Appeared (as "Stanley Kowalski") in "A Streetcar Named Desire" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams
. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Arthur H. Ross. Directed by Elia Kazan
. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 3 Dec 1947-17 Dec 1949 (855 ...
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[on Last Tango in Paris
(1972)] I don't know what that film's about. So much of it was improvised. [Bernardo Bertolucci
] wanted to do this, to do that. I'd seen his other movie, The Conformist
(1970), and I thought he was a man of special talent. And he thought of all kinds of improvisations. He let me do anything. He told me the general area of what he wanted and I tried to produce the words or ...
When cast as Col. Kurtz in Francis Ford Coppola
's Apocalypse Now
(1979), Brando had promised to lose weight for the role, as well as read Joseph Conrad
's novel "Heart of Darkness", on which Coppola's script was based. Coppola had envisioned Kurtz as a lean and hungry warrior; the character of Kurtz in the Conrad novellas was a wraith and weighed barely more than a child despite his great stature,...
Usually received top-billing in movies. Even if didn't have the titular role or was the most seen character