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Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden (born Barbara Jean Moorhead in Tucson, Arizona on August 23, 1934) is an American actress.

Eden made her film debut in Back from Eternity (1956), and the following year starred in the television series How to Marry a Millionaire, playing the role Marilyn Monroe had played in the film version. She played supporting roles in films over the next few years before being signed to play the character of Jeannie in the television series I Dream of Jeannie. The show proved to be a huge success, running from 1965 until 1970 and during this time Eden was nominated twice for Golden Globe Awards. She appeared regularly on television after the series was cancelled and starred in the feature film Harper Valley P.T.A. based on the popular country and western song. This led to a Harper Valley P.T.A. series in 1981.

Barbara Eden has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to television at 2003 Hollywood Boulevard.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Barbara Eden Facts

Birth NameBarbara Jean Huffman
OccupationActress
BirthdayAugust 23, 1934 (83)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceTucson, Arizona, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Barbara Eden compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Visions of Terror
The Woman Hunter
I Dream of Jeannie
Harper Valley P.T.A.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea / Fantastic Voyage
7 Faces of Dr. Lao
Flaming Star
From The Terrace
I Dream of Jeannie: The Complete Fifth and Final Season
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