Hollywood took to social media to mourn the loss of Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau, who is dead. He died Saturday in Los Angeles.
Hollywood paid tribute on social media to Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau, who died Saturday in Los Angeles.
Actors and filmmakers remembered Landau for his scene-stealing roles in films including, “North by Northwest, ” “Crimes and Misdemeanors, ” and “Ed Wood, ” and the TV series, “Mission: Impossible.”
In addition to those who celebrated the life and mourned the loss of the actor online, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce also announced Monday that flowered will be placed on Landau’s Walk of Fame star on Monday at 11: 30 a.m. local time. Landau’s star is located at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard.
Alec Baldwin wrote on Twitter, “I grew up watching and admiring Martin Landau. On my way to London to shoot ‘Mission Impossible,’ oddly enough.” Continuing, “So great in ‘Crimes and Misdemeanors,’ ‘Ed Wood,’ Great in everything.”
I grew up watching and admiring MARTIN LANDAU. On my way to London to shoot MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, oddly enough.
— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) July 17,2017
Rest In Peace MARTIN LANDAU. So great in CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS, ED WOOD. Great in everything.
— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) July 17,2017
“Now Martin Landau is gone. Today is way too much. Please stop, ” Josh Gad said, also referring to the news that filmmaker George A. Romero died Sunday.
Now #MartinLandau is gone. Today is way too much. Please stop.
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) July 17,2017
Jerry Ferrara reminisced on working with Landau on the HBO series “Entourage.” “He’s the definition of what a great actor is. He’s given masterpieces to us, ” Ferrara said.
Had the honor of working w/ Martin Landau on Entourage years ago. Hes the definition of what a great actor is. Hes Given masterpieces 2 us.
— Jerry Ferrara (@jerryferrara) July 17,2017
Filmmaker Joss Whedon gave a nod to Landau’s performance in “Crimes and Misdemeanors, ” writing on Twitter, “These two as brothers, perfect. And the single take scene with Angelica Huston in her apartment…”
Crimes & Misdemeanors – these two as brothers, perfect. And the single take scene w/Angelica Huston in her apartment… RIP Martin Landau pic.twitter.com/qBhinnaHuq
— Joss Whedon (@joss) July 17,2017
Comedian Dane Cook shared an early memory of the two. “When I first lived in LA, I’ d walk to an IHOP near my place. Martin Landau was always eating breakfast at 9 a.m, ” he wrote.
When I first lived in LA I’d to walk to an IHOP near my place. Martin Landau was always eating breakfast at 9am. A talented soul. #rip
— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) July 17,2017
“He won an Oscar and was directed by Hitchcock but don’ t forget that Martin Landau was also in the best TV credits ever, ” director Edgar Wright said regarding Landau’s role in the British sci-fi series “Space: 1999.”
He won an Oscar & was directed by Hitchcock but don’t forget that Martin Landau was also in the best TV credits ever https: //t.co/a0LivIfGDP
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) July 17,2017
Rob Schneider penned, “I was just telling a story about working with you tonight at dinner. I love you. I miss you. I’ m blessed that I knew you.”
Oh no! Martin Landau, I was just telling a story about working with you tonight at dinner! I LOVE YOU! I MISS YOU! I’m blessed that I knew U
— Rob Schneider (@RobSchneider) July 17,2017
Read more reactions below:
The great Martin Landu has passed away. He’s great in so many movies but Crimes and Misdemeanors is his best in my… https: //t.co/Rd2qonpuId
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) July 17,2017
Condolences to the family of Martin Landau.
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) July 17,2017
RIP Martin Landau. Crimes and Misdemeanors, one of my favorites.
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) July 17,2017
RIP Martin Landau. “Crimes & Misdemeanors” 1 of my all time fav performances. Such versatility in his vast work. A simply wonderful actor.
— Ralph Macchio (@ralphmacchio) July 17,2017
When George A. Romero was 19 he worked as a pageboy on NORTH BY NORTHWEST, Martin Landau’s 2nd film. #imafuckingnerd
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) July 17,2017
Rest In Peace, Martin Landau.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) July 17,2017
Working with Martin Landau on Ed Wood was a joy. What a talented, sweet generous actor. #RealDeal https: //t.co/lXVGeTo6xd
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) July 17,2017
Losing both #GeorgeRomero & #MartinLandau this weekend is a doubly tragic loss. They were irreplaceable and we will deeply miss them. RIP
— Stuart Gordon (@OfficialSGordon) July 17,2017