Leah Ayres played the part of Marcia Brady in the short-lived CBS-TV series "The Bradys" in 1990, replacing Maureen McCormick in the role.
|Birthplace:||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Spouse(s):||Bruce Kalish (1990-present)|
|Character played:||Marcia Brady|
Biography and career
Ayres had her first major role as Valerie Bryson on the daytime serial The Edge of Night in the early 1980s. Ayers played Michelle in the 1981 film The Burning. In primetime, she co-starred as Linda Bowman in the abbreviated third season of ABC-TV's 9 to 5 TV series. She also played Jill Schrader on the HBO original comedy 1st & Ten in 1986-87. Leah is well known to action moviegoers for her role in Bloodsport, alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme. In the late 1980s, Ayres was professionally credited as Leah Ayres Hendrix.
Leah now goes by her married name, Leah Kalish; she serves the Program Director for Yoga Ed. in Los Angeles. She is also the co-creator of the Yoga Kit for Kids and Games for Life, a book of games and visualizations for children. She also wrote and stars in Living Arts/Gaiam’s Yoga Fitness for Kids videos. She is now the creator of Yoga Playgrounds and developing children's television programs.