Landau was best known for his roles in Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" and the TV classics "Mission: Impossible" and "Space: 1999". For his portrayal of horror legend Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton's "Ed Wood", he was awarded with an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actor's Guild Award, and a Saturn Award. He was also the father of filmmaker Susan Landau Finch and actress Juliet Landau. Martin Landau passed away on July 15 2017. He was 89 years old.