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.



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

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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:

Steve McBride: [In a self-deprecating way] A fool there was, and here he is!

Burton Hughes: You're quite an entomologist.
Sgt. Archie Dixon: Nope! But I know all about bugs.

Barbara Bruce: [resignedly] You're staying.
Cal Bruce: I guess old Smokestack's right this time. We've handled these diploma boys before, you know. He'll learn soon enough to stay out of our way.
Barbara Bruce: Well... alright. But you've got to promise me one thing. If this man turns out to be impossible, we're leaving. I'm not go to let anyone push you around.
Cal Bruce: Have you ever seen anyone push me around... except you and your mother?

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Barton MacLane Facts
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.

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

Barton had two children, William MacLane and Martha MacLane.

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