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Marlon Brando (1924–2004)

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949, a decision for which he was severely criticized... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 26 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 The Godfather (Video Game)
Don Vito Corleone (voice)
 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Video short)
 2001 The Score
 1998 Free Money
Warden Sven 'The Swede' Sorenson
 1997 The Brave
 1980 The Formula
Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil
 1978 Superman
 1968 Candy
 1953 The Wild One
Johnny Strabler / Narrator
 1950 The Men
 1950 Come Out Fighting (TV Movie)
Jimmy Brand
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- I'm No Hero (1949)
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Stage: Appeared in "A Flag is Born" on Broadway See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 31 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 85 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I know it can be hard for a troubled kid like James Dean to have to live up to sudden fame and the ballyhoo Hollywood created around him. I saw it happen to Marilyn Monroe and I also knew it from my own experience. In trying to copy me, I think Jimmy was only attempting to deal with these insecurities, but I told him it was a mistake. See more »


Was Oliver Stone's first choice for the role of Richard Boyle in Salvador (1986). However, Brando had become notoriously reclusive by the time the project got underway and turned down the role. See more »


Often improvised his own dialogue See more »


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