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Martin Landau

20 June 1928 to 15 July 2017

An American actor whose career was launched by Alfred Hitchcock in North By Northwest (1959), Landau was originally best known for playing impersonator Rollin Hand on Mission: Impossible (1966-1969). He enjoyed a career renaissance in the late 1980s and went on to win an Oscar and receive a BAFTA nomination for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994).

Read Martin Landau's Guardian obituary here.