Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89

Credit: Frederick M. Brown

Credit: Frederick M. Brown

Oscar award-winning character actor Martin Landau has died Saturday at 89.

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Landau won an Best Supporting Actor Academy Award in 1994 for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in the Tim Burton biopic "Ed Wood."

Landau died after a short hospitalization his publicist told The Associated Press.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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