Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden

Her niece, Mary Michelle Scanlon was born on Sunday, January 18th, 1969.

Her parents divorced when she was 3 and her mother Alice later married Harrison Connor Huffman.

Her step-father, Harrison Connor Huffman was born on Wednesday, November 19th, 1907.

Her uncle, Grandvell Moore Shumaker, was born on Monday, June 1st, 1908.

Measurements: 36B-24-36 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).

Miss San Francisco of 1951.

On Monday, June 25th, 2001, her son Matthew Ansara (with first husband Michael Ansara) died of an accidental drug overdose. He was 35. His body was found in his car in a parking lot off a freeway in Los Angeles.

Owns a chocolate Labradoodle named Djinn-Djinn (The dog is named after Jeannie's dog on "I Dream of Jeannie" (1965)).

Portrayed by Paris Hilton on "American Dreams" (2002).

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

She also double rolled, a few times, as Jeannie, her title roll, and her identical twin sister, Jeannie II, in "I Dream of Jeannie" (1965). Their only differences were opposite personalities and each one's hair color. Jeannie is a blonde and Jeannie II is a brunette.

She did a screen test in May, 1960 for State Fair (1962).

She was inducted into the California Broadcasting Hall Of Fame in a special ceremony July 18, 2003

She was not allowed to show her belly button on "I Dream of Jeannie" (1965) because of NBC's "No Navel Edict".

She's directly descended from American founding father Benjamin Franklin.

Shortly after shooting began on the pilot episode for "I Dream of Jeannie" (1965), it was learned that she was pregnant. Director Gene Nelson invented a shot he playfully called the "ATB" ("Above the Baby"). "Sometimes," he stated, "We'd have to follow Jeannie's arm across the room".

Son, Matthew Ansara, (b. 29 August 1965).

When her son, Matthew Ansara, was 19 months old, she brought him on stage and sang to him while co-hosting "The Mike Douglas Show" (1961).