Actor Martin Landau dead at age 89
Actor Martin Laundau (Flickr Creative Commons)

Actor Martin Landau has died at the age of 89, according to TMZ.com.


Landau began his acting career in the 1950s and starred in the "Mission: Impossible" series and a number of feature films including Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" and Francis Ford Coppola's "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," for which Landau was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Landau won a Golden Globe Award for Best Male TV Star in 1968 for his work on "Mission: Impossible."

The actor's cause of death has not yet been disclosed.