Peter Graves (left) with brother James Arness (whiich I didn't know-checked and its true) during WWII. Peter Graves (born Peter Duesler Aurness; March 18, 1926 – March 14, 2010) spent two years in the United States Army Air Forces near the end of World War II. He was a film and television actor best known for his role in the television series Mission: Impossible.
Mission Impossible CBS 09/66-03/73 The show chronicles the mission of the Impossible Missions Force. The show starred Peter Graves as Jim Phelps, Barbara Bain as Cinnamon Carter, Greg Morris as Barney Collier, Peter Lupus as Willy Armitage, and Martin Landau as Rollin Hand. The show's famous scene is of the group getting a message on a recording that self-destructs.