With the energy of a teenager, the wisdom of a sage, and the memory of a super hero, Marilu Henner proudly owns her Greek heritage! Along with starring in over fifty films, seven Broadway shows (including Chicago and last year’s Gettin’ the Band Back Together!), two National Tours (Annie Get Your Gun and Grease), and two hit classic sitcoms, (Taxi and Evening Shade), this five-time Golden Globe Nominee is also a New York Times Best Selling author of ten books on health, parenting, memory, and lifestyle improvement (including Total Health Makeover, Total Memory Makeover, Changing Normal: How I Helped My Husband Beat Cancer!)
Marilu has hosted and executive produced her own nationally syndicated talk shows (Marilu and Shape Up Your Life) and her own radio show, The Marilu Henner Show. As a two-time competitor on Celebrity Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars, Marilu made it to the Final Five and played for The Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and the Alzheimer’s Association. She also competed on the 23rd season of Dancing with the Stars on ABC reaching the quarterfinals.
As one of only twelve people documented with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, Marilu was the subject of a three-part special on 60 Minutes and on 60 Minutes Australia, as well as news programs and newspaper articles around the globe. She also served as the consultant on the CBS series Unforgettable for all four seasons.
Marilu has spoken before Congress on eight occasions on everything from dietary supplements, to women’s cardiovascular disease, to The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act, to deadbeat parents, to funding for Alzheimer’s. Marilu is a keynote speaker throughout the country on topics including memory, diet and fitness, women’s health issues, cardiovascular disease, cancer survival, and child rearing, as well as lifestyle, entertainment, and business organization strategies.
Henner currently co-stars with Candace Cameron Bure in the ongoing Hallmark Murders and Mysteries series Aurora Teagarden written by Charlaine Harris, and they will be shooting movies 13-16 in Vancouver this winter and spring. Also, in 2020, while she works on her eleventh book and workshops her next New York play, she can also be seen all over the country in her one-woman show, A Memorable Evening with Marilu Henner!
Having been chosen as one of the honorees of the Hellenic Charity Ball in 2009, Marilu is thrilled to be emceeing this fabulous biennial evening for the fourth time, giving her the opportunity, once again, to shush the Greeks! OPA!!!