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Martin Landau

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Biography

Landau in 2010

Source: Wikipedia

Martin Landau (born June 20, 1928) is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). He played regular roles in the television series Mission: Impossible (for which he received several Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award) and Space: 1999.

Fact file

  • Born: June 20, 1928 (age 87) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: West Hollywood, California
  • Education: James Madison High School
  • Alma mater: Pratt Institute
  • Occupation: Actor and acting coach
  • Years active: 1956–present
  • Organization: Actors Studio
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Spouse(s): Barbara Bain (m. 1957; div. 1993)
  • Children: Susan Bain Landau Finch Juliet Landau

Read more about Martin Landau at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Martin Landau, Actor Who Won an Oscar for ‘Ed Wood,’ Dies at 89
NY Times Movies, 2017-07-17 20:56:10
Mr. Landau, who gained fame in the 1960s TV series “Mission: Impossible,” but then struggled to find work, enjoyed a career revival in film decades later.

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Variety, 2017-07-17 18:30:52
Hollywood paid tribute on social media to Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau, who died Saturday in Los Angeles. Actors and filmmakers remembered Landau for his scene-stealing roles in films including, “North by Northwest,” “Crimes and Misdemeanors,” and “Ed Wood,” and the TV series, “Mission: Impossible.” In addition to those who celebrated ...

"Mission: Impossible" star Martin Landau dies at 89
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-07-17 15:41:11
With unrivaled longevity, actor Martin Landau, who died Saturday at age 89, exercised a dynamic range of roles in both drama and comedy, from the Alfred Hitchcock's classic "North by Northwest" and Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors," to the TV series "Mission: Impossible." He won an Academy Award for his ...

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