Barbara eden i love lucy
As a teenager, Barbara Eden then known as Barbara Huffman sang in both church choirs and nightclubs in her hometown of San Francisco. She attended to Abraham Lincoln High with the elder Vince Guaraldi, the Peanuts pianist, so it's wonderful to think of two young musicians together, even if he was a senior and she a freshman. Two years after her graduation, she was chosen as Miss San Francisco It seemed only a matter of time before Hollywood would come knocking. Five years later, in fact, Eden landed her first movie role.
How old am I: 54
Color of my hair: Long thick strawberry-blond hair
What is my figure type: My figure type is quite thin
What I prefer to listen: Latin
It's crazy to imagine what would've happened if Barbara Eden had met Lucille Ball just a little bit sooner. According to Eden in an interview with Foxit would've been the difference between her ing with Fox to do I Dream of Jeannie or going with Desilu to do, well, who knows what she and Lucy would've dreamed up? Eden describes her first encounter with Lucy over 60 years ago in It was the third job I had in Los Angeles and she was so good to me.
She asked me to take it off and the next thing I knew, she was sitting there putting sparkling things all over it, just to make it look better," Eden told Fox in October She was just so wonderful and so talented. She wanted to me to a contract because she believed in comedy and thought I had a great bent for that. But at the time I had already tested at Fox, and I received the phone call while I was on the set.
They picked up my option and so, instead of Lucy, I went to Fox. Good thing Lucy's onscreen comedic jealousy of the young star she personally primped was perfectly priceless. Prev Article Next Article.