Martin Landau Biography
- Age: 89 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 6 Feet
- Birth Sign: Gemini
- Name: Martin Landau
- Father: Morris Landau
- Mother: Selma Landau
- Nationality: Ameriacan
- Birth Place/City: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Actor
- Net Worth: $10 million
- Eye Color: Blue
- Weight in KG: 84 kg
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Barbara Bain (m. 1957)
- Children: Juliet Landau, Susan Landau Finch
- Divorce: Barbara Bain (m. 1993)
- Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
- Movies: Space: 1999
- TV Show: Mission: Impossible 17
Martin Landau is a well-known television actor and film personality who has been nominated for several Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. He was born on the 20th of June, 1928.
Born on Brooklyn, New York, Landau is the son of Selma and Morris Landau. He belongs to Jewish family and did his schooling from the James Madison High School. He attended, also the Pratt Institute after which he started work as a cartoonist at the age of 17 for the Daily News. He also assisted the cartoonist Gus Edson for the strip The Gumps. He quit the job at the age of 22 and continued his passion for acting.
After attending the Actors studio to learn acting, he made his Broadway debut for the Middle of the Night. His first major film role came about in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest. For the television he played the role of Rollin Hand for the television series Mission next. The science fiction series Space: 1999 also portrayed him. In the late 1980’s he played the role of Tucker: The Man and His Dream which was critically acclaimed by critics. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the movie. Crimes and Misdemeanors also won him a nomination followed by a win for the 1994 movie Ed Wood. This role earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Golden Globe as well as a Saturn Award. He appeared next on Without a Trace and was nominated for the Emmy for his role as the lead character, Jack Malone. His role in Entourage won him a second nomination. He also appeared in Have a Little Faith and also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This versatile personality is also an acting coach.
Martin is a divorced man and hasn’t been married since his divorce. He and co-star and famous actress Barbara Bain married on January 31, 1957. He has two daughters Susan and Juliet from his marriage to chain. The couple however could not keep up their marriage and got divorced on 1993. As of now, he lives in West Hollywood, California and it is not known whether he has had affairs with other people since his divorce.
At the age of 87, this film star has a net worth of 10 million dollars which can all be attributed to his famous acting roles and productions. His acting career has been blissful with him having won several Emmy nominations, two Academy wins, Golden Globe as well as the Screen Guild Awards for several of his roles in famous films and television series of his era. A versatile personality, his fans in the world are many, who search his information on various biography sites like Wiki. He can also be found on social networking sites.
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