Martin Landau dies at 89 by Amber Wilkinson - 2017-07-17 07:19:54

Atom Egoyan's Remember: Zev (Christopher Plummer) with Max Rosenbaum (Martin Landau)

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau has died, aged 89.

His publicist said the star had passed away in Los Angeles on Saturday following "unexpected complications during a short hospitalisation".

Landau, who was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for Crimes And Misdemeanours and went on to win one for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood, was also known for his roles as Rollin Hand in the long-running TV series Mission: Impossible.

He began his career as a cartoonist, moving into film around five years later. His film work would go on to include films as diverse as North By North West, Cleopatra and, more recently, Atom Egoyan's Remember. In an interview with Eye For Film's Anne-Katrin Titze, Egoyan spoke about working with Landau on an episode of Alfred Hitchcock presents, 30 years earlier. He said: "I
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