16 Facts About Barbara Bain


Barbara Bain was born on Mildred Fogel; September 13,1931 and is an American actress.

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Barbara Bain is best known for her role as Cinnamon Carter on the action television series Mission: Impossible, which earned her three Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as a Golden Globe Award nomination.

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Barbara Bain starred as Dr Helena Russell on the British-Italian coproduction science fiction television series Space: 1999.

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Barbara Bain was born Mildred Fogel in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants.

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Barbara Bain graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

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Still uninspired Barbara Bain entered the Theater Studio to study acting, first under Curt Conway, then Lonny Chapman.

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Barbara Bain's first acting role was in Paddy Chayevsky's play Middle of the Night, which embarked on a national tour in October 1957.

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Barbara Bain appeared in the 1966 final episode of the series alongside Van Dyke.

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Barbara Bain won three consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Dramatic Actress for her performances in 1967,1968, and 1969, in addition to a Golden Globe Award nomination in 1968.

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Barbara Bain reprised her character in a 1997 episode of Diagnosis: Murder.

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Barbara Bain starred opposite Landau again in the science-fiction TV series Space: 1999, as Dr Helena Russell, and the made-for-TV film The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island.

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Barbara Bain guest-starred in the October 29,1985, episode of Moonlighting, playing Emily Greydon.

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Barbara Bain appeared in My So-Called Life, playing Angela Chase's grandmother in one episode.

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In 1998, Barbara Bain appeared in the Walker, Texas Ranger episode "Saving Grace", as the mother superior.

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Barbara Bain married actor Martin Landau in 1957; they divorced in 1993.

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Barbara Bain suffers from claustrophobia, which the writers of Mission: Impossible incorporated into her character on the show in the episode "The Exchange".

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