Caption: Bill Murray, Tim Robbins and Martin Landau at event of City of Ember (2008)
Born: June 20, 1928
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Known for: Ed Wood (1994), 9 (2009), Mission: Impossible (1966), North by Northwest (1959)
Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for Billy Rose's "Pitching Horseshoes" column. He also worked for cartoonist Gus Edson on "The Gumps" ...