Juan de Landa

Juan de Landa (1894–1968) was a Spanish film actor, who was born in the Basque Country. de Landa entered the film industry in 1930 following the arrival of sound film. He initially acted in Spanish-language versions of Hollywood films, but later worked mainly in the Spanish and Italian film industries. His best-known role is in Luchino Visconti's 1943 film Ossessione.[1]

Juan de Landa
Born27 January 1894
Died18 February 1968
Motrico, Basque Country
Other namesJuan Pisón Pagoaga y Landa
Years active1930 - 1958

Partial filmography


  1. Bacon p.248


  • Bacon, Henry. Visconti: Explorations of Beauty and Decay. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

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