Meet Barry Williams Wife, Tina Mahina! Barry Williams as many of you know is the actor famous for his role as Grady Brady, the eldest son in the television series The Brady Bunch alongside Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Christopher Knight
, Maureen McCormick, Ann B. Davis, Eve Plumb, Susan Olsen, and Mike Lookinland. In 2023 Barry Wlliams surprised us all, showing his dancing moves on season 32 of Dancing With The Stars, with professional dancer and two-time Mirrorball Trophy winner, Peta Murgatroy.
Barry Williams Biography
Barry Williams, also known by his real name Barry William Blenkhorn, was born on September 30, 1954 in Santa Monica, California. He is the youngest of three brothers, with his siblings being Craig and Scott Blenkhorn. Born to Doris May Moore and Frank Millar Blenkhorn, a Canadian of English, Scottish, and German descent, Barry grew up in Pacific Palisades, California, where he was neighbors with actor Peter Graves.
From a young age, Barry knew he wanted to become an actor. His television debut came in 1967 when he starred in a Christmas episode of Dragnet 1967. However, he’s best known for his role as Greg Brady, the eldest son on the 1970s sitcom The Brady Bunch.
In addition to his role on The Brady Bunch, Barry also secured guest spots on various TV shows, including Adam-12, The Invaders, That Girl, Mission: Impossible, The Mod Squad, Here Come the Brides, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., and Bartleby, the Scrivener. His casting as Greg Brady came in 1969, marking a significant point in his acting career.
After The Brady Bunch ended in 1974, Barry Williams continued his acting career with numerous guest roles on television and made a name for himself in musical theater. His performances included touring productions of beloved musicals such as Grease, The Sound of Music, Pippin, and West Side Story.
In 1988, he graced the Broadway stage in the musical Romance/Romance alongside Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser, taking over the role of “Alfred/Sam” from Scott Bakula. Over time, Williams managed to leverage his typecasting as Greg Brady, which led to a variety of TV and film appearances that played on his famous role. In 1984, he took on a different character, playing the English con man Hannibal on the popular show General Hospital.
Williams has also been involved in various Brady Bunch reunion projects, including the 1988 holiday movie, A Very Brady Christmas. In recognition of his portrayal of Greg Brady, he received the Former Child Star “Lifetime Achievement” Award from the Young Artist Foundation in 1989.
In 1992, Williams’ autobiography, Growing Up Brady: I Was A Teenage Greg, co-written with Chris Kreski, became a New York Times bestseller. It was later adapted into a 2000 TV movie, with Adam Brody portraying Williams.
Throughout his career, Williams has showcased his versatility in various ways, including singing a parody of Eminem’s “The Real Slim Shady,” titled “The Real Greg Brady.” He also made an appearance in Peter Gabriel’s music video for “The Barry Williams Show” in 2002.
Aside from acting and singing, Williams has demonstrated his dancing skills at the World’s Largest Disco in Buffalo, New York. From 2001 to 2002, he starred as Dean “The Machine” Strickland in the sitcom Hollywood 7, which featured British pop group S Club 7.
Williams has also been open about his struggles with alcohol, appearing in the VH1 series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2008 to share his experiences. In 2010, he starred in the mockbuster Mega Piranha alongside former teen pop sensation Tiffany.
Following the passing of Florence Henderson in 2016, Williams became the oldest living cast member from The Brady Bunch. Currently living in Branson, Missouri, he performs with the musical group Barry Williams and the Traveliers. He reunited with his Brady Bunch co-stars for the 2019 TV series A Very Brady Renovation on HGTV and the 2021 Lifetime holiday film, Blending Christmas.
In 2022, Williams, along with Christopher Knight and Mike Lookinland, competed on season eight of The Masked Singer as “Mummies.” They were eliminated on “TV Theme Night” alongside Daymond John as “Fortune Teller.” In 2023, Williams joined season 32 of Dancing with the Stars.
In addition to the Brady Bunch, Barry Williams’s filmography includes:
- Run for Your Life (1967) as Stanley
- Dragnet 1967 (1967) as John Heffernan
- The Invaders (1968) as Paper Boy
- The F.B.I. (1968) as Boy
- Lancer (1968) as Ben Price
- That Girl (1968) as Autograph Seeker
- Gomer Pyle, USMC (1968) as Boy No. 1
- The Mod (1968) as Newspaper Boy
- Here Come the Brides (1969) as Peter
- It Takes a Thief (1969) as Herbie DuBois
- Adam-12 (1969) as Johnny Grant
- Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969) as Pancho McGurney
- The Brady Bunch (1969–1974) as Greg Brady
- Hastings Corner (1970) as Junior Fandango
- Mission: Impossible (1970) as King Victor
- The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972) as Greg Brady
- The Brady Kids (1972) as Greg Brady
- The World of Sid & Marty Krofft at the Hollywood Bowl (1973) as Greg Brady
- Police Woman (1976) as Steve Glass
- The Brady Bunch Hour (1976–77) as Greg Brady
- Greatest Heroes of the Bible (1979) as Jacob
- The Brady Girls Get Married (1981) as Greg Brady
- Three’s Company (1982) as David Winthrop
- General Hospital (1984) as Hannibal
- Highway to Heaven (1985) as Miki Winner
- Rocky Road (1986) as Wayne Kincaid
- Murder, She Wrote (1987) as Nate Findley
- A Very Brady Christmas (1988) as Dr. Greg Brady
- The Bradys (1990) as Dr. Greg Brady
- Kids Incorporated (1991) as Ana’s Dad
- Bradymania: A Very Brady Special (1993) as Barry Williams
- Summertime Switch (1994) as Frederick Egan II
- Full House (1994) as Barry Williams
- Perversions of Science (1997) as Neighbor
- Hollywood 7 (2001) as Dean Strickland
- The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special (2004) as Barry Williams
- According to Jim (2006) as Ben
- That ’70s Show (2006) as Jeff
- Scrubs (2009) as Barry Williams
- Mega Piranha (2010) as Bob Grady
- A.N.T. Farm (2011) as Game Show Host
- Bigfoot (2012) as Simon Quint
- The Loud House (2017) as Bumper Sr.
- A Very Brady Renovation (2019) as Barry Williams
- Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch (2021) as Mike Brady
- Blending Christmas (2021) as John
- The Masked Singer (2022) as Mummy
- Wild in the Streets (1968) as Young Max Frost
- Bartleby (1969) as Ginger Nut
- Goodnight Jackie (1974) as Barry
- The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) as Music Producer
- Santa’s Rockin’! (2004) as Himself
- Mega Piranha (2010) as Bob Grady
- Flea (2018) as Marsh Man
Barry Williams Ex-Wives
Barry has been married thrice and has one and two children.
His first wife was Diane Martin, to whom he got married in July 1990 and divorced two years later.
Williams married Eila Mary Matt on January 30, 1999, and together they welcomed one son, Brandon Eric Williams. Barry and Eila Mary Matt divorced on January 25, 2005.
Barry Williams Children
as we previously mentioned, Barry Williams has two children: a son born from his second marriage to Eila Mary Matt and a daughter born from his relationship with ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Kennedy.
Barry and Eila Mary Matt’s son Brandon Eric Williams, was born on January 17, 2003, in San Marino, California. He graduated from high school in 2018, he is currently pursuing a college degree.
Williams’daughter Samantha Rose Williams was born in April 2012, from Barry’s relationship with ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Kennedy. The news of Samantha’s birth was first reported by RumorFix, who also revealed her first photo.
‘Samantha Rose is Elizabeth and Barry’s greatest earthly blessing and they’ve never been happiA source close to the couple told Rumorfix.
Barry Williams Wife
Barry Williams walked the aisle for the third time on July 9, 2017, when he married this brunette stunner Tina Mahina.
Not only Tina Mahina is Barry Williams’ lovely wife, but she is also a member of their music band Barry Williams and the Traveliers. She describes herself as: Singer, Actor, Polynesian Dancer, Percussionist, Model, Producer, Production, Manager, Video Robotics Operator, Writer, Luminous Warrior and Wife.
Hula dancer and musician, Tina Mahina Williams was born on April 26, 1966. She appeared alongside Barry in the t.v show Back Home with the Bradys in 2019.
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