Barbara Bain Biography
Barbara Bain an American film and television actress known for co-starring in the original Mission: Impossible television series in the 1960s as Cinnamon Carter as well as in the 1970s TV series Space: 1999 as Doctor Helena Russell.
She earned her first role as an actress in Paddy Chayevsky’s play Middle of the Night, which embarked on a national tour in October 1957.
Barbara Bain Age
Bain was born on September 13, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Barbara Bain Career
Bain’s earliest television appearances included CBS’s Tightrope alongside Mike Connors as well as three ABC series: The Law and Mr. Jones with James Whitmore, Adventures in Paradise with Gardner McKay, and Straightaway alongside Brian Kelly and John Ashley.
After a recurring role as David Janssen’s romantic interest in Richard Diamond, Private Detective in the year 1959, she guest-starred as Madelyn Terry in a 1960 episode of Perry Mason, “The Case of the Wary Wildcatter”. In the year 1963, Bain starred as Rob Petrie’s soon-to-be ex-fiancee in The Dick Van Dyke Show, in the episode “Will You Two Be My Wife?” as well as in 1964 played the role of Elayna Scott in “The Case of the Nautical Knot”.
She guest-starred with series star Jerry Van Dyke in an episode of My Mother The Car, which also featured Avery Schreiber’s recurring role of Captain Bernard Manzini in 1965. Also, she appeared in the 1966 final episode of the series alongside Van Dyke.
Bain appeared—alongside her husband, Martin Landau—in the major role of Cinnamon Carter in Mission: Impossible between 1966 and 1969. She won three consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Dramatic Actress for her performances in the years 1967, 1968, and 1969, in addition to a Golden Globe Award nomination in 1968. Bain reprised her character in a 1997 episode of Diagnosis: Murder.
She guest-starred in the October 29, 1985, episode of Moonlighting, performing the role of Emily Greydon. She played opposite Landau again in the science-fiction TV series Space: 1999 (1975 to 1977), as Dr. Helena Russell, as well as the made-for-TV film The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan’s Island in 1981.
Bain also starred in My So-Called Life, playing the main character Angela Chase’s grandmother in one episode. Other appearances include “Matryoshka”, an episode of the year 1990s science-fiction series Millennium.
Bain performed in the Walker, Texas Ranger episode “Saving Grace”, as the mother superior in 1998. She had a minor role in one episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (“Living Legends”) in 2006. Co-starring alongside her daughter Juliet Landau in 2008, Bain voiced the character of Verdona Tennyson in “What Are Little Girls Made Of?”, an episode of Ben 10: Alien Force.
Bain was honored with the 2,579th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard on April 28, 2016. Lifelong friends Edward Asner and Dick Van Dyke were on hand to speak as well as assist in the unveiling of the star.
Barbara Bain Net Worth
Bain has an estimated net worth of $1million.
Barbara Bain Mission Impossible
Bain appeared alongside her then-husband, Martin Landau—in the major role of Cinnamon Carter in Mission: Impossible from 1966 to 1969. For her performance in 1967, 1968, and 1969, she won three consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Dramatic Actress in addition to a Golden Globe Award nomination in 1968.
Barbara Bain 2018
Bain was nominated for the Madrid International Film Festival, ES; Best Lead Actress in a Short Film Reconnected (2018).
Barbara Bain Space 1999
Bain and her then-husband Martin Landau starred in the British-Italian science-fiction television program Space: 1999 that ran for two seasons and originally aired from 1975 to 1977. The couple had previously appeared together in Mission: Impossible.
Barbara Bain Movies and TV Shows
- Mission: Impossible 1966 – 1973
- Space: 1999 1975 – 1977
- Richard Diamond, Private Detective 1957 – 1960
- Murder Once Removed 1971
- American Gun 2002
- Alien Attack 1976
- Destination Moonbase Alpha The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan’s Island 1981
- Cosmic Princess 1982
- Skinheads 1989
- Silver Skies 2015
- Forget Me Not 2009
- Panic 2000
- Gideon 1999
- A Summer Without Boys Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales 2003
- Journey Through the Black Sun Don’t Go Near the Park 1979
- Haunted Echoes 2008
- Savage 1973
- Reconnected 2018
- Trust Me 1989
- Mission: Impossible vs. the Mob 1968
- Pacific Edge 2015
- Match Made 2012
- Goodnight, My Love 1972
- Nothing Special 2010
- Trapped! 2006
- Animals with the Tollkeeper 1998
- Lost Music 2014
- The Matchmaker 2018
- Dry Martini 1998
- Bel Air 2000
- On the Rocks 2020
- The Mama Cass Television Program 1969
- The Cosmic Princess Grace 2015
Barbara Bain Height and Weight
Bain stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.76 m or 176 cm and weighs 120 lbs (55 kg).
Barbara Bain Education
Bain joined University of Illinois and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She then moved to New York City, where she studied alongside Martha Graham.
Barbara Bain Family
Bain was born to Russian Jewish immigrants, more information about her parents are not known to the public. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Barbara Bain Husband Martin Landau
Bain married Martin Landau, actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonis in 1957 and divorced in 1993. Together have two daughters; actress Juliet Landau and film producer Susan Landau Finch. Landau was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist.
Barbara Bain Ex-Husband Martin Landau Death
Landau died at the age of 89 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, Los Angeles, California on July 15, 2017, where he was shortly hospitalized. The cause of his death was hypovolemic shock brought on by internal bleeding as well as heart disease. Landau was buried at the Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, New York.