The retired American actress, Yvette Mimieux is known for appearing in several TV series and films and she also has been nominated for three Golden Globe Award for her performances. She was born on 8th January in 1942 in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. Her parents are Rene Mimieux and Maria Montemayor. She is of Mexican and French descent.
She made her first acting appearance in 195 with the television show, Yancy Derringer. She made her feature film debut in 1960 with the film, The Time Machine. She also appeared in Platinum High School that was produced by MGM. She guest-starred in Mr. Lucky. She also was cast in the expensive flop film, Four Horseman of the Apocalypse in 1961.
She played a small role in the film, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm in 1963. She also guest-starred in two episodes of Dr. Kildare. She made a cameo in Looking for Love in 1964. She was cast in the critically acclaimed film, The Picasso Summer.
She played one of the lead roles in the short-lived television series, The Most Deadly Game from 1970-1971. In 1973, she appeared in the science-fiction film, The Neptune Factor. She made a pilot for a television sitcom, Bell Book and Candle in 1976 but it wasn’t picked up. In 1982, she appeared in the television film, Forbidden Love.
She also had a supporting role in another television film, The Fifth Missile in 1986. Her last film was Lady Boss in 1992 and then, she took retirement. From 1972-1985, she was married to Stanley Donen. Later in 1986, she married Howard Ruby.