Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor, dies at 89

17 Juillet, 2017, 16:14 | Author: Lucrece Courtet
  • 2015-Toronto-International-Film-Festival-Remember-Premiere-Red-Carpet

"We're told Martin died at 1:30 PM PT Saturday at UCLA Medical Center after a short hospitalization where he suffered unexpected complications", TMZ reported. Nicholson once credited his acting abilities to Landau. It's insane if you think about it. But you didn't necessarily have to take the lessons to learn from him; merely watching him onscreen was a master class in how to work with whatever you're given.

Landau's acting dreams came true in 1955 when he auditioned for Lee Strasberg and was accepted into the Actors Studio.

His stage debut was in summer 1951 in "Detective Story" at the Peaks Island Playhouse in Maine.

Hitchcock, an early admirer, cast him in his most memorable early role, as espionage ringleader James Mason's closeted gay minion Leonard in "North by Northwest" (1959).

Although he had previously been nominated for an Oscar, Landau broke through and won the golden statue for his best supporting actor portrayal of horror movie legend Bela Lugosi in the 1994 film, "Ed Wood", directed by Tim Burton. The film starred Jeff Bridges in the real-life story of industrialist Preston Tucker, who mounts a star-crossed attempt to challenge the Big Three automakers with a new auto.

Stock to Watch For: Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)
HighPoint Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Mosaic Company (The ) during the fourth quarter valued at $748,000. Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a -100% and would give MOS a market capitalization of almost $0.


Airshow pilot, airport manager die in Atchison County plane crash
Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie said witnesses described seeing the plane doing stunt-like maneuvers before the crash. Lenoch and Root left the Amelia Earhart Airport in Atchison in a World War II-era plane at around 10 a.m.


Emirates and flydubai to deepen ties with code share pact (BA)
It adds that the two sides are discussing various additional network and customer initiatives including frequent-flyer alignment. The airlines estimate that will grow to 240 destinations by 2022, when the combined fleet will have expanded to 380 aircraft.


'I turned down Star Trek.

The silver screen star was always one to look on the upside and bring the struggles of daily life into his performances. "It would've been torturous", Landau revealed in 2011 (via THR).

"In size and dimension, it's probably the best role I've had since 'Cleopatra, ' and my 10 best scenes in "Cleopatra" weren't in the movie", he told The New York Times. "I mean, I couldn't even get in the room". The actor became a source of inspiration for newcomers in the entertainment industry. "Who wants to do that?" His most recent appearances have been in Without a Trace, Entourage, Remember, The Last Poker Game, and a Lifetime biopic about sex symbol Anna Nicole Smith. Arquette recalled working with the star on cult movie Ed Wood, calling her time with him "a joy", adding, "What a talented, sweet generous actor", while Matlin shared: "So sad to read about the passing of Martin Landau".

He is survived by his two daughters, Juliet (an actress, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Susie (a writer-producer), a sister, and one grandchild.

Conseillé:

  • Hurrah! The new Doctor Who has been revealed... and it's a woman

    Hurrah! The new Doctor Who has been revealed... and it's a woman

    Whittaker is expected to first appear in the Christmas Special and take over the role in the following season. The two have worked together since 2013 as Chibnall created the series in which she starred, " Broadchurch ".
    Afghan forces recapture key district

    Afghan forces recapture key district

    He said ANDSF are now controlling Nawa district and are clearing mines and IEDs planted by Taliban to protect civilian lives. The Afghan security forces recaptured the control of Nawa district from the Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province.
    Froome fights back from bike breakdown, retains yellow jersey

    Froome fights back from bike breakdown, retains yellow jersey

    I'm shocked to see the same time gaps here as from that day in the Pyrenees and I'm just glad to have bounced back from that day. With Bardet being a local hero, roadside fans revelled in Froome's situation and reportedly jeered the Briton as he gave chase.
  • Western Gas Partners LP

    Western Gas Partners, LP is a master limited partnership that acquires, owns, develops and operates midstream energy assets. Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC boosted its position in Western Gas Equity Partners, by 2.7% in the fourth quarter.
    Egypt Cairo: Deadly battle between police and island 'squatters'

    Egypt Cairo: Deadly battle between police and island 'squatters'

    It said protesters fired birdshot and threw stones at officers, prompting police to use tear gas to disperse them. The Interior Ministry, which controls the police, said its forces only used tear gas.
    South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North

    South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North

    South Korea on Monday proposed talks with North Korea over military and Red Cross affairs, China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Seoul official said the argument seemed to correspond with Moon's plan of scrapping hostile acts.
  • Jordan soldier gets life for killing United States  troops

    Jordan soldier gets life for killing United States troops

    It demoted him, removed him from military service and handed him a sentence of "hard labor for life". Jordanian authorities initially said the trainers had been killed after they failed to stop.
    Vitré (35) : battue et séquestrée pendant 2 ans par son compagnon ?

    Vitré (35) : battue et séquestrée pendant 2 ans par son compagnon ?

    Toujours selon BFM , la femme souffrirait de nombreuses fractures , pour lesquelles 120 jours d'ITT lui seront prescrits. Il est suspecté d'avoir violenté et séquestré sa compagne dans un appartement durant des semaines.
    Six runway lights at city airport damaged

    Six runway lights at city airport damaged

    Bad whether on Sunday morning led Air India Express flight 814 to skid off the runway while landing at Mangaluru airport. Apart from a few broken runway lights, there was no damage to the plane and no injuries to people on board.
  • HTC U11 users can now install Amazon's Alexa assistant

    HTC U11 users can now install Amazon's Alexa assistant

    When enabled, Alexa will permanently live in your notification shade with suggestions for what you can ask Alexa. They all feature Google's Assistant, however, Alexa seems to be the more popular choice for smartphone users.
    Serie A-Mercato : Lucas Biglia signe jusqu'en 2020

    Serie A-Mercato : Lucas Biglia signe jusqu'en 2020

    Distrait et occupé à signer des autographes, le milieu de terrain a lâché un " Forza Lazio " qui a rapidement suscité les moqueries sur les réseaux sociaux et médias italiens.
    AS Journalist reveals Chelsea will make bid for Sergio Aguero

    AS Journalist reveals Chelsea will make bid for Sergio Aguero

    Agüero was on the flight to the U.S. today for City's pre-season tour and the club will surely reject any approach from Chelsea. Premier League holders Chelsea could reportedly land the services of Sergio Aguero during this summer's transfer window.


Populaire

Cruz Proposal Reminds State Insurance Regulators of 'Junk Insurance — NYTimes
The result would be skyrocketing premiums for the higher-risk insureds, under-subsidized by healthy people. "Well, it does. The benefit of such coverage depends on the chance of getting a specific disease or diseases covered by insurance policy.

Poroshenko on MH17 crash: We must prove inevitability of liability to Russian Federation
Westerhuis and landscape architect Robbert de Koning after it was chosen out of three proposals by relatives in late 2015. We don't want any of the 298 victims to be forgotten", his father Jan Slok, told the daily AD newspaper.

WEATHER WARNING: Scattered thunderstorms and downpours forecast for the North West
The Met Office has issued a weather warning for intense downpours across Lincolnshire later this week, along the possibility of thunderstorms and even hail.

Cyril Hanouna : Il passe un nouveau cap
Cyril Hanouna: un succès toujours au rendez-vous? Alors oui, son émission Touche Pas à Mon Poste a beaucoup fait parler d'elle cette année et Baba a fait plus d'une fois la une des médias pour X ou Y raison.

One Centre Square show canceled after bassist dies in crash
Of the six injured, three were listed in critical condition and the other three in stable condition as of Friday evening. Ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, who lives in Coopersburg, was the founding percussionist for Adrenalin Mob.

Mercato OM: Un défenseur quitte le club
Baptiste Aloé retrouve le Nord! Baptiste Aloé a été libéré de sa dernière année de contrat avec l'OM. Il avait fait 21 apparitions en Ligue 2 la saison dernière avec le club nordiste.

Passengers evacuated from plane after someone 'passed gas'
A passenger caused a stink aboard an American Airlines jet, forcing an unplanned landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. It reported the plane had landed at Raleigh-Durham on July 16 at around 4 p.m., and cited a U.S. airport official as its source.

Officiel : Gaëtan Courtet quitte l'AJ Auxerre pour le FC Lorient !
Je suis très heureux qu'il nous rejoigne et qu'il puisse démontrer ses qualités sous les couleurs de son club formateur. Gaëtan Courtet vient d'arriver à Carnac où le FC Lorient joue un match amical contre Guingamp, ce samedi.

Duterte to decide on martial law recommendation by July 22
The defense department said in a statement on Sunday that it has submitted its recommendation to President Duterte last July 13. Lorenzana declined, however, to say what exactly the DND recommended, as he did not wish to preempt the President.

Al Baghdadi "n'est pas mort", selon le renseignement kurde — Daech
Il sait ce qu'il fait", a-t-il indiqué, ajoutant que "l'élimination du groupe Da'ech prendra encore trois ou quatre ans". Et de rappeler que le calife autoproclamé, issu d'Al Qaïda en Irak, "a échappé aux services de sécurité.