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Martin was born on June 20th, 1928. Known to his close friends as Marty, he has been a credited actor since the 1959 film North by Northwest.
Martin Landau is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in five films including the 2015 adventure film Don Felipe as the character Phillip Rose, the 2008 drama movie Lovely, Still playing Robert Malone and the 1999 family release The New Adventures of Pinocchio cast as Geppetto.
Martin has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-two films including: the 2012 animation film Frankenweenie as the character Mr. Rzykruski, the 2009 action movie 9 playing #2 and the 2006 romance release An Existential Affair cast as The Wedding Doctor.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1998 mystery film The X Files, which brought in $84,000,000 at the box office.
Martin has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in four magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Martin Landau has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in the 1994 film Ed Wood. Martin Landau was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Abe in the 1988 movie Tucker The Man and His Dream and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Judah Rosenthal in the 1989 movie Crimes and Misdemeanors .