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The american actor Martin Landau, who won an Oscar and played in television series popular as “Mission Impossible” and “Cosmos 1999”, is dead, reported several u.s. media on Sunday.
He died Saturday at the age of 89 in Los Angeles, said “Vanity Fair”.
The actor was born in Brooklyn in 1928 he won an Oscar for a supporting role for having interpreted Bela Lugosi in the film “Ed Wood” by Tim Burton in 1994.
Martin Landau has worked with great directors such as Alfred Hitchcock in the film “death on the trail” (1959), Francis Ford Coppola’s “Tucker” (1988) and Woody Allen in “Crimes and misdemeanors” (1989). He had been nominated for his performances in these last two films.
It is especially made known to the general public by the popular television series “Mission Impossible” at the end of the 1960s, and then with “Cosmos 1999” in the 1970’s, playing in the two cases in the company of his wife, Barbara Bain.