Yvette Mimieux

Actor, Screenwriter, Producer
Statuesque Yvette Mimieux's film career took off in 1960 with two major parts demonstrating her versatility. In George Pal's version of "The Time Machine," she compelled attention as Weena, a primitive cavewoman in a an ... Read more »
Born: 01/08/1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (41)

Jackie Collins' "Lady Boss" 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The All-Star Salute to Mother's Day 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Mystique 1980 (Movie)

Bianca Ray (Actor)

The Black Hole 1979 (Movie)

Dr Kate McCrae (Actor)

Bell, Book and Candle 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Outside Chance 1977 (Movie)

Dinah (Actor)

Jackson County Jail 1976 (Movie)

Dinah Hunter (Actor)

Journey Into Fear 1975 (Movie)

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Death Takes a Holiday 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

The Neptune Factor 1972 (Movie)

Leah Jansen (Actor)

Skyjacked 1971 (Movie)

Stewardess Thacher (Actor)

The Most Deadly Game 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

The Delta Factor 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Picasso Summer 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

Monkeys Go Home! 1967 (Movie)

Maria Riserau (Actor)

Three in the Attic 1967 (Movie)

Tobey Clinton (Actor)

Doctor Kildare 1963 - 1964 (Tv Show)

Actor

Joy in the Morning 1964 (Movie)

Annie McGairy (Actor)

The Reward 1964 (Movie)

Sylvia (Actor)

Toys in the Attic 1963 (Movie)

Lily Prine Berniers (Actor)

Diamond Head 1962 (Movie)

Sloan Howland (Actor)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1962 (Movie)

Chi-Chi Desnoyers (Actor)

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 1962 (Movie)

The Princess (Actor)

Light in the Piazza 1961 (Movie)

Clara Johnson (Actor)

Platinum High School 1960 (Movie)

Lorinda Nnibley (Actor)

The Time Machine 1960 (Movie)

Weena (Actor)

Where the Boys Are 1959 (Movie)

Melanie (Actor)

Berrenger's (TV Show)

Actor

Black Noon (TV Show)

Actor

Disaster on the Coastliner (TV Show)

Actor

Forbidden Love (TV Show)

Actor

Hit Lady (TV Show)

Actor

Night Partners (TV Show)

Actor

Obsessive Love (TV Show)

Actor

Outside Chance (TV Show)

Actor

Ransom For Alice! (TV Show)

Actor

Snowbeast (TV Show)

Actor

The Fifth Missile (TV Show)

Actor

The Legend of Valentino (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Statuesque Yvette Mimieux's film career took off in 1960 with two major parts demonstrating her versatility. In George Pal's version of "The Time Machine," she compelled attention as Weena, a primitive cavewoman in a an apocalyptic future. Later that year, her appearance as a happy-go-lucky teenager on vacation in the smash hit "Where The Boys Are" garnered her praise as much for her portrayal of a young woman struggling with sexual assault as for her bikini scenes. For the rest of her career, Mimieux struggled to find equally compelling parts that would allow her to show off her dramatic talents as much as her body. While her role as an unjustly imprisoned woman in 1976's exploitation movie "Jackson County Jail" briefly helped revive her big screen popularity, from the 1970s up to the time of her retirement Mimieux concentrated on TV movies, two of which included parts she wrote or conceived for herself. As a remorseless assassin in 1974's "Hit Lady" and a deranged stalker in 1984's dark drama "Obsessive Love," Mimieux finally had the chance to demonstrate her range. After her last appearance in the 1992 TV movie "Lady Boss," Mimieux retired from acting, turning her attention to real estate.

Relationships

Rene A Mimieux

Father

Carmen Mimieux

Mother

Stanley Donen Director

Husband
Married Nov. 4, 1972 Divorced Jan. 13, 1985

Edouard Mimieux

Brother
born in June 1947

Gloria Mimieux

Sister
born in October 1943

Howard Ruby

Husband
married in 1986

Milestones

1992

Last TV role (to date) a supporting part in the NBC miniseries "Jackie Collins' Lady Boss"

1990

Co-starred in "Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception" (NBC)

1986

Appeared in the NBC movie "The Fifth Missile"

1984

Co-produced, provided story for and starred in the CBS movie "Obsessive Love"

1981

Last feature film (to date) "Mystique"

1979

Appeared in "The Black Hole"

1978

Starred in the small screen remake of "Jackson County Jail" titled "Outside Chance" (CBS)

1976

Acted in the independent film "Jackson County Jail"

1975

Portrayed Natacha Rambova in the ABC movie "The Legend of Valentino"

1974

Screenwriting debut with the ABC telefilm "Hit Lady"; also played title role

1972

Cast as a stewardess in "Skyjacked"

1970

Starred in the ABC TV remake of "Death Takes a Holiday"

1969

Reteamed with Bourguignon for "The Picasso Summer"

1969

Had regular role on the ABC series "The Most Deadly Game"

1965

Reteamed with Chamberlain in the feature "Joy in the Morning"

1965

First film with director Serge Bourguignon, "The Reward"

1964

Had memorable guest appearance as a surfer romanced by the title character in the series "Dr. Kildare", starring Richard Chamberlain

1963

Cast as Dean Martin's child bride in "Toys in the Attic"

1962

Portrayed a mentally challenged woman whose mother tries to marry her off in "Light in the Piazza"

1960

Co-starred in "Where the Boys Are"

1960

Film debut in "The Time Machine"

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