Sunday, July 16, 2017

Martin Landau

You can have immediate regrets, but if you look at stuff and say, 
'Things happen for a reason', there's a fatalistic thing about it. 
Something will happen that will justify it in some way. 
-Martin Landau
Martin LandauJune 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017
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.

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 continued to perform in film and TV, and headed the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio until his death in 2017.

Good Night Mr. Landau

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Tony Figueroa
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