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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Landau has received more than 6,140,207 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Martin Landau is the 334th most popular actor (down from 312th in 2019), the 614th most popular biography from United States (down from 565th in 2019) and the 169th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 6.1M

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  • 65.54

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  • 80

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  • 4.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Martin Landau ranks 334 out of 13,578Before him are Julie Christie, Telly Savalas, Ralph Fiennes, Lola Montez, Matthew Perry, and Val Kilmer. After him are Cary Grant, Charles Dance, Joan Crawford, Oona O'Neill, Robert Hossein, and Penélope Cruz.

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Among people born in 1928, Martin Landau ranks 33Before him are James Coburn, Kim Yong-nam, Alvin Toffler, Elie Wiesel, Martin Cooper, and Queen Fabiola of Belgium. After him are Alberto Korda, Domenico Modugno, Peyo, Hans Küng, George Peppard, and Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov. Among people deceased in 2017, Martin Landau ranks 29Before him are Johnny Hallyday, Slobodan Praljak, Simone Veil, Glen Campbell, Nicolaas Bloembergen, and Mário Soares. After him are Hans Georg Dehmelt, Roman Herzog, Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Hiroto Muraoka, Derek Walcott, and Tzvetan Todorov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Landau ranks 614 out of 20,380Before him are Napoleon Hill (1883), Matthew Perry (1969), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Margaret Mead (1901), Val Kilmer (1959), and Glenn Miller (1904). After him are Melvin Schwartz (1932), Richard Meier (1934), Albert Pike (1809), Ruth Benedict (1887), John Irving (1942), and Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Martin Landau ranks 169Before him are Ellen Burstyn (1932), Goldie Hawn (1945), Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Telly Savalas (1922), Matthew Perry (1969), and Val Kilmer (1959). After him are Joan Crawford (1904), Harold Ramis (1944), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Richard Kiel (1939), Richard Chamberlain (1934), and Gene Wilder (1933).

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