Lani O'Grady

Born Oct 2, 1954

Lani O'Grady was an American actress and the sister of actor/musician Don Grady. O'Grady is best-remembered for her role as Mary Bradford, the eldest sister from Eight Is Enough.

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1954 Birth Born on October 2, 1954.


1975 20 Years Old In the early 1970s, she appeared on Harry O and had a role in the 1975 television movie Cage Without a Key, starring Susan Dey.
1976 21 Years Old In 1976, she co-starred in Massacre at Central High, a theatrical movie, along with Kimberly Beck (who appeared as Nancy in the Eight is Enough pilot). … Read More
1981 26 Years Old After the series ended in 1981, O'Grady had a role in the 1982 television movie The Kid with the Broken Halo starring Gary Coleman.


1987 32 Years Old She also reprised the role of Mary Bradford in two Eight Is Enough reunion television movies in 1987 and 1989.
1990 35 Years Old O'Grady's last acting role was as Mrs. Kramer in the soap opera Days of our Lives in 1990. … Read More
1994 39 Years Old In a 1994 interview with the Los Angeles Times, O'Grady said she had suffered from severe panic attacks since the age of 18 but was not diagnosed with panic disorder until she was 21. … Read More


1998 43 Years Old In December 1998, she checked into the Thalians Mental Health Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for detox.
2001 47 Years Old O'Grady died in her home in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, at age 46 on September 25, 2001. … Read More
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