Barbara Eden memoir due in 2011
75-year-old 'Jeannie' star to dish about Presley, Monroe
American actress Barbara Eden, famed for her starring role in the hit 1960s TV series "I Dream of Jeannie," is writing a tell-all memoir about her career in Hollywood, the Crown Publishing Group said on Tuesday.
The memoir, called "Jeannie out of the Bottle," will be published next year, detailing Eden's on- and off-screen life with celebrities including Elvis Presley, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball and her "Jeannie" co-star Larry Hagman.
"Like Jeannie, I've been bottled up long enough -- it's time for me to pop the cork and talk about the amazing people I've been fortunate enough to meet along the way, and the highs and lows of my everyday living," Eden said in a statement.
The 75-year-old Arizona-born actress gained stardom from the TV show playing the beautiful 2000-year-old female genie who falls in love with an astronaut, played by Hagman.
The series aired between 1965 and 1970 and produced 139 episodes and has been widely rerun on cable TV and in syndication throughout the world.
Eden has also appeared regularly on stage in musicals and plays as well as films and guest appearances on other television shows.
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