Award-Prevailing Actor Martin Landau, Recognized For ‘Project: Not Possible,’ Dies At 89 : The 2-Manner : Npr

Award-Winning Actor Martin Landau, Known For ‘Mission: Impossible,’ Dies At 89Enlarge this image toggle caption Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesAcademy Award-Winning Actor Martin Landau, known for his leading roles in North By Northwest and the 1960s Mission: Impossible TV series, has died.
But he was probably best known for his three-season run as spy agent Rollin Hand in TV’s Mission: Impossible, from 1966-1969.
So I quit,” Landau said.
Francis Ford Coppola’s 1988 film Tucker: The Man and His Dream won Landau a Golden Globe Award as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
At age 17, the Brooklyn-born actor got his first job as a newspaper cartoonist at the New York Daily News.

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