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Maureen McCormick is widely known for her portrayal of eldest daughter, Marcia Brady, on the seminal ABC television sitcom The Brady Bunch, on which she starred from 1969 to 1974. She later reprised the role in many of the numerous Brady Bunch spin-offs and films, including The Brady Kids,The Brady Bunch Hour, The Brady Brides as well as A Very Brady Christmas. But America's favorite girl next door is way more than the three words she became famous for, encapsulated by "Marcia! Marcia! Marcia!"
McCormick has also had a successful career in film, as a stage actress, recording artist and author. She co-starred in the iconic feature The Idolmaker, toured as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan and Betty Rizzo in Grease, and released four popular studio albums. She portrayed country singer Barbara Mandrell in the television biopic Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story. In 2009, McCormick added New York Times bestselling author to her resume with her much anticipated memoir, "Here's The Story." Over the past decade she's guest-starred on select primetime hit series while raising her daughter and enjoying family life.
Maureen is very active in the Best Buddies Foundation that she holds near and dear to her heart. She has previously sponsored kids through Children International, which helps give kids a chance for a better future, and has participated in numerous charity fundraising events throughout the years.
Originally from Russia, dancing has taken Artem all over the world. In 2010, Artem made his professional dancing debut on the original UK version of Dancing with the Stars, Strictly Come Dancing. Paired with Kara Tointon, they went on to win the coveted Mirrorball Trophy, making Artem one of the first professionals to win the series as a first-time Pro.
Additionally, Artem was one of the choreographers on the British second series of So You Think You Can Dance and a finalist on SYTYCD in the US. In 2014, Artem joined the troupe on Dancing with the Stars and then partnered with Lea Thompson in Season 19.
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