On Sunday it became known that on July 15, California at the age of 89 years died an American actor Martin Landau, who received the award «Oscar» for her role in the movie «ed wood». This is reported portal TMZ and the news Agency RIA Novosti.
Landau died on Saturday at the medical center of the University of California in Los Angeles.
Martin Landau. Biography
Born June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn (new York) in a Jewish family. After graduation he worked as a cartoonist.
Began to appear in 1958. He came to prominence primarily through the TV series «Mission impossible» and «Space 1999» made in the 1960-1970-ies. In 1968, he won the prize «Golden globe».
In total, he played in about 40 films and TV series. Most rewarding for him was the 90-ies of the last film role played in 2016. For best actor in a supporting role in the film «ed wood», released in 1994, was awarded the prize «Oscar».