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‘Mission Impossible’ actor Martin Landau is dead

'Mission Impossible' actor Martin Landau is deadLegendary actor Martin Landau died on Saturday at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles following “unexpected complications during a short hospitalization”. He was 89.

Martin starred in dozens of hits including Alfred Hitchcock‘s North by Northwest, Tim Burton’s Ed Wood and Cleopatra, Mission: Impossible, and more.

”We are overcome with sadness to report the death of iconic actor Martin Landau on July 15th, 2017 at 1:30pm at UCLA Medical Center, where he succumbed to unexpected complications during a short hospitalization. He had just celebrated his 89th birthday,” his publicist Dick Guttman said in a statement.

Martin won the Academy Award back in 1994 for his work as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood. He was also nominated for two additional Oscars.

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