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Barbara Eden pays tribute to late 'I Dream of Jeannie' co-star Bill Daily

By Karen Butler
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Barbara Eden paid tribute on Twitter to her "I Dream of Jeannie" co-star Bill Daily, who recently died at the age of 91. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/137251d8845d7462eb4e32df422d4904/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
Barbara Eden paid tribute on Twitter to her "I Dream of Jeannie" co-star Bill Daily, who recently died at the age of 91. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 9 (UPI) -- 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.

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