Oscar winner Martin Landau honored with Israel Film Fest Career Award

Oscar winner Martin Landau honored with Israel Film Fest Career Award

PanARMENIAN.Net - Academy Award-winning actor Martin Landau will be honored with the 2013 Career Achievement Award at the Israel Film Festival, TheWrap said.

The award will be presented at the opening night gala on Thursday, April 18, at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. The festival will run from April 18-May 2 and showcases more than 30 new Israeli films including features, documentaries, and student shorts.

Landau received the Best Supporting Oscar for his work in Tim Burton’s "Ed Wood," and also received Oscar nominations for his performances in Francis Ford Coppola’s "Tucker" and for Woody Allen’s "Crimes and Misdemeanors."

His film credits include "Pork Chop Hill," "North By Northwest," "Cleopatra," "The Aryan Couple" and most recently, voice work in Tim Burton’s animated "Frankenweenie."

Landau has received six Emmy nominations including two for guest starring appearances on "Without a Trace" as well as for his work on "Entourage." Landau also starred in the hit TV series "Mission: Impossible."

Landau is also a member of The Actors Studio, where he serves as an Artistic Director of Actors Studio West.

Past recipients of the Career Achievement Award include Richard Dreyfuss and Bob Balaban.

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