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Barbara Bain

Barbara Bain was born in Chicago, graduating from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She then relocated to New York City where she gained work as a dancer and high-fashion model. Ms. Bain studied with Martha Graham, permanently cementing her love of dance; however, it was with Lee Strasberg at the prestigious Actors ... See full bio »

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 2015/V Grace (Short) (completed)
Grace / Grandma
 2015 Pacific Edge (Short)
 2014 Silver Skies
 2014 Lost Music (Short)
 2012 Match Made (Short)
 2010 Nothing Special
 2009/II Forget Me Not
Sister Dolores
 2009 In the Mix (TV Movie)
Ms. Crump
 2009 Political Disasters
 2008 Haunted Echoes (Video)
Lenore Gitchell
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Mrs. Iris Paul
- Living Legend (2006) ... Mrs. Iris Paul
 2006 Trapped! (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Kramer
 2004 Space: 1899 (Video short)
Dr. Helena Russell
 2003 Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (TV Movie)
Judy Utermeyer
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Mrs. March
- Orders (2003) ... Mrs. March
 2000 Bel Air
 2000 Panic
 1999 Millennium (TV Series)
Lilly Unser
- Matryoshka (1999) ... Lilly Unser
 1998 Airtime (Short)
 1998 Dry Martini (Short)
Madame Richaud
 1998 Gideon
 1998 Animals with the Tollkeeper
The Mother
 1998 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Mother Superior
- Saving Grace (1998) ... Mother Superior
 1997 Platform Six (Short)
Madame Harwin
 1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Cinnamon Carter
- Discards (1997) ... Cinnamon Carter
 1994 My So-Called Life (TV Series)
Vivian Wood
- Other People's Mothers (1994) ... Vivian Wood
 1992 Likely Suspects (TV Series)
Buffy Hines-Baldi
- Pilot (1992) ... Buffy Hines-Baldi
 1988-1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ellen Lombard / Nora Morgan
- Unauthorized Obituary (1991) ... Ellen Lombard
- Coal Miner's Slaughter (1988) ... Nora Morgan
 1990 The Spirit of '76
 1989 Skinheads
 1989 Trust Me
Mary Casal
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Julie Barrington
- Barrington (1987) ... Julie Barrington
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Christina Golitsyn
- The Khrushchev List (1987) ... Christina Golitsyn
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Emily Greydon
- My Fair David (1985) ... Emily Greydon
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Julia Huntley
- A Death in the Family (1984) ... Julia Huntley
 1981 The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (TV Movie)
Dr. Olga Schmetner
 1979 Don't Go Near the Park
Patty / Tra / Griffith's Wife / ... (as Barbara Monker)
 1976 Alien Attack (TV Movie)
Dr. Helena Russell
 1973 A Summer Without Boys (TV Movie)
Ellen Hailey
 1973 Savage (TV Movie)
Gail Abbott
 1972 Goodnight, My Love (TV Movie)
Susan Lakely
 1971 Murder Once Removed (TV Movie)
Lisa Manning
 1969 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
- Crime Doesn't Pay But It's Tax Free (1969) ... Newspaperwoman
 1966-1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Cinnamon Carter
- Illusion (1969) ... Cinnamon Carter
- The Vault (1969) ... Cinnamon Carter
- Nicole (1969) ... Cinnamon Carter (credit only)
- Nitro (1969) ... Cinnamon Carter
 1965-1966 My Mother the Car (TV Series)
Frankie / Inge
- Desperate Minutes (1966) ... Frankie
- I'm Through Being a Nice Guy (1965) ... Inge
 1965 Get Smart (TV Series)
- KAOS in CONTROL (1965) ... Alma
 1965 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Gerry Hart
- Young at Heart (1965) ... Gerry Hart
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
 1960-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Elayna Scott / Madelyn Terry
- The Case of the Nautical Knot (1964) ... Elayna Scott
- The Case of the Wary Wildcatter (1960) ... Madelyn Terry
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
- A Woods Full of Question Marks (1964) ... Tutor
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
- The Night the Monkey Died (1964) ... Betty
 1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Lucy Garrison
- The Fenton Canaby Story (1963) ... Lucy Garrison
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Rachel Dent
- By His Own Verdict (1963) ... Rachel Dent
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Cissie Van Osten
- A Touching of Hands (1963) ... Cissie Van Osten
 1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Veronica Vanderheit
- I Was a Spy for the F.O.B. (1963) ... Veronica Vanderheit
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
June Bates
- Hidden Asset (1963) ... June Bates
 1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Anne Munroe
- Two Million Too Much (1963) ... Anne Munroe
 1963 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
- Will You Two Be My Wife? (1963) ... Dorothy
 1962 Straightaway (TV Series)
- The Craziest Race in Town (1962) ... Melody
 1960-1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Martha Peterson
- Nightmare in the Sun (1961) ... Martha Peterson
- Prisoner in Paradise (1960) ... (uncredited)
 1960 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
- Christmas Is a Legal Holiday (1960) ... D.J.
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
- Cold Kill (1959) ... Sandra
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Judy Coyne
- Small Bouquet (1959) ... Judy Coyne
 1959 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
- The Money Game (1959) ... Prudence
 1959 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Donna Raymond
- The Ugly Duckling (1959) ... Donna Raymond
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Karen Wells
- Matador Murder (1959) ... Karen Wells
- Soft Touch (1959) ... Karen Wells
- Body of the Crime (1959) ... Karen Wells
- Pack Rat (1959) ... Karen Wells
- The Sport (1959) ... Karen Wells
 1959 State Trooper (TV Series)
Madge Slausen
- Fiddle Dee Dead (1959) ... Madge Slausen
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Dora Church
- Accentuate the Negative (1959) ... Dora Church
 1958 Harbormaster (TV Series)
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(3/21/67) Appeared on the daytime TV talk show "It's Keene At Noon".

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Alternate Names:

Barbara Monker


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I had a long experience with marriage, half good and half not so good. So it's enough.


Took classes with Lee Strasberg at The Actor's Studio, where she met her future husband, Martin Landau. The couple married in 1957 and eventually relocated to Los Angeles. See more »

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