Barton MacLane Overview:

Actor, Barton MacLane, was born Ernest Barton MacLane on Dec 25, 1902 in Columbia, SC. MacLane died at the age of 66 on Jan 1, 1969 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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By shadowsandsatin on Dec 3, 2021 From Shadows and Satin

Perhaps best known to modern audiences as the blustering General Peterson on the hit television comedy I Dream of Jeannie, was better recognized in his heyday as one of the screen?s most enduring heavies. In a film career that spanned decades, MacLane was seen alongside such cinematic... Read full article


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Barton MacLane Quotes:

Barbara Bruce: What's the sense in worrying about something that might not happen?
Cal Bruce: Well, if we worry enough maybe it won't happen.


[Dan offers the Sheriff part of a bribe]
Dan Shelby: Mr. Grover, hadn't you better take some of this?
Sheriff Lloyd Grover: What for?
Dan Shelby: A man can't live without money.
Sheriff Lloyd Grover: I'll you something, son. When it's that kind of money, a man can't live with it.


[Assistant D.A. Paul Revere Smith finally meets his girlfriend's father, who was just released from prison]
Paul Revere Smith: I've been marking my day's off the calendar.
James J. Ryan: Yeah, I've been doin' the same myself.


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Best known to the television generation as General Peterson on "I Dream of Jeannie.".

As he was the regular heavy and bad guy, juveniles started using the term "Don't give me that Barton MacLane", if they felt justly or unjustly being turned off by adults or authorities e.g. Cops, teachers and so on.

He played several musical instruments, including the violin, piano, and guitar. He was a published playwright and author, producing many plays, and starring in 'Black John' on Broadway.

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