Martin Landau will forever be remembered for this line during his Oscars speech


In March 1995, actor Martin Landau put a cap on a decades-long career in Hollywood by winning the Academy Award for best supporting actor.

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Landau died on Saturday at age 89, according to TMZThe Associated Press and other media outlets.

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Throughout his career, Landau starred alongside some of Hollywood’s biggest names. In 1994’s “Ed Wood,” he played Bela Lugosi, another character actor who had a long career in front of the screen.

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When speaking to the crowd during his speech, an overwhelmed Landau delivered one of the most memorable monologues in Oscar history.

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“My God. What a night. What a life. What a moment. What everything,” Landau said during his speech.

Landau went on to thank many people involved with the film and expressed admiration for his director, Tim Burton, and co-star Johnny Depp.

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