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Barbara Eden

 
Bio:
Barbara Eden is one of America's most endearing and enduring stars. Her "I Dream of Jeannie" NBC Television series, launched in 1965, became an instant hit. The network series ran for five seasons (139 episodes) and has been airing continuously on cable and in syndication in the United States and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Barbara Eden is one of America's most endearing and enduring stars. Her "I Dream of Jeannie" NBC Television series, launched in 1965, became an instant hit. The network series ran for five seasons (139 episodes) and has been airing continuously on cable and in syndication in the United States and ... (read complete bio)
 

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Barbara Eden Biography

Barbara Eden is one of America's most endearing and enduring stars. Her "I Dream of Jeannie" NBC Television series, launched in 1965, became an instant hit. The network series ran for five seasons (139 episodes) and has been airing continuously on cable and in syndication in the United States and abroad for over 40 years.

Crown Archetype, a division of Random House, has recently published Barbara's memoir JEANNIE OUT OF THE BOTTLE, which debuted at number 14 on the New York Times Best Seller List.
It is also on Australia's Best Seller List, published there by HarperCollins, Inc. The autobiography chronicle's Eden's colorful life and remarkable Hollywood career that spans more than 50 years.

One of Hollywood's busiest actresses, Barbara filmed a starring role in "Always and Forever," a movie for the Hallmark Channel, which aired multiple times during 2009. On the road, she hosted productions of "Ballroom with a Twist," the new groundbreaking show that stars rotating celebrity emcees and dancers from "Dancing with the Stars." Barbara has also appeared recently in a recurring role in Lifetime's "Army Wives" TV series; guest-starred on ABC's "George Lopez"; enacted a recurring role on "Sabrina: The Teenage Witch"; toured nationally in Neil Simon's female version of "The Odd Couple"; and starred on-stage with Hal Linden and separately with Larry Hagman in "Love Letters" which toured in major cities in the United States. During 2012, Barbara appeared on stage at The New Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri in the play "Social Security," which had a month long run in Jacksonville Florida in summer of 2014.

During her long career, Barbara has starred in 25 feature films, five network TV series, 19 top-rated network made-for-television movies and headlined at many of the major hotel resorts and casinos including Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City and Las Vegas. She also was the star attraction at the MGM Grand, Caesar's Palace and Harrah's, as well as on concert stages and in legitimate theaters across the country.

People Magazine named Barbara "One of America's 200 Greatest Pop Icons of the 20th Century." She has also been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7003 Hollywood Boulevard near the front of the world famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre; named one of TV Guide's Most Popular Comedy Stars and has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Broadcasters Hall of Fame, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, and the TV Land Television Network.

To celebrate the 2002 Yuletide season, responding to an invitation from President Bush, Barbara journeyed to Washington D.C. and sang "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" at the annual White House "Lighting of the National Christmas Tree" event where she also hosted the show and pageant with President and Mrs. Bush for an audience of 6,000 cheering fans on the Elipse near the White House.

Barbara has been featured in TV commercials for Old Navy, AT&T, and she introduced the LEXUS SUV, which was later named Car of the Year by Motor Trend Magazine.

On stage, Barbara toured in the national touring musicals "Sound of Music" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." In the latter production, she played Lorelei Lee, the character created on Broadway by Carol Channing and performed by Marilyn Monroe in the 20th Century Fox film version. She appeared on stage in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," "Same Time Next Year," "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," and the female version of "The Odd Couple."

Also a movie star, Barbara starred in over 20 feature films at 20th Century Fox, MGM, Columbia Studios, and Universal Studios. Films included "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea," "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm," "The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao," and "Flaming Star," as Elvis Presley's leading lady.

Performing for over five decades, Barbara starred on more than 50 variety TV shows including 21 Bob Hope specials. During the Persian Gulf war, she traveled with Hope to the middle-east to perform for the combat troops and then continued on with Hope in a whirlwind eight-day around-the-world USO tour entertaining servicemen during the Christmas season.

When there is time in her crowded schedule, she works actively on behalf of numerous charities including The Trail of Painted Ponies Breast Cancer Research, American Cancer Society, the Wellness Community, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the March of Dimes, the American Heart Association, Save the Children and Childhelp USA.

Born in Tucson, AZ, and raised in San Francisco, Barbara resides with her architect/real estate developer husband Jon Eicholtz in the Benedict Canyon area of Beverly Hills with their dog, Djinn Djinn, an adorable, chocolate brown, Australian born Labradoodle.




Barbara Eden News

ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG to Launch 2022-23 Natio Photo ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG to Launch 2022-23 National Tour Next Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

All Things Equal ‚Äď The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new play by multiple-Tony Award winning playwright Rupert Holmes, will launch its 16 city, 2022-2023 National Tour on Oct. 5th in St. Petersburg, FL. ¬†

Actors Theatre Of Indiana Opens 2022-2023 Season With NUNSENSE Photo Actors Theatre Of Indiana Opens 2022-2023 Season With NUNSENSE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

Actors Theatre of Indiana¬†has¬†announced casting for¬†the first show in¬†their 2022-2023 season ‚Äď NUNSENSE: A musical.¬†

Barbara Eden, George Chakiris, Margaret O'Brien, and Debbie Wileman Join DANCE TO THE Photo Barbara Eden, George Chakiris, Margaret O'Brien, and Debbie Wileman Join DANCE TO THE MOVIES at La Mirada
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts ¬†announced that¬†additional talent has signed on to its upcoming special event¬†DANCE TO THE MOVIES, featuring just-added special guest appearances by Hollywood icon Barbara Eden (‚ÄĚI Dream Of Jeannie‚ÄĚ), Academy Award winners George Chakiris (West Side Story) & Margaret O‚ÄôBrien (Meet Me in St. Louis), and recording artist Debbie Wileman (who will perform a stunning tribute to Judy Garland).¬†¬†

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

LOVE LETTERS Returns To CVPA Ballroom For Valentine's Day Weekend Photo LOVE LETTERS Returns To CVPA Ballroom For Valentine's Day Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

'Love Letters,' the timeless play by A.R. Gurney, will be presented for two dinner performances Saturday Feb. 12 in the ballroom at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, Ind. Directed by William Pullinsi, 'Love Letters' will star Philip Potempa, noted newspaper columnist for Chicago Tribune Media Co. opposite actress and comedienne Jeannie Rapstad.

Photos: Preview 20 Iconic Designs from THE ART OF BOB MACKIE- Available Now! Photo Photos: Preview 20 Iconic Designs from THE ART OF BOB MACKIE- Available Now!
by Team BWW - Dec 14, 2021

Cher, Carol Burnett, Bette Midler, P!nk, Tina Turner, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Angela Lansbury, Diana Ross, Beyoncé, RuPaul, and Madonna...what do they all have in common? All have been dressed by Bob Mackie.

BWW Interview: Victoria Gordon Doesn't Need a Label Photo BWW Interview: Victoria Gordon Doesn't Need a Label
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 8, 2021

With a touch of class she inherited from her show-business family and a keen eye and ear for what both physically present and socially distant audiences might want, the multitalented Gordon is a force to be admired.

BETTY WHITE'S PET SET The Complete Series Will Be Available on DVD Photo BETTY WHITE'S PET SET The Complete Series Will Be Available on DVD
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 16, 2020

BETTY WHITE’S PET SET, a long-unseen series created by and starring the sitcom legend, will make its debut on digital platforms and DVD on February 23, 2021. Celebrating the show’s 50th anniversary, BETTY WHITE’S PET SET will be released by MPI Media Group in partnership with Darren Wadyko Media and Albets Enterprises.

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts Presents Performance Of LOVE LETTERS Benefi Photo The Center for Visual and Performing Arts Presents Performance Of LOVE LETTERS Benefiting The Caring Place Of NWI
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, will showcase one exclusive performance of the Pulitzer Prize nominated play by A.R. Gurney 'Love Letters' at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2.

University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance Announces 78 Students to Receive A Photo University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance Announces 78 Students to Receive Awards and Scholarships
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2020

The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance has announced 78 students as recipients of its year-end awards and scholarships

Barbara Eden Videos

VIDEO: Barbara Eden Talks About Going on Tour with the Play LOVE LETTERS VideoVIDEO: Barbara Eden Talks About Going on Tour with the Play LOVE LETTERS
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2019

On today's episode of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Barbara Eden stops by to talk about going on tour with the play 'Love Letters!'

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: At the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame with Kristin Chenoweth, the Go-Go's and Pink Martini!
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - Jun 28, 2014

In True Hollywood, stars-studded fashion, BWW TV Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana captured LA's first official day of summer at the historic, world renowned Hollywood Bowl where an audience of 18,000 celebrated the landmark's 93rd season and 15th Annual Hall of Fame to which the delicious concoction of Pink Martini, pop icons the Go-Go's, and Broadway mega star and American treasure Kristin Chenoweth were honored and inducted.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kristin Chenoweth and Lea Michele Perform 'For Good' at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl hosted its 15th Annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert last night, June 21, featuring Hall of Fame inductees Emmy and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth, iconic all-female band The Go-Go's, and the eclectic band Pink Martini. Presenters included Oscar and Emmy winner Helen Hunt, Grammy-nominated singer Natasha Bedingfield, Hollywood icon Barbara Eden, actress/comedienne Carol Burnett, and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, as well as a special guest appearance by Lea Michele.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Rats & Pigs on Season Premiere of TLC's MY CRAZY OBSESSION!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 8, 2013

Where can you find 19 pet rats that are treated like children, a grandmother with over 6,000 pig items, a 5 year-old who can lift more than double her body weight and a man who gives mermaid Ariel a run for her money? Season two of TLC's hit series MY CRAZY OBSESSION, premiering Wednesday, April 3 at 10 PM ET/PT.

STAGE TUBE: Barbara Eden to Host BALLROOM WITH A TWIST, 1/19-1/24
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2009

Who better to offer audiences a magical evening of entertainment than Barbara Eden, who will host the highly anticipated production of Ballroom with a Twist. A brilliant new dance production that rings in the New Year at the DuPont Theatre January 19-24, 2010.