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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 5,173,200 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Martin Landau is the 313th most popular actor (down from 288th in 2019), the 565th most popular biography from United States (down from 563rd in 2019) and the 155th 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 313 out of 9,996Before him are Robbie Coltrane, Farrah Fawcett, Vittorio Gassman, Doris Day, Deborah Kerr, and Gene Kelly. After him are Harold Lloyd, Walter Matthau, William Holden, Virna Lisi, Reese Witherspoon, and Sonny Chiba.

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Among people born in 1928, Martin Landau ranks 33Before him are Karlheinz Stockhausen, Kim Yong-nam, Elie Wiesel, George Peppard, James Coburn, and Queen Fabiola of Belgium. After him are Alberto Korda, Martin Cooper, Hans Küng, Geert Hofstede, Maya Angelou, and Domenico Modugno. Among people deceased in 2017, Martin Landau ranks 24Before him are Manuel Noriega, Johnny Hallyday, Glen Campbell, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Jerry Lewis, and Hans Georg Dehmelt. After him are Mário Soares, Lotfi A. Zadeh, George A. Romero, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Tzvetan Todorov, and Kenneth Arrow.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Landau ranks 565 out of 18,182Before him are Farrah Fawcett (1947), Theodore William Richards (1868), Doris Day (1922), Boris Johnson (1964), Gene Kelly (1912), and Gary Becker (1930). After him are Harold Lloyd (1893), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Gwen Stefani (1969), William P. Murphy (1892), Henry Mancini (1924), and Walter Matthau (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Martin Landau ranks 155Before him are Jerry Lewis (1926), Anthony Perkins (1932), James Caan (1940), Farrah Fawcett (1947), Doris Day (1922), and Gene Kelly (1912). After him are Harold Lloyd (1893), Walter Matthau (1920), William Holden (1918), Reese Witherspoon (1976), Kevin Spacey (1959), and Mia Farrow (1945).

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