She is the third of six children.
Her mother, Beverly Bushfield , was a homemaker, and her father, Thad Harold Harden, was in the military.
In 1983, Henner starred opposite in , directed by.
Thus meeting the standards of the useful-but-often-misleading Bechdel Test.
In 1991 she appeared opposite in as Trudi, a role for which she received a nomination for an American Comedy Award as the Funniest Supporting Female in a Motion Picture.
Barry, Richard Cox, Joe Morton and Lane Smith.
Marilou Henner danced in New York and sheltered her opening Broadway work in Here! She married Michael Brown, a former college classmate, on December 21, 2006, before 100 people in her Los Angeles home.