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Martin Landau


Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for Billy Rose's "Pitching Horseshoes" column. He also worked for cartoonist Gus Edson on "The Gumps" ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for a proposed NBC series entitled "Savage", directed by Steven Spielberg. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 7 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[talking about making Without Warning (1980)] Greydon Clark [the film's director] is a godsend. He believed in me--not just in ME, I mean, but in a lot of us aging near-burnouts who'd had our day in the fickle major leagues--and he offered roles that were neither demeaning, like I'd seen happen to Lon Chaney Jr. with some of those low-budget guys, nor otherwise false. Just working-actor stuff, ... See more »

Trivia:

Landau's parents were Majer Joel ("Morris") Landau (born 1889) and Selma Buchman (born 1895). Additionally, they had daughters Elinor and Constance. See more »

Trademark:

Gravelled voice

Nickname:

Marty

Star Sign:

Gemini

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