Mrs. Marie Kensington played by Mimi Rogers is Austin's original side-kick in the 1960s. Although Austin has a soft spot for her, she is married to another. She is the mother of Vanessa Kensington. Her status as a human or a robot is unknown, since her daughter Vanessa was a Fembot. The character is a spoof of Mrs. Emma Peel character from the television series The Avengers. When Austin was frozen in case Dr. Evil returned she retired and had a child called Vanessa. She was last seen on the phone to her daughter. After that she never appeared again in any of the sequels.