If you’re wondering what happened to Barbara Feldon (best known as Agent #99 on the NBC-CBS series. “Get Wise”) The iconic actress continues to be active as she has just written her second book, which has a personal look at her life from her days growing up near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The book chronicles a modeling career that took her around the world, a one-time marriage that really had its ups and downs, and we even get a glimpse of a day of filming the beloved small-screen spy series that became hugely popular. in the mid to late 60s and is STILL shows in syndication to this day (check cable TV listings for time and channel).
(Cover image of Get Smarter: A Memoir courtesy of Amazon.com)
“Get Smarter: A Memoir” is a truly fascinating book that I found interesting and informative in nature as I got to know Barbara in a more unique way after reading the book, which also includes a commemorative section of photographs from Barbara’s personal collection. We have since reunited after four years when we met at the end, BIG Larry Storch’s 95th birthday celebration in Manhattan. Order a copy by clicking here.
(“Living alone and loving it,” book cover courtesy of Amazon.com)
Another worth reading is Barbara’s first literary work. “Living alone and loving it” which was written years before the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world as it offers a number of valuable tips for those living a “solitary” lifestyle as her own experience was written down on paper with advice on how you you can improve your own situation. in this complex world we live in. Moral of the story: you STILL matter in more than one way.
Here is a candid shot of the “Dynamic duo CONTROL”, where Barbara is next to the iconic Don Adams (aka Maxwell Smart). We invite you to visit Barbara’s website as you will be able to purchase both of these fantastic books along with everything related to Barbara. it TRUTH an honor, a blessing and a badge of honor to be associated with her one on one as my favorite television spy has been an important part of my life since 1965 and I can proudly call her “my friend” in life. Again, “Thank you, Barbara.” You are simply the best!”
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