Ann B. Davis: Salvation Through Christ “Changed My Whole Life for the Better” (Gospel Light Minute #151)

Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis

She is an American TV actress. She gained prominence for her role in the NBC situation comedy, The Bob Cummings Show, which ran from 1955–1959. She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series twice for this role. She is perhaps best known for her role as Alice Nelson, the housekeeper in ABC’s The Brady Bunch series which ran from 1969–1974. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 and received three TV Land Awards in 2004, 2006, and 2007 for her role in The Brady Bunch series. Her TV credits include “McKeever and the Colonel”, “The Love Boat”, and “Something So Right” among many others. Though she never married, she continued to act in various roles including TV commercials until she died on June 1, 2014.

In an interview with the Associated Press in 1993, she said she was a born again Christian. She said, “Salvation changed my whole life for the better…I spent a lot of time giving Christian witness all over the country to church groups and stuff… Now, I know I am where the Lord wants me to be.” In a 1992 interview with People Magazine, she said, “I’m convinced we all have a God-shaped space in us, and until we fill that space with God, we’ll never know what it is to be whole.” She spent many of her days as a volunteer for her church. Her friend Bishop William Frey said, “What you see on ‘The Brady Bunch’ was who she was. She was a very faithful Christian person.

Her name is Ann B. Davis.

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