Susan Olsen
American actor
Susan Olsen
Susan Marie Olsen is a former American child television actress,current animal welfare advocate, Radio Host, and an Artist of Pop Art . Olsen is best known for her role as Mike and Carol Brady's youngest daughter, Cindy Brady, on the 1970s television sitcom The Brady Bunch for the full run of the show, from 1969-1974.
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WATCH: 'Brady Bunch' Star Fired After Interview With Gay Actor
ABC News - 2 months
A Los Angeles radio station says former "Brady Bunch" star Susan Olsen has been fired after she got into an online confrontation with openly gay actor Leon Acord-Whiting.
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'Brady Bunch' star Susan Olsen fired after homophobic rant
Fox News - 2 months
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Former 'Brady Bunch' Star Under Fire After Report Of Homophobic Rant
Huffington Post - 2 months
Susan Olsen, the former child star who played Cindy Brady on “The Brady Bunch,” is under fire after allegedly unleashing a slur-filled rant against one of her critics. On Wednesday, activist and producer Leon Acord-Whiting slammed Olsen after appearing as a guest on Two Chicks Talkin’ Politics, a show that Olsen co-hosted with Sheena Metal on LA Talk Radio. He accused Olsen of spreading “outrageous misinformation,” including the idea that a person can’t be a liberal and a patriot at the same time.   Olsen responded with her own Facebook post, calling Acord-Whiting a “little piece of human waste.” Acord-Whiting said Olsen took things one step further in a private message. He posted a screenshot that appears to show Olsen going off on a tirade and repeatedly calling him a “faggot”: Acord-Whiting, Olsen and LA Talk Radio all did not respond to requests for comment from The Huffington Post. But LA Talk Radio announced Friday on Facebo ...
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'The Talk' Celebrates Florence Henderson's Birthday With 'Brady Bunch' Reunion
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Here's the story of a lovely lady! The great Florence Henderson turns 80 on Valentine's Day and the CBS Daytime hit "The Talk" will get a jump on the festivities with an hour devoted to the actress and her classic 1970s sitcom, "The Brady Bunch." Airing Thursday, Feb. 13 (2 p.m./ET, 1 p.m. CT/PT), the special episode will reunite Henderson, who played mama Carol Brady, with costars Christopher Knight (Peter), Mike Lookinland (Bobby), Susan Olsen (Cindy) and Barry Williams (Greg). Ann B. Davis (Alice) and Eve Plumb will deliver special videotaped messages to mark Henderson's milestone.
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Award-Winning Radio Personality Sheena Metal Celebrates Four Years at LA Talk Radio
California News Wire - about 4 years
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Countering the rapid turnover of 21st century radio personalities, a four-year on-air run is a milestone, especially when it keeps on running. Veteran radio host and personality Sheena Metal recently celebrated her 1,000th broadcast by interviewing LA Talk Radio station owner/founder Sam Hasson. The celebration was a ramp-up to the anniversary of her daily program “The Sheena Metal Experience” which turned four on January 7th. The show is one of the station’s top-rated programs. “We are delighted to be celebrating Sheena’s four-year-anniversary with LA Talk Radio,” says Hasson. “Since she launched her daily radio show ‘The Sheena Metal Experience’ in January 2009, Sheena has grown tremendously in every way and built a respectable audience that is loyal and devoted. We anticipate more great entertainment and intriguing guests in the coming year. LA Talk Radio is proud to call Sheena Metal one of our own.” The admiration is returned by lis ...
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Kelly Thomas memorial events scheduled in Fullerton
LATimes - over 4 years
Artists and musicians in Fullerton are preparing for a weekend of events commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of Kelly Thomas. The events will raise money and donations for the homeless in memory of Thomas, a homeless, mentally ill man whose death at the hands of Fullerton police officers threw the town into turmoil and led to criminal charges against two of the officers and a recall of three City Council members. On Friday night from 6 to 11 p.m., the PAS Gallery at 223 W. Santa Fe Ave. will host an opening reception for an art show in which more than 40 artists contributed pieces inspired by Thomas. The show includes works by Susan Olsen, who played Cindy on "The Brady Bunch," and Cherie Currie, former singer of the Runaways. Proceeds of the art sales will go to the Kelly Thomas Memorial Foundation, set up by the Thomas family to raise money for the homeless in Orange County. Organizers hope it will "bring a little love and empathy on what, in our minds, was ...
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Win a Prize: Fluff Creativity Contest - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
This year, the festival will be graced by the presence Susan Olsen, who played Cindy Brady on the Brady Bunch and who's recently been working on Fluff-inspired digital art. The blog is seeking unique Fluff recipes, but also short prose, poems,
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Life Among the Headstones - Wall Street Journal
Google News - over 5 years
I liked to think I had a reasonably healthy attitude toward death—until I met Susan Olsen, Woodlawn Cemetery's resident historian. "I love them," she said of cemeteries in general and Woodlawn in particular as we drove past mausoleums devoted to the
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It was the best fishing day ever for HFC children - TCPalm
Google News - over 5 years
... Sharon Mills, Dana Myers, Susan Olsen and daughter, MaryAnn, Jim Parks, Greg and Christina Vorce and their daughters Amanda and Samantha and son Joshua, Ricky Walker and Dave and Milly Wood. The day ended with a picnic lunch at MacWilliam Park
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Puppycam owners host dog lovers at annual Edmonton barbecue - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Comments like this one, from Susan Olsen, are typical: “I am totally hooked on the puppycam. Many thanks to the Bagnalls for agreeing to do this. I've never experienced the first weeks of a puppy's life and it has certainly been a joy to watch the
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County wants to give local companies more of edge - Ocala
Google News - over 5 years
Procurement Services Director Susan Olsen believes the policy, despite its limited application, has worked as intended and that the new policy keeps with the governmental norm. "I think the board just wants to make it easier for local vendors to get a
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OFFBEAT: 30th Annual Wizard of Oz Fest in Chesterton will not include ... - nwitimes.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Susan Olsen is 50. Actress Emmanuelle Beart is 46. Actress Halle Berry is 45. Actress Catherine Bell is 43. Guitarist Kevin Cadogan (Third Eye Blind) is 41. Actor Christopher Gorham ("Ugly Betty") is 37. Actress Mila Kunis and TV personality
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Today in History - Washington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Susan Olsen is 50. Actress-turned-fashion/interior designer Cristi Conaway is 47. Rock musician Keith Howland (Chicago) is 47. Actress Halle Berry is 45. Actress Catherine Bell is 43. Country musician Cody McCarver (Confederate Railroad) is 43
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CITY ROOM; On the Market, a Building That Sleeps Eight. Forever.
NYTimes - over 5 years
For sale: 101-year-old Greek Revival building in landmark area. Top-quality granite exterior, marble interior, high ceiling, custom-made window by famous artist. Immediate occupancy: vacant since the 1950s. Sleeps eight. Asking $750,000. Standing on the threshold, Susan Olsen explained that the price did not include putting the buyer's name above
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Eskom, stop talking rot, go learn some maths - Moneyweb.co.za
Google News - over 5 years
*Susan Olsen is a partner at Wingfield Consultancy, a globally renowned oil and coal research group based in Boston in the US. Not to be confused with her namesake, the actress who played Cindy in The Brady Bunch
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Susan Olsen
    FIFTIES
  • 2012
    Age 50
    In July, 2012, Olsen was one of a limited number of artists invited to show in "Art with an Agenda: An Exhibit Inspired by Kelly Thomas", at the PAS Gallery in Fullerton, California.
    More Details Hide Details All the art on display was inspired by the life and circumstances surrounding the death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless, schizophrenic, 37-year-old man who was brutally beaten by members of the Fullerton Police Department on July 5, 2011. Olsen's piece created for this exhibit, titled "Still Life," and received critical praise, furthered her career as a relevant and respected contributor in the art world.
  • FORTIES
  • 2011
    Age 49
    In 2011, Olsen appeared in season 3, episode 43 of The Biography Channel's reality show Celebrity Ghost Stories.
    More Details Hide Details While pursuing her numerous passions, Olsen has continually turned to art as a creative outlet. Her art collection, called "Fluffart," has been curated into a collection made available in limited editions. As an animal welfare advocate, Olsen has created another art collection, entitled "The Art of Rescue". She donates the proceeds to assist animals in rescue organizations until they are able to be adopted.
  • 2010
    Age 48
    In September 2010, Olsen made a guest appearance on The Young and the Restless playing Mrs. Liza Morton, the owner of a pre-school.
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  • 2009
    Age 47
    On September 1, 2009, Olsen released the coffee table book Love to Love You Bradys: The Bizarre Story of The Brady Bunch Variety Hour which celebrates the 1976–77 television variety show The Brady Bunch Hour.
    More Details Hide Details In addition to many color photos and artwork, the volume features over 100 interviews with Brady Bunch cast members, producers Sid and Marty Krofft, Sherwood Schwartz, Bruce Vilanch, Rip Taylor and Paul Shaffer.
    On June 6, 2009, Olsen thanked retired game show host and current animal rights activist Bob Barker when The Bradys accepted an honor at the GSN Awards.
    More Details Hide Details Olsen is an animal welfare advocate and serves on the board of directors of the nonprofit organization Precious Paws, a rescue group. Olsen personally cares for unweaned homeless kittens until they are old enough to adopt.
  • 2008
    Age 46
    In the fall of 2008, Olsen appeared on Fox Reality's Gimme My Reality Show, in which celebrities compete to win their own reality show.
    More Details Hide Details Susan used this vehicle to make a statement about animal rescue, a cause with which she is thoroughly involved.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 33
    She also worked as a talk show host at the Los Angeles radio station KLSX from 1995 to 1996 with Ken Ober, and co-hosted and co-wrote another radio show with comedian Allan Havey at Comedy World in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in episode 26 of Cartoon Network's talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast, "Switcheroo", with Cassandra Peterson as "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark". Olsen has also been an advocate for migraine sufferers since 1998. She described her headaches on Larry King Live. An urban legend claimed that Olsen had become an adult film star. In a late 1990s television interview, Olsen stated that her "porn" connection was that she created space ship sound effects for a porn film called Love Probe from a Warm Planet. She did this as a favor for a friend who worked in the technical side of the business. She went on to state that perhaps the legend got started because the star of the porn film Crocodile Blondee, which was widely distributed among troops during the Persian Gulf crisis, was rumored to be her. She added that since the porn star was very pretty, she did not try too hard to dispel the rumor.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Age 7
    Olsen is known for her role as Cindy Brady, the youngest Brady child in the sitcom The Brady Bunch for the full run of the show, from 1969 to 1974.
    More Details Hide Details Olsen was born in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children. Her siblings are: Larry (24 years older), Christopher (14 years older), and Diane (5 years older). Christopher was also a child actor, perhaps best known for his role in The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956). Olsen landed a number of supporting roles in television, most notably in Ironside, Gunsmoke, and Julia, and appeared in the Elvis Presley movie The Trouble With Girls (1968) as a squeaky-clean singer in a singing contest. As an adult, Olsen has expressed that portraying Cindy made friendships difficult for her as a child. She most disliked the season two "tattletale" episode, in which Cindy incessantly snitches on her siblings. Because of the episode, she was shunned by her real-life peers, who did not understand the difference between actors and their characters.
  • 1961
    Born
    Born on August 14, 1961.
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