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Mother of Juliet Landau and Susan Landau Finch

The first actress in the history of television to be awarded three consecutive Emmy Awards (1967, 1968, 1969).

Presented with the California Lottery's "Hero in Education" Award by actor Kurtwood Smith on "The Big Spin" show on December 18, 2004. The award was for creating an all-volunteer literacy program called "Bookpals" twelve years ago that has now expanded to 21 cities, where over 100,000 children are currently read to each week.

Best remembered by the public for her role as Cinnamon Carter on Mission: Impossible (1966).

Took classes with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio, where she met her future husband, Martin Landau. The couple married in 1957 and eventually relocated to Los Angeles, California.

Studied dance under Martha Graham and worked as a fashion model after moving to New York City.

Received her Bachelor's degree in sociology the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Mother-in-law of Roy Finch.

Is a lifetime member of the prestigious Actors Studio.

Both she and her husband Martin Landau starred on Mission: Impossible (1966) and Space: 1999 (1975).

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6767 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on April 28, 2016.

As of August 2012 was residing in the Miracle Mile area of Los Angeles, California.

As of the passing of (her former husband) Martin Landau in 2017, She is the oldest living cast member of Mission: Impossible (1966).

Peter Lupus of Mission Impossible is also still living.

Her last name means "bath" in French.

No relation to Conrad Bain (of "Diff'rent Strokes" fame), despite a popular misconception.

Stated in an interview, that she refuses to see any of the Tom Cruise-'Mission: Impossible' films (that began in 1996), largely because they're not like the series she starred on.