Eve Plumb | Biography
Veteran actress Eve Plumb was destined to be in the entertainment industry since her birth. Born with the artistic blood, Eve began flaunting her acting skills as a child artist. An inspirational figure Eve Plumb has proven herself as one of the finest actresses. Rose to the fame as the middle sister, Jan of the iconic television series “The Brady Bunch”, Eve Plumb has made a name for herself in the painting world as well.
Daughter of a Flora June Plumb and Neely Plumb, Eve Plumb delighted her family with her birth on 29th of April 1958. Her dad used to be a saxophone player who later turned RCA’s. Her mom was a dancer. Native of Burbank, California, USA, Eve belongs to white ethnicity. In 1995, her mother Flora demised and her dad died on 4th of October 2000 in California due to heart failure. Her elder sister Flora Plumb is also an actress celebrated for projects like “Malibu Beach” and “Guild Wars 2”. Eve has two more siblings Catherine Plumb & Benjamin Neely.
Married twice Eve Plumb has been through one divorce. Her relationship with her first husband Rick Mansfield ended in 1981. The couple had tied knot on 22nd of July 1979. She decided to walk down the aisle one more time, this time with a business & technology consultant, Ken Pace. Her decision proved to be right as the couple is having a very blissful relationship since 1995. In the early seventies, she was reported to be dating Christopher Knight. Unlike most of her peer, Eve has not resorted to plastic or cosmetic surgery to enhance her features or hide the signs of ageing till date, rather she is aging gracefully.
Eve stepped into the spot light at age six, appearing in television Commercials. She landed her first real acting gig on an episode of television series “The Big Valley” which was followed by “Family Affairs”. Eve as well made appearances in “The Virginian”, “Lassie” and “It Takes A Thief”. She portrayed a terminally ill girl in an episode of series “Christmas Came A Little Early”. In 1969, she finally scored her career defining role in the popular series “The Brady Bunch”. Her performance as Jan in the series made her star. She remained in the series till 1974. While starring on popular series “The Brady Bunch”, she went on to appear in several other TV projects, including “House of Greenapple Road” and “Dan August”. Following the cancellation of “The Brady Bunch”, she tried to shed the image of Jan, appearing in diverse projects like “Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway” where she portrayed Southern California teen turned prostitute. In 1978, she portrayed Beth in television adaption of “Little Women”. She continued to stay on the audience’s eye, portraying guest roles in multiple series. In 1981, Eve reprised her famous character Jan in “The Brady Girls Get Married” and the soar in the popularity of “The Brady Girls Get Married” led to “The Brady Brides” which largely focused on Jan and Marcia as married women. She went on appearing in The Brady’s sequels like “A Very Brady Christmas” and “The Bradys”. Her guested in series such as “Here’s Lucy”, “The Love Boat”, “Fantasy Island”, “That 70’s Show”, “Wonder Woman”, “The Facts of Life”, “One Day At A Time”, “Murder”, “The Super Mario Brothers Super Show”, “he Wrote”, “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”, “All My Children”, “Quinn Martin’s Tales of the Unexpected”. In 1993, Eve had a minor role in B-Film mockumetary titled, “….And God Spoke”. She portrayed Mrs. Ann Hatcher in series “Fudge”. In 2008, she made appearances on the drama “Days of Our Lives”. She has made appearances in the stage and Broadway productions, including “Love, Loss and What I Wore” and “Same Time, Next Year”. More recently, she played Aunt June on the Off-Broadway production of “Unbroken Circle by James Wesley”. Unfortunately she has not revealed numerical data of her net worth yet.
Eve branched out as painter in the 90s. She has been appreciated as a realistic painter, drawing oil paintings that feature everyday life scenes. She works from her studio in Laguna Beach, California. Visit wiki for more information.