Mis­sion: Im­pos­si­ble ac­tor dies

The Daily Examiner - - WORLD NEWS -

CHAR­AC­TER ac­tor Martin Lan­dau, who starred in the 1960s tele­vi­sion show Mis­sion: Im­pos­si­ble and won an Os­car for play­ing Bela Lu­gosi in the movie Ed Wood, died on Satur­day, aged 89, his pub­li­cist said. He died in hos­pi­tal in Los An­ge­les af­ter “un­ex­pected com­pli­ca­tions dur­ing a short hos­pi­tal­i­sa­tion”. Lan­dau worked as a car­toon­ist for the New York Daily News be­fore be­com­ing an ac­tor. He was best known for play­ing mas­ter of dis­guise Rollin Hand for a top-se­cret spy team in the 1960s se­ries Mis­sion: Im­pos­si­ble. His wife Bar­bara Bain also starred in the se­ries.


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