Celebrities mourn death of Martin Landau




Martin Landau’s legendary career was honored by his colleagues Sunday after his death.


The “Ed Wood” Oscar winner died at 89 years old at the UCLA Medical Center after a short hospitalization, his rep told the Daily News.


Landau, who began his career at the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator at 17 years old, went on to award-winning and -nominated roles in Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest,” Francis Coppola’s 1998 “Tucker: The Man and His Dream” (1988) and Woody Allen’s 1989 “Crimes and Misdemeanors.


He also won the 1994 Best Supporting Oscar for his role as horror film star Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton’s “Ed Wood,” starring alongside Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette and daughter Juliet Landau.

Martin Landau, ‘Ed Wood’ Oscar winner, dead at 89


“The great Martin Landau has died. Long time member of the actor’s studio and brilliant craftsman in our tradition,” David Harbour tweeted Sunday. “I will miss his work.”


“I grew up watching and admiring MARTIN LANDAU,” wrote Alec Baldwin.

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