Ann B. Davis Birthday (May 5th)

Ann B. Davis Birthday (May 5th)

Ann B. Davis

Ann B. Davis is a prominent television actress of yesteryears who has several programs and awards to her credit.

Ann B. Davis Background Information:

Ann B Davis was born on May 3rd 1926 in Schenectady, New York, USA. Her Birth Name is Ann Bradford Davis. She has a twin sister named Harriet. She attended Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. Later, She went on to study theatre at the University of Michigan. She graduated in 1948 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. She is currently based in San Antonio, Texas. Since 1974, she has been a part of an Episcopalian religious community in Denver. She is involved with the church missions and charity work after retiring from showbiz.

Ann B. Davis Career

Ann B. Davis shot to popularity after her portrayal as Charmaine Schultz in “The Bob Cummings Show”. She also appeared in commercials for the Ford Motor Company. Her role as a housekeeper named Alice in “The Brady Brunch” television series also won her a lot of acclaim and recognition. In 1995, she essayed a role of truck-driver "Schultzy" – named after her original character Charmaine Schultz for “The Brady Bunch Movie”.

In the 1980’s Davis was the brand ambassador for “Minute Rice”. The popularity of Alice the housekeeper landed her many commercials for household products even after retirement. She carried her “Brady Bunch” legacy forward by featuring in “The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years” In 2000, Susanne Spoke played her character in “Growing Up Brady”. The maid’s blue and white uniform has become the hallmark of her career.

Ann B. Davis Awards and Honors:

  • Ann B Davis received a standing ovation at the TV Land Pop Culture Award on the 5th annual TV Land Awards.
  • She won an Emmy Award in the “Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” category for "The Bob Cummings Show" in 1958 and 1959.
  • In 2007, She won the Pop Culture Award for her role in “The Brady Bunch”.
  • She won the TV Land Award for the “Favorite Made-for-TV Maid” in 2004 and 2006