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Martin Landau

Born: June 20, 1928, Brooklyn, New York - USA
Died: July 15, 2017

Martin Landau is an American actor.

Landau began his career in the 1950s; his early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's “North by Northwest” (1959). He played continuing roles in the television series “Mission: Impossible” for which he received Emmy Award nominations and “Space:1999”.

He received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture and his first nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in “Tucker: The Man and His Dream”, and was also Oscar-nominated for his role in “Crimes and Misdemeanors” (1989). His performance in the supporting role of Béla Lugosi in “Ed Wood” (1994) earned him the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe.

He continues to perform in film and television and heads the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio. Landau was born into a Jewish-American family in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Selma (née Buchanan) and Morris Landau, an Austrian-born machinist who scrambled to rescue relatives from the Nazis.

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Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (2014)

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Cult leader Warren Jeffs rises to power in the polygamist Mormon sect once headed by his late father, but some of his wives fight back to bring him to justice. Based on a true story.

60 2014 120
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Anna Nicole (2013)

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Voluptuous beauty Anna Nicole Smith marries an elderly millionaire and poses for Playboy, but after her husband's death, her excessive drinking, pill-popping and weight fluctuations take their toll.

53 2013 90
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Frankenweenie (2012)

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Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

70 2012 87
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9 (2009)

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A thought-provoking and beautifully stirring bit of storytelling, 9 features an all-star cast of voice talent that includes Elijah Wood, Academy Award®-winners Jennifer Connelly and Martin Landau, Academy Award®-nominees John C. Reilly and Christopher Plummer, and Crispin Glover. Tim Burton and Timor Bekmambetov produce.

71 2009 80
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City of Ember (2008)

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For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Embers once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, in a race against time, must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the citys existence, before the the lights go out forever.

65 2008 90
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Lovely, Still (2008)

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A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.

72 2008 92
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Goya's Ghosts (2006)

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Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

69 2006 114
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Hollywood Homicide (2003)

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Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga instructor. When the two are assigned a big case they must work out whether they want to solve the case or follow their hearts.

53 2003 116
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The Majestic (2001)

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Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

69 2001 152
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Haven (2001)

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

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| 106 Min

Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond family and must decide what it is he wants to do with his life.

78 2000 106
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Shiner (2000)

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| 99 Min

The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.

60 2000 99
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Edtv (1999)

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Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.

61 1999 122
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Rounders (1998)

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A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

74 1998 121
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The X Files (1998)

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Blackwood, Texas: After falling through a hole in the ground, a young boy is infected by the alien Black Oil. One week later, in Dallas, a federal building is bombed by terrorists, killing five people, including the Blackwood boy. Mulder and Scully, now part of an FBI anti-terrorism unit, learn that the boy as well as three other victims were dead even before the bombing, cause of death: an alien virus. In the Texas desert, the agents find an agricultural complex that may hold the key to unlocking the government conspiracy surrounding the extraterrestrials and their lethal virus which Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.

70 1998 121
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The Long Way Home (1997)

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The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

75 1997 120
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B.A.P.S. (1997)

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Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Halle Berry stars as one of two homegirls who reacquaint a Beverly Hills  millionaire with his long-lost zest for life in this comedy as he teaches them to become Black American Princesses- B.A.P.S. Nisi (Halle Berry) and Mickey (Natalie Desselle-Reid) are two African-American women with two ambitions: to marry rich men who will give them lots of money and to open the world's first combination hair salon and soul food restaurant. But eligible bachelors and business opportunities are in short supply in Decatur, Georgia, so the pair hit the road to California and much more than they ever expected to find.

44 1997 90
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City Hall (1996)

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The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

62 1996 111
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The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

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One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you the adventures on which he learns valuable lessons.

53 1996 90
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Ed Wood (1994)

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The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

79 1994 127
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Intersection (1994)

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During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. She's everything Sally isn't -- warm, passionate, carefree. So why can't he choose between the two, especially when his indecision is taking its toll on his daughter?

52 1994 98
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Sliver (1993)

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A women moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after the tenant fell from the balcony.

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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

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An ophthalmologist s mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

80 1989 107
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

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Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he manages to build a fleet of them - only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three automobile manufacturers. They took away his car - but nobody could take away his dream.

69 1988 110
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Access Code (1984)

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| 88 Min

A secret organization gains control over the American nuclear weapons. A journalist ventures out to stop them.

33 1984 88
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Without Warning (1980)

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| 97 Min

An alien creature stalks human prey.

51 1980 97
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Meteor (1979)

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After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn t have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?

49 1979 107
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Nevada Smith (1966)

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Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to shoot on time and correct.

70 1966 128
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Cleopatra (1963)

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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison). When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony (Richard Burton), who vows to take power -- but Caesar's successor (Roddy McDowall) has other plans.

70 1963 248
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The Gazebo (1959)

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TV writer Elliott Nash buries a blackmailer under the new gazebo in his suburban backyard. But the nervous man can't let the body rest there.

70 1959 100



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