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Martin Landau is a Actor and Executive producer American born on 20 june 1928 at Brooklyn (USA)

Martin Landau

Martin Landau
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Nationality USA
Birth 20 june 1928 at Brooklyn (USA)
Death 15 july 2017 (at 89 years)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Martin Landau (born June 20, 1928) is an American film and television actor. 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 continues to perform in film and TV and heads the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio.


Landau has two daughters, Susan and Juliet, from his marriage to actress and former co-star Barbara Bain. They married on January 31, 1957 and divorced in 1993. Landau lives in West Hollywood, California.

Best films

The X Files (1998)
Sliver (1993)
Frankenweenie (2012)
Cleopatra (1963)
9 (2009)
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

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Filmography of Martin Landau (82 films)

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Remember (2015)

Directed by Atom Egoyan
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Dean Norris, Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, Bruno Ganz, Heinz Lieven, Jürgen Prochnow
Roles Max Rosenbaum
Rating74% 3.7483153.7483153.7483153.7483153.748315
Dans une maison de retraite aux États-Unis, Zev, un homme de 90 ans qui souffre de démence sénile, se réveille en appelant sa femme, Ruth. Il apprend alors à nouveau qu'elle est morte quelques jours avant. Un autre pensionnaire de la maison, Max, lui rappelle sa promesse : après la mort de Ruth, retrouver l'ancien nazi qui a assassiné leurs familles à Auschwitz ; nommé Otto Wallisch, il a pris la fausse identité de Rudi Kurlander. Max, qui est en fauteuil roulant, et Zev sont les deux derniers rescapés à pouvoir le reconnaître.
Entourage (2015)
, 1h44
Directed by Doug Ellin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about films
Actors Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Billy Bob Thornton
Roles Bob Ryan
Rating64% 3.2482253.2482253.2482253.2482253.248225
Vincent "Vince" Chase, who separated from his wife after nine days of marriage, wants to do something new in his career. He calls his former agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold, who offers Vince a leading role in his first studio production. Vince says he will only star in it if he directs. Eight months later, Hyde, the directorial debut by Vince, is in the middle of post-production and is over budget by $15 million. Needing more money, Vince asks Ari if they can get an additional $10 million to complete the movie. Reluctant, but wanting to please him, Ari flies to Texas to meet the co-financiers of the movie; Larsen McCredle and his son Travis to give them the money. Hesitant, Larsen sends Travis with Ari back to Los Angeles to see a cut of the film at Vince's private screening.
Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs, 2h
Directed by Gabriel Range
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Joey King, Tony Goldwyn, Martin Landau, David Keith, Molly Parker
Roles Rulon Jeffs
Rating57% 2.8586852.8586852.8586852.8586852.858685
Warren Jeffs est un leader mormon polygamiste très controversé notamment par l'Église de Jésus-Christ des saints des derniers jours qui ne le reconnaît pas comme « mormon »… Après avoir été plus d'un an présent sur la liste des 10 personnes les plus recherchées par le FBI, Warren Jeffs a été arrêté en mai 2006 lors d'un contrôle de routine. Il est désormais en prison au Texas, après avoir été inculpé de plusieurs charges dont des complicités de viols et des abus sexuels sur mineurs.
Anna Nicole, 1h25
Directed by Mary Harron
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography
Actors Agnes Bruckner, Martin Landau, Virginia Madsen, Adam Goldberg, Cary Elwes, Jay Huguley
Roles J. Howard Marshall
Rating53% 2.6505852.6505852.6505852.6505852.650585
Depicting the tragic life of modelist Anna Nicole Smith from her childhood up until her death in 2007.
Frankenweenie, 1h27
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films about dogs, Frankenstein films, Comedy horror films, Cyberpunk films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Charlie Tahan, Frank Welker, Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton, Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones
Roles Mr. Rzykruski (voice)
Rating69% 3.45073.45073.45073.45073.4507
Young filmmaker and scientist Victor Frankenstein lives with his parents, Edward and Susan Frankenstein, and his beloved dog, Sparky, in the quiet town of New Holland. Victor's intelligence is recognized by his classmates at school, his somber next-door neighbor, Elsa Van Helsing, mischievous, Igor-like Edgar "E" Gore, obese and gullible Bob, overconfident Toshiaki, creepy Nassor, and an eccentric girl nicknamed Weird Girl, but communicates little with them due to his relationship with his dog. Concerned with his son's isolation, Victor's father encourages him to take up baseball and make achievements outside of science. Victor hits a home run at his first game, but Sparky, pursuing the ball, is struck by a car and killed.
Lovely, Still
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Adam Scott, Elizabeth Banks, Leo Fitzpatrick
Roles Robert
Rating70% 3.543833.543833.543833.543833.54383
Lonely Robert Malone (Landau) falls in love with Mary (Burstyn), the mother of his neighbor Alex (Banks). With the help of his boss Mike (Scott), Robert decides to spend Christmas with someone for the first time.
Dad Made Dirty Movies, 58minutes
Directed by Jordan Todorov
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Stephen C. Apostolof, Ted V. Mikels, David S. Ward, Ed Wood, The Amazing Criswell, Tor Johnson
Roles Himself (archive footage)
Rating64% 3.232913.232913.232913.232913.23291
Dad Made Dirty Movies chronicles Stephen C. Apostolof's rise, from the story of his escape as a refugee from the Soviet occupation of Eastern Europe, to producer and director of sexploitation films in the 1960s and 1970s, his turbulent relationship with infamous Ed Wood and his downfall in the late 1970s with advent of hardcore pornography.
Have a Little Faith, 1h40
Directed by Jon Avnet
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Bradley Whitford, Mykelti Williamson, Martin Landau, Anika Noni Rose
Roles Rabbi Albert Lewis
Rating68% 3.4310753.4310753.4310753.4310753.431075
The film is based on Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom’s best-selling nonfiction book of the same name.
Mysteria (2011)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Robert Miano, Billy Zane, Danny Glover, Martin Landau, Michael Rooker, Carlucci Weyant
Roles Hotel Manager
Rating39% 1.977811.977811.977811.977811.97781
A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter is fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation involving a prominent politician's wife. The surrounding events feed him inspiration for his script.
9 (2009)
, 1h21
Directed by Shane Acker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau
Roles #2 (voice)
Rating69% 3.4990353.4990353.4990353.4990353.499035
Prior to the events of the film, a scientist is ordered by his dictator to create a machine in the apparent name of progress. The Scientist uses his own intellect to create the B.R.A.I.N., a thinking robot. However, the dictator quickly seizes it and integrates it into the Fabrication Machine, an armature that can construct an army of war machines to destroy the dictator's enemies. Lacking a soul, the Fabrication Machine becomes corrupted and decides to exterminate almost all life on Earth. The Fabrication Machine reprograms the other war machines to turn against humans by using toxic gas and chemical weapons. On the verge of destruction, the Scientist uses alchemy to create nine homunculus-like rag dolls known as "Stitchpunks" using portions of his own soul via a talisman and dies upon finishing the last one.
City of Ember, 1h30
Directed by Gil Kenan
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Children's films, Disaster films
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray, Martin Landau, Mackenzie Crook
Roles Sul
Rating63% 3.1987853.1987853.1987853.1987853.198785
In the midst of an unspecified catastrophe, an underground city is constructed to shelter a large group of survivors, with secret instructions to future generations in a small box timed to open 200 years later. This box is entrusted to the mayor of the City of Ember. Each mayor, in turn, passes the box on to his or her successor. Over time, the significance of the box is forgotten, and the succession is broken when the seventh mayor dies before revealing the importance of the box. The box opens at the allotted time, but goes unnoticed. 41 years after the box opens, Ember's electric generator begins to fail, and the reserves of canned goods and light bulbs are depleted.
Harrison Montgomery
Genres Drama
Actors Diane Baker, Melora Walters, Martin Landau
Roles Harrison Montgomery
Rating73% 3.6896453.6896453.6896453.6896453.689645
Ricardo Papa a des aspirations artistiques mais doit travailler comme petit dealer pour survivre. Dans l'hôtel Boyd, un immeuble délabré du quartier de Tenderloin à San Francisco, il se lie d'amitié avec Lattie Fleming, une jeune fille de 13 ans, mais apprend rapidement que sa vie est menacée par la relation abusive de sa mère. Mais il découvre alors qu'un vieil homme reclus qui vit également dans l'immeuble pourrait détenir la clé d'une vie meilleure pour eux tous.
Billy: The Early Years, 1h38
Directed by Robby Benson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about religion
Actors Armie Hammer, Kristoffer Polaha, Lindsay Wagner, Martin Landau, Jennifer O'Neill, Donald Farmer
Roles Old Charles Templeton
Rating64% 3.2417753.2417753.2417753.2417753.241775
The story begins with a reporter (Jennifer O'Neill) interviewing Charles Templeton on his deathbed. Told in the eyes of Charles Templeton, the film proceeds in showing Billy Graham’s life as a teenager during the great depression living at the family dairy farm in Charlotte, North Carolina. During this time, Graham is seen becoming a Christian at a tent revival meeting. Later, Graham is seen going to Bob Jones College, which is now Bob Jones University, but Graham goes to Florida Bible Institute after being identified as a failure by Bob Jones, Sr. Following his time at Florida Bible Institute, Billy Graham goes to Wheaton College where he falls in love with his Wheaton classmate Ruth Bell to whom he ultimately gets married. In the 1940s, Charles Templeton, becomes a really close acquaintance of Billy Graham; however, Charles Templeton, who is a young, gifted preacher, leaves his faith when he is challenged by scientific skepticism, leading Graham and Templeton to part. Billy continues to evangelize in his crusades and believe that the word of God is infallible. The film finishes with Graham inviting his listeners to accept Christ as their personal savior in his Los Angeles crusade of 1949.