Martin Landau

20 Jun 1928


Martin Landau (born June 20, 1928) is an American actor. Landau began his career in the 1950s; his early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). He played continuing roles in the television series Mission: Impossible for which he received Emmy Award nominations, and Space:1999. He received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture and his first nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Tucker: The Man and His Dream, and was also Oscar nominated for his role in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). His performance in the supporting role of Béla Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994) earned him the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe. He continues to perform in film and television and heads the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio. Landau was born into a Jewish-American family in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Selma (née Buchanan) and Morris Landau, an Austrian-born machinist who scrambled to rescue relatives from the Nazis.


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Filmography (56 titles)

(movie, 2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Max Rosenbaum)
(movie, 2015)
···A Fighting Chance
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Martin Kramer)
(movie, 2014)
···Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs
Genre: Crime, Drama, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Rulon Jeffs)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. Rzykruski)
(movie, 2011)
···Have a Little Faith
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rabbi Albert Lewis)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as 2 (voice))
(movie, 2008)
···City of Ember
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Sul)
(movie, 2008)
···David & Fatima
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Rabbi Schmulic)
(movie, 2008)
···Harrison Montgomery
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Harrison Montgomery)
(movie, 2008)
···Lovely, Still
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Robert Malone)
(movie, 2006)
···Love Made Easy
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Don Farinelli Sr)
(movie, 2004)
···The Aryan Couple
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Joseph Krauzenberg)
(movie, 2001)
···The Majestic
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harry Trimble)
(movie, 2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Frank Spedding)
(movie, 2000)
···Ready to Rumble
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sal Bandini)
(movie, 2000)
···In the Beginning
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Abraham)
(movie, 2000)
···Very Mean Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Mr. White)
(movie, 1999)
···Sleepy Hollow
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Peter Van Garrett)
(movie, 1999)
···Bonanno: A Godfather's Story
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Joseph Bonanno, age 94)
(movie, 1999)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Al)
(movie, 1999)
···The Joyriders
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gordon Trout)
Genre: Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Geppetto)
(movie, 1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Abe Petrovsky)
(movie, 1998)
···The X Files
Genre: Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alvin Kurtzweil)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mr. Donald Blakemore)
(movie, 1996)
···The Adventures of Pinocchio
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Geppetto)
(movie, 1996)
···City Hall
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Judge Walter Stern)
(movie, 1996)
···The Elevator
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Roy Tilden)
(movie, 1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Jakob)
(movie, 1994)
···Ed Wood
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Bela Lugosi)
(movie, 1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Neal)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Thadius Moxley)
(movie, 1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alex Parsons)
(movie, 1992)
···Legacy of Lies
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Abraham Resnick)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack Roth)
(movie, 1990)
···By Dawn's Early Light
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as President)
(movie, 1990)
···Max and Helen
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Simon Wiesenthal)
(movie, 1989)
···Crimes and Misdemeanors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Judah Rosenthal)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Abe)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bosarian)
(movie, 1985)
···Treasure Island
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Old Captain)
(movie, 1982)
···Alone in the Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Byron 'Preacher' Sutcliff)
(movie, 1980)
···Without Warning
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Fred 'Sarge' Dobbs)
(movie, 1979)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Major General Adlon)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Roderick Usher)
(movie, 1976)
···Alien Attack
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Commander John Koenig)
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Commander John Koenig)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. George Tracer)
(movie, 1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Paul Savage)
(movie, 1970)
···They Call Me MISTER Tibbs!
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Logan Sharpe)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Joe Mellone)
(movie, 1966)
···Nevada Smith
Genre: Action, Western
Role: Actor (as Jesse Coe)
(movie, 1965)
···The Greatest Story Ever Told
Genre: Drama, History, Family
Role: Actor (as Caiaphas)
(movie, 1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rufio)
(movie, 1962)
···Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Dade Coleman)
(movie, 1959)
···North by Northwest
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Leonard)