Interview with Barbara Bain
the city as in front of the cameras, Barbara Bain and Martin Landau
were an ideal couple. Heroes of cult series "Mission Impossible"
and "Space 1999". They are amically separated. The mission
of TV Cable Hebdo: to discover and reunite them in Los Angeles ...
Léa Noblet (probably end of 90s)
have now a new house...
sold the great house and I renovated this one while living in it. I
adored all the men who did the work, it was noisy, exciting, just
like making a movie.
been divorced since 1992 but we knew for a long time, about 10 years,
how it would end up. We were successful in keeping the press away
from the divorce. Now our daughters are adults.
lives in San Francisco, is a film maker and producer. She is very
talented. The younger one, Juliet, is an actress and starred in the
last movie of Tim Burton. She lives in Los Angeles. She's pretty and
was cerebral (with a sociology background). But I was a dancer and
when I started in dramatic art I felt at home. In my first audition,
I was selected and I have never stopped working since.
was on the road and the last stop was in California. I was on my
honeymoon with Martin Landau whom I met in a theater course. We were
recently married, each with work, getting established in LA.
maker of the series had written the role for Martin and I, without
realizing it (he told me after) he had written Cinnamon for me, to
which he had given my qualities, such as cinnamon, sweet spices.
knew it was something extraordinary, even though the network found
it would be difficult to follow.
knew it. In those days, there were 27 televised westerns in America
and all the women did not mount on the horse, they only intervened
men from fighting or they were saloon hostesses. Cinnamon Carter was
on equal footing with the men, she was intelligent and responsible.
was superb! The show was meticulously done and we were a team. The
film maker fell in love with me and they spoiled me. My role took
different dimension... I loved that everywhere in the world people
smiled at me, in the airports, people were saying nice things to me.
We were careful with the children, we did not want them photographed.
do not think so. It's something I did. I had a long experience with
marriage (26 years) half good and half not so good. So it's enough.
always see one another?
we talk, but we had long discussions during all those years.
theater. A Long Day's Journey, and Wings, then a
Samuel Beckett, Ah! The Beautiful Days. He had
supervised the production before he died. It is a difficult role,
but to play it at my own risk.
am like a teenager but without anguish. I am at an interesting time
in my life that I had not planned.
To be married forever! It is not expected, but I am adjusting. Now, I am doing only what I want to do, it's rather charming.