on in syndication), CBSLA reports. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

Davis was born in Schenectady, New York, and started in show business at the age of 6. Her other credits include “The Love Boat,” “The John Forsythe Show” and numerous “Brady” movies and specials.

Update 4:18 p.m.: According to a couple she lived with in Texas, Davis fell in her bathroom this morning and hit her head, causing serious injuries, TMZ reports. The couple said she never regained consciousness.