'I Dream of Jeannie' Actress Barbara Eden Pays Tribute to Late Co-Star Bill Daily

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Bill Daily as Major Roger Healey, Barbara Eden as Jeannie, director Michael Ansara

Barbara Eden took to Twitter this weekend to pay tribute to Bill Daily, the late actor who co-starred with her in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.

"Our favorite zany astronaut, Bill Daily has passed. Billy was wonderful to work with. He was a funny, sweet man that kept us all on our toes. I'm so thankful to have known and worked with that rascal. Until we meet again Billy, xo -B #RIPBillDaily," Eden tweeted Saturday.

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Eden, now 87, played a magical genie, while Daily and Larry Hagman portrayed astronauts on the TV show, which initially ran 1965-70 and has remained popular in re-runs for years.

Daily died Sept. 4, his family confirmed Friday. He was 91. Hagman died in 2012 at the age of 81.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.

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