Martin Landau, film and TV icon, dead at 89

Martin Landau, a recognized actor with dozens of movie plus TV credits to his name, such as the Mission: Impossible television series, has passed away at age 89, Fox News offers confirmed.

Landau died around one: 30 PT on Saturday subsequent unexpected complications while he had been hospitalized at UCLA Medical Center.

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The prolific actors perhaps most obviously credits included the Mission: Difficult television series, Alfred Hitchcocks classic movie North by Northwest, and his function in Ed Wood, for which this individual won an Oscar.

Landau got his start being a newspaper cartoonist at the New York Every day News, according to  The Hollywood Reporter . He was 17 when started at the news outlet, and give up five years later to go after an acting career after switching down a promotion.

He was also an popular acting teacher, to students such as Jack Nicholson.

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The particular beloved actor got his begin on-screen in the 1950s. TMZ documented he appeared in almost two hundred films and television shows and worked well until his death.

Landau quit “Mission: Impossible” right after three seasons in 1969 as a result of contract dispute, according to THR. This individual finally became an Academy Honor winner for his role within Tim Burton’s “Ed Wood” within 1994 after previously losing in order to Kevin Kline and Denzel Wa.

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The legendary actor dated Marilyn Monroe for several months and had been best friends with James Dean in the year 1950s.

Landau, who was born in Brooklyn, is usually survived by two daughters through his marriage with “Mission: Impossible” co-star Barbara Bain.

Fox News’ Ashley Dvorkin contributed to this record.