DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Barton MacLane (aged 66)
-Actor, playwright, screenwriter (I Dream of Jeannie)
Barton MacLane (December 25, 1902 – January 1, 1969) was an American actor, playwright, and screenwriter. Although he appeared in many classic films from the 1930s through the 1960s, he became best-known for his role as General Martin Peterson on the 1960s NBC television comedy series I Dream of Jeannie, with Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman.
DEATH: MacLane died of double pneumonia on New Year’s Day, 1969 in Santa Monica, California. He was buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.