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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 30 August 1927Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bill Daily was born on August 30, 1927 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. He is an actor, known for I Dream of Jeannie (1965), The Bob Newhart Show (1972) and I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later (1985).

Spouse (3)

Becky (1993 - ?) (her death)
Vivian Sanchez (1980 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
Patricia Anderson (3 September 1949 - 3 January 1976) (divorced)

Trivia (10)

Handsome, witty and appealing supporting actor best known for playing Major Healey on I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
His nephew, Dick Daily, is a popular Hollywood reporter for several radio stations in Australia.
Father of J. Patrick Daily.
Daughter Kimberley born in 1959. Son Patrick born in 1957.
During the Korean War, Daily was drafted into the army, sent to Korea and served in an artillery unit. He met actor/musician Dick Contino there and the two would travel to various units giving shows. Contino would sing and play the accordion and Daily, who was an accomplished musician, would play the stand-up bass.
He knew Bob Newhart in Chicago before they were first well-known and 15 years before he joined the cast of The Bob Newhart Show (1972).
He had been writing for comedian Steve Allen when he and his wife adopted a child. His first role on television was on the series Bewitched (1964) where he picked a boy staying with the Stephenses whom they were adopting.
Also known for the role of Howard Borden the divorced neighbor of doctor Bob Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show (1972).
Daughter named Becca with Vivian Sanchez.
Signed autographs at Hollywood Collectors Show in Burbank, California. Semi-retired in Albuquerque, New Mexico. [October 2004]

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