On January 17, Yvette Mimieux, well known for her role in the film The Time Machine from 1960, passed away. She had reached the age of 80. A member of her family has confirmed to Deadline that she has passed away. It wasn’t until Tuesday morning that her body was found, and investigators believe that she passed away quietly while sleeping. Mimieux had just celebrated her 80th birthday a few days before the Monday she passed away. The late actress was adored by many people, including her husband Howard F. Ruby, her siblings Edouard and Gloria, and her stepchildren Steven, Michael, Donna, Josh, and Mark.
All of these people will miss the actress dearly. The 1960s and 1970s were the most fruitful years of Mimieux’s career because that was when she was cast in a lot of groundbreaking science fiction movies. The Neptune Factor and The Black Hole featured her as a cast member. The actress also achieved global popularity because of the film Where the Boys Are, which was released in 1960.
Yvette Mimieux’s net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Yvette Mimieux has a net worth of $5 million. Most of the actress’s wealth was accumulated throughout her acting career, which spanned 36 years and, later, real estate efforts. The native of California is one of the contestants who advanced to the tournament’s championship round. She was the one who rock & roll legend Elvis Presley chose.
According to IMDb, she made her acting debut in the film A Certain Smile in 1958, but she was not given any credit for her role in the production. There is speculation that she made her acting debut in an episode of Yancy Derringer in 1959. Only two of Yvette Mimieux’s films from the 1960s, Where the Boys Are and The Picasso Summer, are considered among her most well-known works.
As a result of her work in Platinum High School, she was considered a candidate for the Golden Globe Award in the Most Promising Newcomer – Female category. Another nomination went to this actress for her performance in The Most Deadly Game, in which she played the role of Vanessa Smith. The body of work that Mimieux has produced as an actor has earned him three Golden Globe Award nominations. During her lifetime, around 49 works were assigned to Mimieux, of which just two were original compositions by Mimieux herself. She also served as a co-producer on one of her television movies called Obsessive Love.
The native Angeleno ended her acting career in 1992, the same year she had a cameo role in the film Lady Boss. In addition to her experience in anthropology, Mimieux Ruby worked in the real estate industry alongside her husband, Howard F. Ruby, who was also in the real estate industry. It has been reported that she and Ruby were joint owners of a resort in Mexico.