Susan Olsen was cast as Cindy Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch,’ despite the fact that she had “never read a script.”
Susan Olsen will most likely be remembered as Cindy Brady from the popular television show The Brady Bunch. Olsen was one of the youngest of the six child performers on the show, playing the youngest one in curls for five seasons. She recalls being cast in the sitcom despite not having any acting experience.
The creators of ‘The Brady Bunch’ were on the lookout for ‘strange kids’ to play in the show.
Olsen claimed in an interview with The Bigfoot Diaries that she was auditioning for acting parts when she got the call for The Brady Bunch.
In 2012, Olsen claimed, “It was three days after my seventh birthday.” “My family and I were on vacation in Las Vegas. We arrived home early so that I could attend the audition. It was significant to me since it was for a regular role in a series, something I desperately desired.
While the young actor was used to reading lines from a script during auditions, Olsen described how trying out for The Brady Bunch was unique.
The Brady Bunch alum added, “Oddly enough, they never had us act.” “We just had a conversation with the producers. They were looking for kids who were fascinating. Until I got the part, I never read a script.”
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Susan Olsen was auditioning for several roles when ‘The Brady Bunch’ came along
Olsen wasn’t sitting around waiting on an offer from The Brady Bunch. She was juggling several other projects at the moment.
“I wanted a series and there seemed to be three opportunities converging,” she recalled. “It appeared that I may be cast as Prudence in two episodes of Nanny and the Professor… This story is a short summary. Hope you enjoyed.