Martin Landau, American actor, and star of the television series “Mission: Impossible”, winner of an Oscar for “Ed Wood” of Tim Burton, died on Saturday in Los Angeles, at the age of 89 years, Dick Guttman.
Originally from Brooklyn, Martin Landau began his career in the 1950s on Broadway and made his debut at the cinema in Alfred Hitchock’s cult film “Mort aux trousses” in 1959.
In 1995 he won the Best Supporting Actor for his performance of Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton’s film, “Ed Wood”. He had previously been nominated twice for the Oscars, for “Tucker” by Francis Ford Coppola (1988) and for “Crimes and Crimes” (1989) by Woody Allen.
It was on television that the public had been able to find him in recent years, in the television series “Entourage” or “FBI: Portes Disparus”.