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