Yet Martin Landau, who died Sunday at age 89 and was still acting in a career that spanned six decades, was just as proud of the first job he ever held - cartoonist for the New York Daily News.
Landau died of "unexpected complications" on Saturday during a brief spell in a Los Angeles hospital, his publicist Dick Guttman said. At the age of 22, Landau left the press to pursue acting.
"I think if they don't like what I'm doing, they'll say something", he told the Los Angeles Times. It was the antithesis of why I became an actor'. It's insane if you think about it. "And I could still hear my mother say, 'You did what?!'" He trained at the legendary Actors Studio, where he studied under Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan.
He had dabbled in acting before the switch, making his stage debut in 1951 at a ME summer theater in "Detective Story" and off-Broadway in "First Love". Among his credits are Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest", Tim Burton's "Ed Wood" and "Cleopatra".
He would go on to star in another enormously popular, franchise-spawning television series, Mission: Impossible, for three years.
Landau's career began to slow in the '70s and '80s, but he began to garner some actual prestige roles after Francis Ford Coppola cast him as Abe Karatz in Tucker: The Man And His Dream. He even received the best supporting actor nomination for his performance.
International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY
A couple who was attending the concert for Rahman said they were planning to "walk out" of the event due to the "boring elements". The star who turned 34 also danced on the song "Galti Se Mistake" from her latest released film with Ranbir Kapoor .
Hand's character, billed as "The World's Greatest Impersonator", also pinned Landau as a master of disguise in the eyes of casting directors, who saw him suited to play a variety of roles, notes the The New York Times. "Before that I did several films that should be turned into toothpicks. It would've been torturous", Landau revealed in 2011 (via THR). "People thought I was nuts to play the character gay, which wasn't originally written that way. I wanted to act". "Who wants to do that?"
In this October 7, 2008, file photo, Tim Robbins, from left, Martin Landau and Bill Murray attend a special screening of "City of Ember" in NY.
More recently, Landau starred in Remember (2015) with Christopher Plummer and The Red Maple Leaf (2016) with Kris Kristofferson and James Caan.
Samples of horse meat taken during the investigation concluded that the horse meat was destined for markets outside of Spain . The gang is accused of taking old or unwell horses and slaughtering them for their meat, then selling it on as prime beef .
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That is unless you're Donald Trump, who stood their unsmiling, possibly even unaware of what was actually going on. Commenting on the video, one user wrote: " I love how France under Macron is now just trolling Trump en masse.
Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal in 2014 for her work on geometry and dynamical systems and was the first Iranian to win the prize. In another interview, she said of her process: "I don't have any particular recipe [for developing new proofs] ...
The evacuation comes after the fire at White Lake jumped the Fraser River at the Rudy Johnson Bridge Saturday afternoon. The city said buses were positioned in 12 areas of the city for people who did not have their own vehicle available.
The Dallas Cowboys ($4.2 billion) were No. 1 for the second strait year, while the New York Yankees ($3.7 billion) ranked second. That's up 4 percent from its estimated value past year , when the Redskins franchise was valued at $2.85 billion.
Joe Biden writing book about his son's death
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Suspect sketch released for Delphi teen murders
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Park goes on attack at US Women's Open
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Gulf states hint at expulsion of Qatar from regional bloc
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Tom Holland & Zendaya Are Dating
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Sneak peek at Disney's 'Star Wars' galaxy not so far away
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Tiemoue Bakayoko joins Chelsea from Monaco
Let's win some things. "He needed minor knee surgery at the end of last season which is why this deal has dragged on for so long". Chelsea remain in the market for a striker with Antonio Conte not preferring to work with Diego Costa for the next season.
Feng extends lead at US Women's Open
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Bank Stocks Slump Even as Earnings Beat Estimates
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