The Generous Actor And Oscar Winner Martin Landau Died At 89
Oscar winner Martin Landau dies
Oscar award winner Martin Landau died on July 15, 2017 He was 89 years old. He starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s film “North by Northwest” and in the television series “Mission Impossible”.
Shortly after he was admitted to the hospital, he started feeling uncomfortable. His death was informed by his media manager.
He won Academy Award (Oscar) in 1994 for the role of Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton’s film Ed Wood.
• He was born on June 20, 1928, an American film and television artist.
• At the age of 17, he started his career as a cartoonist from New York Daily. At that time he was studying at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
• After being employed for five years in the newspaper, Landau left the job for his fate in the field of acting.
• His film career started from the 1950s. At that time he played the supporting role in the North Bay Northwest film in 1959.
• Apart from this, he also made memorable performances in various television series such as Mission Impossible. He has also received the Golden Globe Award for this role.
• He has been acting in various Hollywood movies and television shows by the year 2017.
Nomination for Oscar Awards
• For the first time in 1988, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor category for Tucker: The Man and His Dream.
• After this, he was nominated for an Oscar for Crimes and Misdeemasons in 1989.
• In the year 1994, he was once again nominated for his admirable supporting role as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood. This time they were successful in winning the Oscars. It has also been successful in winning the Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award.