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Christopher Knight is married to Cara Kokenese. They got married in 2016. Unfortunately, Christopher’s TV mom on The Brady Bunch, Florence Henderson died just after his wedding but he is happy she was able to bless their marriage first. Christopher admitted that he was often teased for being married four times but Florence was always fairly supportive of him and his partners.
‘Brady Bunch’ star Christopher Knight says TV mom Florence Henderson ‘blessed’ his marriage before her death
When Christopher Knight proposed to Cara Kokenes, his TV mom welcomed her with open arms. Florence Henderson, who has long been celebrated as one of America’s most beloved TV moms thanks to her role as Carol Brady in the ‘70s sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” passed away in 2016. She was 82.
Have you ever wondered who Mike and Carol Brady were married to before they found each other? When they met, they were both single parents with three children each. Of course, you know the rest… they fell in love and blended their families together. It wasn’t always easy, but it made for some entertaining television. The casting was perfect with Florence Henderson playing Carol and Robert Reed filling the role of Mike.
Before her death in 2016, Florence Henderson remained very close with the cast of The Brady Bunch. She likely cared about the kids who played her children like they were her own. Just like any kind of parent-child relationship, she didn’t always get along with all of her former co-stars. For instance, it wasn’t received warmly when she made some comments about Christopher Knight’s marriage.