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Barbara Eden

Star of I Dream of Jeannie and Harper Valley P.T.A.

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 50 years.

Her 2012 memoir Jeannie Out of the Bottle which chronicle’s Eden’s colorful life and remarkable Hollywood career spanning more than 50 years debuted at number 14 on the New York Times Bestseller List.

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 steps from the front of the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre at 7003 Hollywood Boulevard. Eden was 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.

On stage, Barbara starred in the national touring musicals “Sound of Music” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” She has starred 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” and “Love Letters.” In 2015 Barbara toured across the country with “On The Magic Carpet with Barbara Eden,” which featured an interview style retrospective filled with are photos and film clips hosted by Barbara as she takes the audience through her illustrious career.

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.

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Twitter: @Barbara_Eden

11:00 am

Barbara Eden
Sunday May 22, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm