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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 33 wins & 22 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)
Boss
 2001 The Score
Max
 1998 Free Money
Warden Sven 'The Swede' Sorenson
 1997 The Brave
McCarthy
 1980 The Formula
Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil
 1978 Superman
Jor-El
 1968 Candy
Grindl
 1953 The Wild One
Johnny Strabler / Narrator
 1950 The Men
Ken
 1950 Come Out Fighting (TV Movie)
Jimmy Brand
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- I'm No Hero (1949)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Eugene Marchbanks") in "Candida" on Broadway (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Cort Theatre: 3 Apr 1946-2 May 1946 (24 performances). Cast: Wesley Addy (as "The Rev. James Mavor Morell"), Oliver Cliff, Katharine Cornell (as "Candida"; also producer), Cedric Hardwicke (as "Mr... 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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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm just another son-of-a-bitch sitting in a motor home on a film set and they come looking for Zeus. See more »

Trivia:

The producers of the film adaptation of Sir Peter Shaffer's play Equus (1977) were interested in casting either Brando or Jack Nicholson in the lead role of Dr. Martin Dysart. The part went instead to Richard Burton, who had to "screen-test" for the role by agreeing to appear in the play on Broadway. Burton did, got rave reviews and a special Tony award, and won his seventh and last Oscar ... See more »

Trademark:

Bizarrely unique voice with an extreme nasal tonality spoken in mumbles See more »

Nickname:

Bud See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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