Martin Landau

1928 - 2017

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Martin James Landau (; June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist. His career began in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959) opposite Cary Grant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Landau has received more than 4,805,408 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia. Martin Landau is the 288th most popular actor (down from 283rd in 2019), the 563rd most popular biography from United States (up from 564th in 2019) and the 156th most popular American Actor.

Martin Landau is most famous for his role as Rollin Hand in Mission: Impossible.

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Among actors, Martin Landau ranks 288 out of 10,030Before him are David Niven, Lon Chaney, Sean Penn, Goldie Hawn, Glenn Close, and Bibi Andersson. After him are Michael Keaton, Hugh Grant, Albert Finney, Isabelle Huppert, Pierre Richard, and Ralph Fiennes.

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Among people born in 1928, Martin Landau ranks 30Before him are Agnès Varda, Zbigniew Brzezinski, James Coburn, George Peppard, Jean-Marie Le Pen, and Geert Hofstede. After him are Elie Wiesel, Domenico Modugno, Alexander Grothendieck, Alberto Korda, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, and Li Ka-shing. Among people deceased in 2017, Martin Landau ranks 24Before him are Glen Campbell, Zbigniew Brzezinski, George A. Romero, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Johnny Hallyday, and Mireille Darc. After him are Tzvetan Todorov, Louise Hay, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Mário Soares, Kenneth Arrow, and Roman Herzog.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Landau ranks 563 out of 15,968Before him are Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Goldie Hawn (1945), Richard Stallman (1953), Scott Joplin (1868), Glenn Close (1947), and John Wayne Gacy (1942). After him are Michael Keaton (1951), Benny Goodman (1909), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Josephine Cochrane (1839), Steven Tyler (1948), and Ted Kennedy (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Martin Landau ranks 156Before him are Romina Power (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), Lon Chaney (1883), Sean Penn (1960), Goldie Hawn (1945), and Glenn Close (1947). After him are Michael Keaton (1951), Willem Dafoe (1955), Nancy Reagan (1921), Rod Steiger (1925), Carrie Fisher (1956), and Bradley Cooper (1975).

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