Ivan Bonar
Ivan Bonar
Ivan Bonar in the 1960s
General Information:
Sex: Male
Date of birth: (1924-10-31) 31 October 1924 (age 92)
Born in: New London, Iowa
Died: (1988-12-08) 8 December 1988 (age 28)
Died in: Los Angeles, CA
Series/character information
Appeared on/in: I Dream of Jeannie
Character played/
Appeared as:
Voice announcer for "This Is Murder" in Season 1

Ivan Bonar (31 October 1924 - 8 December 1988) was the voice of the announcer in the Season 1 episode of I Dream of Jeannie titled "This Is Murder".

Life and career

A vaunted character actor, Ivan appeared in many films like Night of the Quarter Moon (1959), Air Patrol and Womanhunt (1962), Gable and Lombard (1976), MacArthur (1977) as Lt. Gen. Richard K. Sutherland, and the 1983 Made-for-TV movie Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess as Director Howard Hawks.

Bonar is perhaps better known for his career in television, as he guest starred in episodes of many hit TV series such as The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, McHale's Navy, Dennis the Menace, the ABC-TV version of My Three Sons, I Dream of Jeannie, The Partridge Family, and Ironside, among many other appearances which continued into the 1980's, on such shows as Dallas, Dynasty, and Hart to Hart. From 1966-71, and then 1973 to 1979, he had a recurring role as Chase Murdock on the ABC-TV daytime soap opera series General Hospital.


Ivan Bonar passed away in 1988 in Los Angeles.

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