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Barbara Eden

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Barbara Eden (born August 23, 1931, height 5' 3¾" (1,62 m)) is an American film, stage, and television actress and singer. She is best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. Eden was born Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, the daughter of Alice Mary (née Franklin) and Hubert Henry Morehead. Her parents divorced when she was three; she and her mother, Alice, moved to San Francisco, where later her mother married Harrison Connor Huffman, a telephone lineman. The Great Depression deeply affected the Huffman family, and as they were unable to afford many luxuries, Barbara's mother entertained the children by singing songs. This musical background left a lasting impression on the actress, who began taking acting classes because she felt it might help her improve her singing. Her first public performance was singing in the church choir, where she sang the solos. When she was 14 she sang in local bands for $10 a night in night clubs. At age 16, she became a member of Actor's Equity. She studied singing at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and acting with the Elizabeth Holloway School of Theatre. She graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco in the Spring Class of 1949 and studied theater for one year at City College of San Francisco. She was then elected Miss San Francisco, as Barbara Huffman, in 1951. Barbara also entered the Miss California pageant, but did not win.

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Aug 23, 1931 In Tucson - Arizona - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Seven Footprints to Satan 1929-01-27
Latest Project:
Series The Stepford Children 2016
Known For
Poster of The Great American Quiz Show
Poster of Mein Zimmer wird zum Harem
Poster of Fünf Wochen im Ballon
Poster of Von der Terasse
Series The Stepford Children Unknown 2016
Series Championship Ballroom Dancing Unknown 2015
Movie Always and Forever Mary Anderson 2009-10-24
Series Out of Jimmy's Head Angela Benedict 2007-09-14
Series Winter Bird Student Newspaper Photographer 2007-09-15
Series Páginas da Vida Augie (Augusta) Poole 2006-07-11
Series Paula's Party Nurse Laura Rogers 2006-09-29
Series TV Revolution Unknown 2004-05-23
Movie Loco Love Jackie 2003-03-16
Movie Seit Otar fort ist Unknown 2003-09-17
Movie Carolina – Auf der Suche nach Mr. Perfect Daphne St. Claire 2003-07-04
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Dead Man's Island Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins 1996-03-05
Movie Die Brady Family 2 Jeannie 1996-08-23
Movie Peter Lorre: The Master of Menace Herself 1996-11-01
Movie Her Wicked Ways Tess O'Brien 1991-01-01
Movie I Still Dream Of Jeannie Jeannie 1991-10-20
Movie Opposites Attract Charlie McKeon 1990-10-16
Movie Wo bitte geht's zum Militär? Brenda Andersen 1989-03-26
Movie The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick Kathy McCormick 1988-08-30
Movie Die Kinder von Stepford Laura Harding 1987-01-01
Movie Predator Unknown 1987-06-12
Series The Great American Quiz Show 1987-08-25
Movie The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Herself 1985-01-01
Movie Die Rückkehr der bezaubernden Jeannie Jeannie 1985-10-19
Movie Return of the Rebels Mary Beth 1981-10-17
Movie The Girls in the Office Lee Rawlins 1979-02-01
Movie Harper Valley P.T.A. Stella Johnson 1978-07-02
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Movie Mit Dobermännern spaßt man nicht 1976-11-24
Series The Sonny & Cher Show Unknown 1976-02-01
Movie Let's Switch! Lacy Colbert 1975-01-08
Series Tony Orlando and Dawn Unknown 1974-12-04
Movie Guess Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? Francine Gregory 1973-10-13
Movie The Woman Hunter Dina Hunter 1972-09-18
Movie The Feminist and the Fuzz Dr. Jane Bowers 1971-01-26
Movie A Howling in the Woods Liza Crocker 1971-11-05
Series Bezaubernde Jeannie Jeannie 1965-09-18
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie Heirate mich, Gauner! Pia Pacelli 1964-05-22
Movie Mein Zimmer wird zum Harem Sylvia Kenton 1964-05-20
Series Burkes Gesetz Unknown 1963-09-20
Movie Fünf Wochen im Ballon Susan Gale 1962-01-01
Series Die Leute von der Shiloh-Ranch Unknown 1962-09-19
Movie Die Wunderwelt der Gebrüder Grimm Greta Heinrich 1962-08-07
Movie Unternehmen Feuergürtel Lt. Cathy Conners 1961-09-06
Movie All Hands on Deck Sally Hobson 1961-03-30
Series Cain's Hundred Unknown 1961-09-19
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
Movie Twelve Hours to Kill Lucy Hall 1960-04-02
Movie Von der Terasse Clemmie Shreve 1960-09-09
Movie Flammender Stern Roslyn Pierce 1960-12-20
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Movie Das gibt's nur in Amerika Katie Mulligan 1959-08-14
Series Tausend Meilen Staub Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Movie Steig aus bei 43000 Blonde with Mike at Nightclub (uncredited) 1957-05-01
Series How to Marry a Millionaire 1957-10-07
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series West Point Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Highway Patrol Unknown 1955-10-03
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series Rauchende Colts Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Vater ist der Beste Unknown 1954-10-03
Series December Bride Unknown 1954-10-04
Movie Tabu 1931-08-01
Movie Seven Footprints to Satan 1929-01-27