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Where is Barbara Bain now? Net Worth, Age, Husband, Divorce

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Who is Barbara Bain?

Barbara was born as Mildred Fogel in Chicago, Illinois USA on 13 Septem,ber 1931 – her zodiac sign’s Virgo, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress with close to 100 credits, while she’s probably still known best for her portrayal of Cinnamon Carter in the action crime adventure “Mission: Impossible”, created by Bruce Geller, and in which she starred alongside Peter Graves and Greg Morris. The series follows an elite covert operations unit which takes on only the most sensitive missions, it aired from 1966 to 1973 and won 29 awards, including 10 Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for 39 other awards.

Some of Barbara’s fans are wondering if she’s retired and what she’s doing today; the actress is still active in the film industry, and it’s recently been announced that she’s to appear in the upcoming western movie “Something Happened: The Untold Story of Mice and Men”.

Early life and education

Barbara was raised in Chicago by Russian-Jewish immigrant parents; they came to the US not long before she was born, but nothing else is known about them, because Barbara respects their privacy. It’s widely believed that she’s an only child, not having spoken of any siblings.

Barbara became interested in both dancing and acting while attending a local high school, and was also into sports, while it’s believed that she was a cheerleader during her teenage years.

She matriculated in 1949 and enrolled at the University of Illinois, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1953; Barbara then moved to New York City and studied dancing, with the late American choreographer and modern dancer Martha Graham.

Feeling dissatisfied with dancing, Barbara turned to modeling, and appeared on the cover page of both “Harper’s” and “Vogue”, as well as several less popular magazines, but eventually felt unhappy with modelling too, and began studying acting at the Theater Studio, then at the Actors Studio, at which she was coached by the late Polish-born American actor and acting coach Lee Strasberg.

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Roles in TV series

Barbara made her debut TV series appearance in the 1958 episode “The Captain’s Gun” of the adventure drama “Harbormaster”, and the following years saw her appear in an episode or two of many series, including the drama “State Trooper”, the mystery crime drama “Philip Marlowe”, and the thriller comedy “Mr. Lucky”.

What marked the ‘60s for her, besides her role in “Mission: Impossible”, was her portrayal of Elayna Scott in the critically acclaimed mystery crime drama “Perry Mason”, created by Erle Stanley Gardner, and which starred Raymond Burr, William Hopper and Barbara Hale. It follows the life of a criminal defense lawyer, the series aired from 1957 to 1966 (Barbara Bain was a member of the cast from 1960 to 1964) and won nine awards, including three Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for six other awards.

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Between 1975 and 1977, she starred as Dr. Helena Russell, alongside Martin Landau and Nick Tate, in the science fiction adventure drama “Space: 1999”. It follows the crew of Moonbase Alpha, now that the Moon has been thrown out of orbit by a giant explosion; the series was nominated for an Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Award for Best DVD/Blu-Ray Television Release.

Barbara had only guest roles in the ‘90s, appearing in an episode of the mystery crime drama “The New Mike Hammer”, the mystery comedy drama “Moonlighting”, and the romantic adventure comedy “Scarecrow and Mrs. King”.

She’s since had roles in less than 10 TV series, with some of her most recent having been in the 2008 episode “What Are Little Girls Made Of” of the animated action adventure “Ben 10: Alien Fore” (voice role), the 2016 episode “Exodus” of the drama “Code Black”, and the 2020 episode “Ripple Effect” of the adventure science fiction “Space Command”.

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Roles in movies

Barbara made her debut film appearance in the 1971 mystery thriller drama “Murder Once Removed”, while a couple of her following roles were in the 1972 mystery crime comedy “Goodnight, My Love”, the thriller drama “Savage”, and the romantic war drama “A Summer Without Boys” both in 1973.

Her first notable performance was perhaps in the 1990 science fiction comedy “The Spirit of ‘76”, written and directed by Lucas Reiner, and which starred Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale and Carl Reiner. Set in 2176, the movie follows a magnetic storm which has erased all recorded history, while now three time travelers have to go back in time to 4 July 1776, to retrieve the US Constitution, although they’ve been sent to 1976 by mistake.

A couple of her following roles were in the 1998 romantic fantasy “Animals with the Tollkeeper”, the 1998 drama “Icebergs: The Secret Life of a Refrigerator” and the 2002 drama “American Gun”.

Barbara played Sister Dolores in the 2009 romantic horror thriller “Forget Me Not”, written and directed by Tyler Oliver, and which starred Carly Schroeder, Cody Linley and Brie Gabrielle. It follows the vengeful spirit of a girl who was bullied at school, and who’s now preying on those who’ve matriculated from the high school which she attended.

Three of Barbara’s most recent roles have been in 2018 in the short comedy “The Matchmaker”, and the short drama “Take My Hand”, and the popular 2020 romantic comedy drama “On the Rocks”.

Other credits

Barbara sang three songs in the 1969 episode “Illusion” of the series “Mission: Impossible”.

She received special thanks for both the 2003 movie “Wake”, and the 2012 short film “Sleeping with the Bear”.

Barbara’s been featured in a couple of documentaries, most recently in the 2014 series “Pioneers of Television”, the 2019 short video “Mission to Moonbase Alpha: An Interview with Actress Barbara Bain”, and the 2021 movie “The Dick Van Dyke Show – Celebrating the 60th Anniversary”.

She’s made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, including “Light the Fuse”, “Meet the Biz” and “The Hollywood Moment”.

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Awards and nominations

Barbara’s won nine awards, including three Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series in 1967, ‘68 and ‘69, all for “Mission: Impossible”.

She’s also been nominated for four awards, including a 1968 Golden Globe for Best TV Star – Female, also for “Mission: Impossible”.

Barbara received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 28 April 2016.

Husband and divorce

Barbara’s a rather secretive woman, and has shared only a couple of details about her love life with her fans. She married American actor and producer Martin Landau on 31 January 1957, in a large ceremony attended by their family members and wide circle of friends; Martin appeared in close to 180 movies and TV series, and won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the 1994 biographical comedy movie “Ed Wood”.

Barbara gave birth to their first daughter Susan Meredith Landau, on 13 August 1960, and their second daughter Juliet Rose Landau followed on 30 March 1965; Susan’s today a film writer, producer and director, while Juliet’s an actress, producer and ballerina.

Barbara and Martin divorced in 1993, and he passed away on 15 July 2017, aged 89.

She hasn’t mentioned any men whom she’s perhaps been with since her divorce from Martin, and as of September 2022, Barbara seems to be unattached, was once married to Martin Landau, and has two daughters with him. She’s since revealed that the more than 30 years which she spent married to Martin were more than enough, and that she probably won’t be marrying again.

Hobbies and interesting facts

Barbara suffers from claustrophobia – the fear of small spaces; the writers of the series “Mission: Impossible” used this, and made her character claustrophobic as well.

She’s revealed that she hasn’t seen a single “Mission: Impossible” movie that stars Tom Cruise, as she believes that these films are nothing similar to the eponymous series in which she starred.

She isn’t related to the late Canadian-American actor and comedian Conrad Bain.

Barbara’s travelled all around the world since the launch of her career, but nowadays prefers staying at home over travelling.

She has her own favorite actor and actress, Tom Hanks and Kate Winslet, mostly because her favorite movie genre is romantic comedy; a couple of her favorite films are “Sleepless in Seattle”, “You’ve Got Mail” and “The Terminal”.

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Age, height and net worth

Barbara’s age’s 90. Her hair’s blonde and eyes are blue, her height’s 5ft 9ins (1.76m) and she weighs around 145lbs (66kgs).

Her net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million as of September 2022.

As an Author at Net Worth Post, I guide a dedicated team in the art of revealing the stories behind the world's most influential personalities. Fueled by a relentless curiosity and a knack for uncovering hidden stories, I immerse myself in the intricacies of our subjects' lives, weaving together accurate data and compelling narratives. My involvement spans the entire editorial process, from the seed of research to the final flourish of publication, ensuring that every article not only educates but also captivates and motivates our audience. At Net Worth Post, we are committed to providing thorough investigations into the net worth and life achievements of innovators across diverse sectors such as technology, culture, and social entrepreneurship. My method merges meticulous research with eloquent storytelling, designed to bridge the gap between our readers and the remarkable individuals who redefine our tomorrow. Through spotlighting their journeys to success, the hurdles they've surmounted, and their contributions to society, we aim to give our readers a deep and inspiring insight into the luminaries who are paving the way for progress and ingenuity in the modern era.

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Kaitlyn Leeb’s Wiki: Nationality, Husband, Children, Net Worth

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Who is Kaitlyn Leeb?

Kaitlyn Leeb is a model and actress, who rose to fame portraying Jennifer Doolittle in the Canadian teen drama “Degrassi: The Next Generation”. She’s also had notable roles in the popular TV series “Shadowhunters” and “Heartland”. Kaitlyn was born under the Zodiac sign Gemini on 18 June 1988, in North York, Ontario, Canada, of Irish and Chinese descent. As of 2021, she is 33 years old and holds Canadian nationality.

Early life and Family

Not much information is known about her family, except that her mother was a model. Reportedly, she was brought up by her grandparents, who took care of her and her two siblings after their parents divorced.

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She enjoyed performing and dancing from an early age, and even competed in various competitions during her formative years. When it comes to her education, she obtained a degree in Psychology from York University.

Career Beginnings

Kaitlyn stepped into the world of entertainment by working as a model, and appearing in various print ads and advertisements for several companies and brands such as Dentyne Ice, Fuze fruit drinks, and Virgin Mobile. Additionally, in terms of furthering her modeling career, she won the Miss Chin Bikini Pageant.

Having been in the industry for some time, she decided to test the waters and pursue acting, kicking-off with a minor role in the TV series “Beautiful People” in 2006.

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Three years later, she appeared as Valerie in the drama movie “The Jazzman”, followed by a small part in the TV show “Blue Mountain State”. After a guest appearance in the adventure/fantasy series “Aaron Stone” in 2010, she portrayed Trina in the action/thriller “Locked Down”, opposite Vinnie Jones, Rashad Evans and Tony Schiena.

In 2011, she starred as Bridget in the film “Wrong Turn: Bloody Beginning”, then the following year, her popularity exponentially grew as she landed numerous roles in various projects. She was cast as Dr. Casandra Lee in the comedy-drama series “Heartland”, appearing in 26 episodes of the sixth through 12th season. During the same year she landed her most famed role as, Jennifer Doolittle in the TV series “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, the fourth series in the popular Degrassi franchise.

The show, created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood, was one of the most-watched TV series in Canada, earning various accolades throughout its 14 season run. Kaitlyn also booked some minors roles in short movies and TV series, such as “The L.A. Complex”, “Total Recall”, and “Hail Satan”.

Her other roles

In 2013 she switched from her usual appearances, and starred in two TV movies – “Alive” and “Grave Halloween”. The following year, she scooped various recurring roles in TV series such as “The Republic of Doyle”, “Bitten”, and “Seed”.

After appearing in the movie “Wolves” and “The Hazing Secret” in 2014, she was cast as the recurring character Keira, in the comedy/romance series “Single Ladies”. During the same year, she made a one-episode appearance in the comedy series “Backpackers” and portrayed Lily in the action drama series “Rogue”.

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In 2016 she landed the part of Camille Belcourt, the antagonist in the supernatural drama series “Shadowhunters”, appearing in the seven episodes of the first season. In an interview with a media outlet, she talked about her audition for the show, saying:” I actually auditioned for a couple of roles before landing Camille. As soon as I heard about the show, I was really excited about it. So I prepped her, and I auditioned, and I found out a couple of days later that I booked her. That was the most amazing thing”.

Her portrayal of the former leader of the Brooklyn vampire Clan and Magnus’ ex-girlfriend, earned her exposure and additional popularity among younger audiences. The show, which explores the world of fantasy filled with warlock, shadowhunters and vampires, ran for three seasons, while Caitlyn appeared as a guest in the second season.

She followed up this role by portraying Susan in the horror series “Slasher”, then in 2018 she appeared in several TV movies – “Christmas with a View”, Christmas with a Prince”, and “Christmas with a Prince: Becoming Royal,” and is set to reprise her role as Dr. Tasha in the next installment entitled “Christmas with a Prince: The Royal Baby”.

Her latest roles

In 2020 she was cast as Leah Starnes in the short-lived streaming series “Spinning Out”, followed by one-episode appearances in TV series such as “The Wedding Planners” and “The Crossword Mysteries”. She additionally appeared in the horror movie “Anything for Jackson”, portraying Yolanda opposite Sheila McCarthy and Julian Richings; the film opened to positive reviews from critics.

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Regarding her upcoming projects, she is set to reprise her role as Dr. Tasha in the third installment entitled “Christmas with a Prince: The Royal Baby”.

Caitlyn will portray Jessica in the romance drama “Christmas in the Wilds”, opposite Victor Zinck Jr., which is set to premiere around Christmas 2021. Additionally, she landed another lead role in the comedy-romance “Be Mine, Valentine”, sharing the screen with Brendon Zub which will premiere by the end of 2021.

Personal life

Kaitlyn has been married to the four-year senior equity trader Ted Leeb since 2013. After several years of dating, the couple walked down the aisle on 17 August in a private ceremony. In 2016 they welcomed their daughter named Avery Elizabeth Leeb, and in 2020 another addition to the family, daughter Presley.

Physical stats and Hobbies Charity Work

Kaitlyn is 5ft 4ins tall (164cm), weighs around 120lbs (55kgs) with vital statistics of 32-26-35. Her natural hair is black, further adorned with brown eyes.

She likes to spend her free time with family and friends.

Regarding hobbies, she is a great fan of horse riding and ice-skating.

In the interview with a media outlet, she said that she adores watching documentaries and series about marine life, explaining: I really love that stuff. I don’t know what it is, it is just so fascinating to me that there is this whole other world that we have no idea about. I just like learning about that. I love sharks. Shark week is my favorite week.”

Her favorite show is “River Monsters”.

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Charity Work

With a great passion for philanthropy, Kaitlyn has been serving as the Jakes House National Ambassador since 2018, and often participates in public speaking engagements, as well as communicating with students, families and partners. Jake’s House is a charity that aims to aid and support families living with autism in Canada, by providing various mentoring programs and organizing community events with the goal of bringing people together and socializing. Kaitlyn has been featured in several promotional ads and digital campaigns, and continuously supports the charity’s work, inspiring and motivating others to take action.

What is her net worth?

According to reports, her estimated net worth is around $2 million, acquired largely through her acting career over 15 years.

Is she active on social media?

She is very active on social media; her Instagram account has nearly 80,000 followers, while her Twitter has over 30,000 fans. Kaitlyn often posts family photos, selfies, and news about her current and upcoming projects.

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How old is Miya Cech? Age, Height, Parents, Net Worth, Dating

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Who is Miya Cech?

Miya Cech is a teen actress and model, who rose to fame with her roles in “The Darkest Minds”, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”, and “Always Be My Maybe”. She was born under the Zodiac sign Pisces on 4 March 2007, in Tokyo, Japan. As of 2021, she is 14 years old and holds Japanese and American nationality.

Family, Bio, Wiki

She has been raised by her American adoptive parents ER. Cech and G.Cech in Northern California alongside three siblings Emi Marie, Kai Marie, and Nikko J, who are also adopted. Her older sister, Kai Marie, followed in Miya’s footsteps and launched an acting career as well, so far appearing in “So Close”, Rickard Lovely”, and “Marvelous and the Black Hole”.

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While some children like to keep this type of personal information away from the public eye, Miya is far from that mindset. In her opinion, the fact that she was adopted allows her to use her voice and social platforms to support the adoption community, and reach out to other adopted children. In an interview, she disclosed: “I want adoption to be normalised, some kids need help and homes and families and that is super important for me. Everyone deserves to be loved and have a family and I want to be able to share that and represent that and you know inspire other families to adopt and that’s why it’s big for me.”

Rise to Stardom

She launched her career as a model at the age of four through her parents, featuring in various ads and on catwalks.

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In an interview, she talked about the experience of having started a career at such a young age, Miya saying: ”My parents sacrificed a lot over the years, including just driving me everywhere. For school, though, we have teachers on set in both the modeling world and the acting world. “

She made her TV debut at the age of eight in 2015, appearing in an episode of the action crime series “Hawaii Five 0”. During the same year, Miya guest-starred in the comedy series “The Thundermans” and crime drama series “Hand of God”.

In 2016, Miya portrayed Amy Chen in two episodes of the horror/supernatural series “American Horror Story”, followed by a minor appearance in the short movie “Angeltown”. After starring in the short fantasy movie “Unbound”, she was cast as the recurring character Marigold, in the drama series “American Housewife”, appearing in three episodes.

In 2018 Miya joined the cast as Suzme – “Zu” – in the dystopian superhero film “The Darkest Minds” starring Amandla Stenberg and Harris Dickinson. While many had high expectations considering the popularity of superhero movies in general, it appeared that those expectations weren’t met, as the film opened to an overwhelmingly negative reception and reviews, with criticism aimed at the generic, derivative, and predictable plot. Additionally, it poorly performed at the box office, grossing only $41 million against the $35 million production budget. Despite the movie’s negative reception, Miya’s convincing performance as Zu did not go unnoticed, and she finally started attracting recognition and exposure.

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Her other roles

She made several appearances in 2019, including in the series “Arrow”, the short movie “Viva La Revolucion”, and the comedy romance movie “Always Be My Baby”. She additionally landed the recurring role as Akiko Yamato in the adventure drama series “Are You Afraid of the Dark”, opposite Malia Baker and Bryce Gheisar.

During the same year, she booked the role as Zhen Zhen in the sci-fi adventure movie “Rim of the World”. Even though the movie garnered generally negative reviews, upon premiering it was rated as the most-watched film on the SVOD service in the UK.

Latest roles

In 2020 she was cast in the lead role as “Samantha Sammy” in the space adventure series “Astronauts”, again sharing the screen with Bryce Gheisar.

In an interview, she expressed her excitement over playing Sammy in a series related to space, saying:  “I’ve been really into space ever since I was a little girl, well even younger than I am now, and I’ve kept up with just about every launch that has happened in my 13 years.”

Miya also revealed that the whole crew had the pleasure of talking to the astronaut Chris Cassidy, to prepare for their roles and challenges while filming, she said: ” Chris Cassidy went to the international space station and we got to ask him questions that would help us in the show. We also did movement training; ee had a choreographer and we played this game where we’d push off of each other but we’d have to make it look like we were in zero gravity.”

Despite the positive reviews the series has garnered, it appears that Nickelodeon will not be renewing the show for another season.

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She landed another lead role in 2021, in the coming-of-age drama movie “Marvelous and the Black Hole”, opposite Rhea Perlman. Working with Rhea was a one-of-time experience for Maya, and she has nothing but words of praise.

Additionally, working with the director Kate Tsang gave her insight into the works and process of directing, she said: “I’ve only worked with a couple of Asian-American directors, and because I want to be a director someday, getting to see that and putting myself in their shoes was amazing. It was a really fun project to work on all together.”

She recently partnered with Zigazoo, the fun and social platform for kids, and was featured as a celebrity guest reader of the children’s book entitled “The Eyes that Kiss in the Corners”.

Personal life

Given her young age, it’s too early to talk about any romantic interests.

Physical stats and Hobbies

Her current height is 4ft 6ins (149cm), while her weight is around 78lbs (35kgs). Her natural hair is dark brown, further adorned with brown eyes.

Miya is an active supporter of the Asian-American Girl Club, the fashion and lifestyle brand which aims to redefine the modern Asian-American Woman through normalization and unity. For Miya, it’s highly important to be a part of the club as she aspires to be a role model for Asian American girls, she further explained: “I’m using my voice to inspire people, I’m using my voice to be other people’s voice and reach the hearts of people.

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It’s really just about girl power and Asian-American power and Asian-American girl power.”

What is her Net worth?

Her current net worth is estimated at around $300,000, earned during her career as an actress and model. Given her success in various roles, it’s believed that her wealth will continue to grow.

Is she active on social media?

She is very active on her social media accounts, which are managed by her parents. Her Instagram account has over 400,000 followers, while her Twitter account has nearly 10,000 fans. Miya also uses TikTok, on which she has over 100,000 followers with two million likes.

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