MARILU HENNER, AUTHOR, ACTRESS is an award-winning star of stage, screen and television (TV’s Taxi and Evening Shade, Broadway’s Chicago) and New York Times best-selling author of 7 books dealing with restoring and maintaining health and raising healthy children (Total Health Makeover, Marilu Henner’s 30-Day Total Health Makeover, Healthy Life Kitchen, Healthy Holidays and Healthy Kids to name a few).

These books address her years of being overweight and stifled by bad health and her journey of discovery to good health. They are stories of Marilu’s own trial and error, noting the connections made and compulsions untangled through knowledge, observation, and understanding. It helps us reevaluate our ideas of fitness, debunks the quick-fix diet, and gives us a holistic approach to health that can be maintained for a lifetime. Her philosophy is culled from years of experience, and it is all based on a personal quest to combat unnecessary health risks and adapt an overall “sense” of our body’s needs.

She has co-starred with some of Hollywood’s leading men and worked with some of the best directors in Hollywood and on Broadway. She believes that with good health you can do it all. She has an incredible amount of energy, replenished constantly with good health and compatible habits. It is the key to managing the hectic pace of being Marilu Henner.

Since 1999, Marilu has shared that information with thousands of others making the commitment to health by teaching classes on her website at For 9 years, people have been able to log on and get the complete Total Health Makeover® experience, including information, message boards and even live chats with Marilu and her team of experienced coaches.

MICHAEL BROWN was raised in Utah and educated at the University of Chicago. After many years at sea as a Chief Engineer, he spent ten years running a ship supply company in Rio de Janeiro. Together with his brother and sister-in-law, he began BrownTrout Publishers in 1986, moving back to the states to work out of Los Angeles in 1990. BrownTrout has gone on to become the largest publisher of calendars in the world, with offices in Australia, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Michael met Marilu Henner when they were both first year students at the University of Chicago. They reconnected in 2003, and as chronicled in their book, Changing Normal, have been together ever since. Michael has three children by his first marriage, and four grandchildren. He is also the stepfather to Marilu’s two boys.

What’s next for Marilu? Look for her online at, as well as in the bookstores with several new titles coming soon.

She will speak on Changing Normal: How I Helped My Husband Beat Cancer.


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