Born August 5, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, Actress Maureen Denise McCormick is the youngest and the only daughter among four siblings. When she was just six-years-old, Maureen won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest and this event marked the beginning of her acting career. At age seven, Maureen played the lead role in Ray Stark's play Wind It Up and It Breaks, which was performed at the La Jolla Playhouse.
In 1964, she made her first TV appearance on Barbie doll advertisements for Mattel. She was also chosen to endorse Kool Aid. She then appeared on various TV programs including Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Honey West, The Farmer's Daughter, Camp Runamuck and My Three Sons before landing on the role of Marcia Brady for the long-running Brady Brunch series. Her voice was also lent to the Chatty Cathy dolls. Maureen's talent and passion was admired by many and she was listed as one of America's top teen role-models for five years.
In 1994, she played Rizzo in the Broadway Production of Grease. The following year, she released a country and western album called When You Get A Little Lonely. In 2000, she returned to TV as Rebecca Hothckiss on Passions
. In 2003, she was seen in Scrubs
and in 2007, she joined VH1's Celebrity Fit Club
where she emerged as the winner for the fifth season. Also in 2007, she starred in a music video for Brad Paisley's song “Online.” A year after, she became a cast member for CMT's reality show Gone Country
, where artists from different music genres compete to win a country music contract.
Maureen was also part of countless films including Panic in the Skies!, Return to Horror High, Dogtown, Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure, The Million Dollar Kid, The A-List, Title to Murder, Jane White Is Sick & Twisted and Stone & Ed.
She is married to actor Michael Cummings and they have a daughter named Natalie Michelle.
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