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Fans of "The Brady Bunch" know Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady, Barry Williams, who played Greg Brady, dates with Michael Jackson. Greg Went On A Date With His On-Screen Mom. It wasn't just Marcia who fancied Greg Brady's blindingly white smile and mop of curly hair. He also caught the. A Very Brady Sequel is a comedy film and sequel to 's The Brady Bunch Movie. Date(s) premiered/released: August 23, Greg and Marcia both want to move out of their shared rooms and when neither wants to back down.
But the fact that it was somebody who appeared so together on the screen is what's so shocking about the whole thing. McCormick was not available for comment on her book.
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Despite her role as a sunny Miss Perfect, she grappled privately with anxiety and insecurity, the youngest of four children born to a mercurial father who abused and cheated on their mother. She struggled to regain her earlier success, landing some TV and movie roles, but developed a reputation for unreliability due to her addiction, even botching an interview with Steven Spielberg for a role in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" because she was high.
After interventions, stints in rehab and experimental therapies, McCormick began getting sober in when she married actor Michael Cummings, with whom she has a daughter, Natalie. She continued to fight depression through therapy, medication and the help of "Brady" cast mates.This Is All Jan's Fault
But now I'm not bothered by the connection. It took most of my life, countless mistakes and decades of pain and suffering to reach this point of equanimity and acceptance," she says. In the HarperCollins video, she adds, "It's been kind of a roller coaster ride.
At one time, it was wonderful, at one time, it was awful to be her.
And I've come to this point where I really love her and accept her. Shannon Fox, of MomLogic. Maureen -- is very courageous in coming out with this mental health issue.
It's so easy, I think, these days, for stars to say, 'I was addicted to drugs, I was, you know, I was in rehab, in and out of rehab,' but she's really saying the underlying issue was this sadness, this depression, and she was self-medicating with the drugs, and I think that's a really courageous stance for her to take.
You can't live up to that ideal.
I sought refuge in seemingly glamorous cocaine dens above Hollywood. I thought I would find answers there, while in reality I was simply running farther from myself. From there, I spiraled downward on a path of self-destruction that cost me my career and very nearly my life.
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McCormick's addiction was so severe that she had sex with a cocaine dealer in exchange for more drugs. The young actress was seemingly throwing away her precious career.
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She wouldn't sleep for days and turned up to important meetings high. She threw away numerous opportunities, including a potential part in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Barry Williams was infatuated with his co-starwho was 20 years his senior.
It wasn't that I sought to bed her," he wrote in the memoir Growing Up Brady: I Was A Teenage Greg. Henderson later addressed the issue on the FAQ section of her website further proving she was as kind-hearted and warm in real life as Carol was on screen.
I guess in a sense it was a date, because Barry thought it was. It has made for a good story though!