David Landau
Date of Birth
Mar 09, 1879
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA

Biography

Foghorn-voiced stage actor David Landau was brought to Hollywood in 1931 to re-create his Broadway role of the homicidal Maurrant in Elmer Rice's Street Scene. Landau went on to appear in 32 films over a four-year period. Seldom permitted to play a sympathetic role, Landau thrived in parts calling for drunkenness (1932's Taxi), brutality (1932's I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang) and all-around...