Martin Landau is Gone

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  1. Tuckerfan

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    He's another who I thought was already dead. I recognize the name, but other than "Mission Impossible" I really can't place him in anything else.
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    Space 1999, Ed Wood, and Tucker: The Man and His Dream are his other best known things.
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    He guested on a number of westerns early in his career. Often as a Mexican or an Indian.

    Didn't he appear as a Bajoran early in DS9
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    A lot of people mix him up with Walter Matthau.
    When Matthau died, I almost came to a genital electrocution level fight with someone over proving it wasn't Landau.
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    I didn't even know he was still alive, to be honest.

    Still, sad to hear.
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    Space 1999 and Mission Impossible were parts of my childhood, so he was one of those actors I'd always enjoy seeing.

    Sad to see him go :(
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    Strangely, I decided on a whim to watch an episode of Space: 1999 yesterday before I'd heard this news. :(

    His portrayal of Bela Lugosi in the Ed Wood movie was freakin' epic. Far overshadowed Depp's lackluster performance as Wood.
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    They say it is pretty difficult to give a really good rendition of a person who actually lived in the modern era of which there is existing film footage of.
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    Son of a bitch. One of my favourite actors. :salute:
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    Like they do whenever a famous actor dies, all the classic shows are trotting out all their episodes where Martin Landau was a guest start.

    Just today I've seen Landau on The Rifleman, Bonanza, and The Big Valley.

    Playing Mexicans in all of them.