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Martin Landau

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
Death: July 16, 2017 (89)
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States ("unexpected complications during a short [hospital] stay")
Immediate Family:

Son of Morris Landau and Selma Landau
Ex-husband of Barbara Bain
Father of Juliet Landau and Private
Brother of Elinor Schwartz and Constance Korson

Occupation: Actor, acting coach, cartoonist
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Martin Landau

Martin Landau was 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 Space: 1999.

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 appearance in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). 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 also headed the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio.

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Martin Landau's Timeline

1928
June 20, 1928
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
1965
March 30, 1965
Age 36
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
2017
July 16, 2017
Age 89
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States