Landau won an Academy Award for his supporting role as Bela Lugosi in the 1994 Tim Burton film "Ed Wood."
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But by that time he already had a deep resume in Hollywood, including appearances in such classics as "North by Northwest," "Cleopatra" and his Oscar-nominated role in "Tucker."
Really sad to hear Martin Landau has died. He was a lovely man. @Davidlevien and I treasured the time we spent with him on Rounders.— Brian Koppelman (@briankoppelman) July 17, 2017
Before his death, he was the oldest living Academy-Award winner for the supporting actor category.
So sad to read about the passing of Martin Landau. A great talent with a kind heart; always so warm to me. I will miss you. RIP.— Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) July 17, 2017
Landau died Saturday afternoon at UCLA Medical Center after a short hospitalization, his publicist said.
He had been working on a still-untitled memoir and a documentary is already underway about his life entitled "An Actor's Actor: The Life of Martin Landau."