Landrum, formerly of Farmington, Mo., entered Southeast in the fall of 1960 and attended until the spring of 1963. During his time at Southeast, he was a member of A cappella Choir and was very active in drama, appearing as the lead in several productions, including Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Paint Your Wagon and A Sleep of Prisoners. Landrum was recognized for his talent with the Davis Barnett award for Best Actor of 1961-1962. In addition to attending Southeast, Landrum also attended Wayne State University and the National Theatre School of Canada, where he received training in classical Shakespearian acting.
Since his time at Southeast, Landrum has distinguished himself in the field of theatre. He has been a professional actor for more than 35 years, appearing in films and soap operas, on and off Broadway, and as a commercial spokesperson on television and radio. In addition, Landrum has taught at the School of Film and Television in New York City; produced, directed, and written for the theatre and is a published writer of fiction. Landrum also has served on the National Board of Screen Actors Guild, was a founding director of the Court Players Theatre Company at the Detroit Institute of the Arts, and has been involved with the Actors’ Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.