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:

[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.

'Bugs' Fenner: You know, that hat on the bed might be bad luck.
Al Kruger: For you or for me?

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

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Barton MacLane Facts
Was an outstanding college football player at Wesleyan University

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.

Barton had two children, William MacLane and Martha MacLane.

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