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Martin Landau Biography
Martin Landau (born June 20, 1931) is an American film and television actor. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and at the age of 17 began working as a cartoonist for the New York Daily News before becoming an actor. He is perhaps most well known for his roles in the television series Mission: Impossible and Space: 1999 before moving on to a successful film career which included an Academy Award winning role in Ed Wood. He was also nominated for Oscars for his roles in Tucker and Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Martin Landau and Barbara Bain (left) with Catherine Schell, Space: 1999 in 1976

He has two daughters, Susan and Juliet, from his marriage to Space: 1999 co-star Barbara Bain.

Landau has appeared in countless films and shows since the late 1950s. Among his many credits:
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
The Majestic (2001)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (1999)
The Joyriders (1999)
The X-Files: Fight the Future (1998)
Ed Wood (1994) (Academy Award winner, Best Supporting Actor)
Intersection (1994)
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Sliver (1993)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1982)
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981)
Space: 1999 (1975) TV Series
They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! (1970)
Mission: Impossible (1966-69) TV Series
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Cleopatra (1963)
North by Northwest (1959)
Pork Chop Hill (1959)
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