Martin Landau, actor, dies

Martin Landau in Space: 1999Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau, a fixture of genre TV and movies since the late 1950s, dies at the age of 89. The star of such series as Mission: Impossible and Space: 1999, Landau was also a renowned acting teacher, and was in demand both before and after his TV heyday with roles in North By Northwest, Crimes And Misdemeanors, and Ed Wood, in which his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in his waning years brought him an Academy Award. He worked steadily through his eighties, in both on-screen roles and voice roles, with some projects yet to be released at the time of his death.