Martin Landau

Martin Landau
Martin Landau-Mission-1968.jpg
Landau in 1968
Born
Martin James Landau

(1928-06-20)June 20, 1928
DiedJuly 15, 2017(2017-07-15) (aged 89)
Resting placeBeth David Cemetery, Elmont, New York[1]
Alma materPratt Institute
Occupation
  • Actor
  • acting coach
Years active1955–2017
Spouse(s)
(m. 1957; div. 1993)
ChildrenSusan Landau Finch
Juliet Landau

Martin James Landau[2] (/ˈlænd/; June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist. His career began in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959) opposite Cary Grant. He played regular roles in the television series Mission: Impossible (1966–1969) and Space: 1999 (1975–1977).

Landau received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, as well as his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role in Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988); he received his second Oscar nomination for his performance in Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989).[3] His performance in the supporting role of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994) earned him an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award. He continued to perform in film and television, and headed the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio until his death in July 2017.[4]

  1. ^ "Martin Landau Died from Massive Internal Bleeding". TMZ.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference COD was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (July 19, 2017). "Martin Landau Was a Slyly Versatile Actor Who, in Late Middle Age, Attained Greatness". Variety. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
  4. ^ Wiegand, Chris (July 17, 2017). "Martin Landau obituary". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved July 21, 2017.

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