Martin Landau, Oscar Winner for “Ed Wood,” Dies at 89

Martin Landay, actor and Oscar winner, passed away aged 89.

Landay was best known for his role on the Mission: Impossible TV show, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after “unexpected complications,” as Hollywood Reporter informs.

Following the contract ending with the CBS show in 1969, Landau had a role in Coppola’s Tucker: The Man and His Dream.

Landau ultimately received an Oscar award for his role in Burton’s Ed Wood (1994).

He turned down the role of Mr. Spock on the NBC’s Star Trek, which went to Leonard Nimoy.