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Barbara Eden ACTOR


Barbara Eden was born on August 23rd 1934 in Tucson, Arizona with the birth name Barbara Jean Moorhead.  Her parents divorced when she was three and her mother moved the family to San Francisco, California and later remarried.  During High School at Abraham Lincoln in San Francisco, California she was part of the cheerleading squad and was also involved in singing. 
As a child she would sing in the church choir and by the age of fourteen she was singing in local bands making some extra money to help the family financially.  When she was sixteen she joined the Actors Equity and studied singing at the Conservatory of Music in San Francisco.

She graduated from high school in 1949 and enrolled in college at the City College of Theatre in San Francisco.  In 1951, she won the title of Miss San Francisco.  She soon moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of a career as an actress.
Barbara began with making appearances on such television shows as, "The Johnny Carson Show", "The West Point Story", "Highway Patrol", "Burke's Law", "Private Secretary", "I Love Lucy", "The Millionaire", "Father Knows Best", "December Bride", "The Lineup", "The Virginian" and "The Rogues" amongst many others.
Eden also did a total of fifty two episodes on, "How To Marry A Millionaire" sharing the spotlight with Merry Anders, Lori Nelson and Lisa Gaye which was based on the 1953 film of the same name which starred Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall, and is most remembered for her role on, "I Dream of Jeanie" (1965) co-starring Larry Hagman, playing the Genie in the bottle.  Barbara also did a number of film appearances such as, "Back From Eternity" (1957) starring alongside Robert Ryan, Rod Steiger, Anita Ekberg, Gene Barry, Harold J. Stone, Phyllis Kirk, Jesse White, Adele Mara, Beulah Bondi, Jon Provost, Keith Andes, Tristram Coffin and Fred Clark which was her film debut, "Harper Valley PTA" (1978) starring with Nanette Fabray and Ronny Cox, "A Private's Affair" (1959) starring Sal Mineo and Christine Carere and "Flaming Star" (1960) with Elvis Presley, Steve Forrest, Dolores del Rio, John McIntire, Ford Rainey, Richard Jaeckel and Karl Swenson.   
Barbara Eden has married three times.  Her first marriage was to actor Michael Ansara from 1958 through 1974.  The couple and one child together, Matthew, before she then married, Charles Donald Fegert from 1977 through 1983.  Her third marriage was to Jon Eicholtz whom she is still married to today.  She lost her only son at the age of thirty five to a drug overdose.
Eden was inducted into the California Broadcasting Hall of Fame in a special ceremony July 18, 2003 and was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Her latest project was releasing a memoir called, "Jeannie Out of the Bottle" which discusses Eden's public and private tragedies that came along with Hollywood fame.  The book was just released April 5th, 2011.  


2009 Always and Forever 
2007 Army Wives 
2007 George Lopez
2003 Carolina 
2002-2003 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
2003 Teamo Supremo
2003 Loco Love 
1998 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
1996 A Very Brady Sequel 
1996 Nite Club Confidential 
1996 Dead Man's Island
1994 Eyes of Terror 
1993 Visions of Murder 
1991 I Still Dream of Jeannie 
1991 Hell Hath No Fury 
1990-1991 Dallas  
1991 Her Wicked Ways 
1990 Opposites Attract 
1989-1990 A Brand New Life
1989 Your Mother Wears Combat Boots 
1988 The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick
1987 The Stepford Children 
1985 I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later 
1984 Woman of the Year 
1984 Chattanooga Choo Choo 
1981-1982 Harper Valley
1981 Return of the Rebels
1980 Condominium 
1979 The Girls in the Office 
1978 Harper Valley P.T.A. 
1977 Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model?
1976 The Amazing Dobermans
1976 How to Break Up a Happy Divorce 
1975 Let's Switch
1974 Out to Lunch 
1974 The Stranger Within 
1973 Guess Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? 
1973 The Barbara Eden Show 
1973 The Toy Game 
1972 The Woman Hunter 
1971 A Howling in the Woods 
1971 The Feminist and the Fuzz 
1965-1970 I Dream of Jeannie
1970 Howdy 
1967 Off to See the Wizard
1967 Kismet 
1965 The Rogues
1965 Slattery's People
1963-1965 Burke's Law
1963-1964 8:50 AM 6/16/20116Rawhide
1964 The Virginian
1964 Ride the Wild Surf 
1964 The New Interns 
1964 The Brass Bottle 
1964 7 Faces of Dr. Lao 
1964 Route 66
1964 The Confession 
1963 Dr. Kildare 
1963 The Yellow Canary 
1962 Saints and Sinners
1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon 
1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 
1962 Cain's Hundred
1962 Target: The Corruptors
1962 The Andy Griffith Show
1961 Adventures in Paradise
1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 
1961 All Hands on Deck 
1961 Swingin' Along 
1960 Flaming Star 
1960 From the Terrace 
1960 Twelve Hours to Kill 
1957-1959 How to Marry a Millionaire
1959 A Private's Affair 
1958 The Lineup
1958 Father Knows Best
1957 December Bride
1957 Bachelor Father
1957 Gunsmoke
1957 Perry Mason
1957 The Wayward Girl
1957 Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
1957 Crossroads 
1957 Bailout at 43,000 
1957 The Millionaire
1957 I Love Lucy
1957 Highway Patrol
1956 West Point
1956 Back from Eternity     

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