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Landau center with "Mission: Landau had originally intended to be a cartoonist before studying at the esteemed Actors Studio in New York City. With his intense looks and persona, he began to be noticed by Hollywood studios. It was Landau who suggested playing the role as a not-so-closeted homosexual, a rather daring strategy for the era.
Between he co-starred on the hit spy series "Mission: Impossible", playing Rollin Hand, a master of disguise.
His real-life wife Barbara Bain also starred in the show. They both left due to either "artistic differences" or salary disputes with the producers. BetweenLandau and Bain co-starred in the cult sci-fi series "Space: Landau's career went into decline although he never stopped working.
It was the quality of the projects that had diminished. He had an unexpected renaissance in when director Francis Ford Coppola cast him in "Tucker: The Man and His Dreams". Landau received a Best Supporting Actor nomination.
The following year he was nominated in the same category for a brilliant performance in Woody Allen's dark comedy "Crimes and Misdemeanors". E" seen here with David McCallum. Inhe would win the Oscar for playing Lugosi in "Ed Wood".
Landau had been nominated for Emmy awards on numerous occasions beginning with "Mission: Impossible" and extending to more recent nominations for "Without a Trace" and "Entourage".
Landau had been producer Gene Rodenberry's first choice to play the role of Spock in "Star Trek" but Landau decided to go with "Mission: The role went to Leonard Nimoy, who ironically ended up starring in "Mission: Impossible" after Landau's departure from the series.
For more click here. Romero, the maverick independent filmmaker who changed the movie industry forever with his low-budget, high grossing film "Night of the Living Dead", has passed away at age 77 from lung cancer.
Romero represented the true "guerilla filmmaker" when he and his partners cobbled together the meager production budget for "Night of the Living Dead", which was shot locally in Pittsburgh, where Romero had attended college, and used non-seasoned actors in starring roles.
Most critics were aghast but audiences responded with enthusiasm. Romero's film inspired a generation of young horror moviemakers but although it grossed many millions in profits, a snafu regarding the copyright prevented Romero and his investors from fully capitalizing on the phenomenal success of the movie.
It was a mistake he would not make again. Romero would go on to make other zombie movies, all with much higher budgets and the copyright situation carefully paid attention to. He also occasionally directed other horror films for mainstream studios including the cult hit "Creepshow" in that was inspired by the E.
Romero's manager confirmed that Romero passed away in an almost manner far removed from the world of horror movies: For more about Romero and tributes from film industry colleagues, click here.
Here is the full length feature film "Night of the Living Dead". Martinelli was a popular model in her native Italy when she was discovered by Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne. The film raised eyebrows at the time for presenting an inter-racial love affair between their characters. The movie helped successfully launch Martinelli's screen career in European cinema but it would be years before she starred in her next major Hollywood production.
In director Howard Hawks cast her as the female lead opposite John Wayne his big budget African adventure "Hatari! The film was a sizable hit and Martinelli began to appear in more American studio productions. Ps", which was also a major success and opposite Robert Mitchum in the thriller "Rampage".ALMOST HUMAN () - Movie posters tried to pass this off as a monster film to an unsuspecting public upon its' initial U.S.
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