Appeared in an unsold television pilot for a proposed series about boxing, alongside Richard Boone
, Lee Tracy
, Audrey Christie
, and J. Edward Bromberg
; all this - except for the year - revealed by Richard Boone in an interview conducted in 1969. In a 1980 interview, Boone again brought up the pilot, this time placing it in 1948...
5 Biographical Movies |
31 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
4 Interviews |
83 Articles |
18 Pictorials |
18 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on his unforgettable role in The Godfather
(1972)] I went home and did some rehearsing to satisfy my curiosity about whether I could play an Italian. I put on some makeup, stuffed Kleenex in my cheeks and worked out the characterization first in front of a mirror, then on a television monitor. After working on it, I decided I could create a characterization that would support the story. The ...
According to Lawrence Grobel's "Conversations with Brando" (NY: Hyperion, 1991), Brando ultimately made $14 million from Superman
(1978). The Salkinds, producers of the movie, tried to buy out his share of the profits for $6 million, but Brando refused and had to file a lawsuit to recover what was owed him.
Frequently played young, somewhat misunderstood rebels in his youth (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Wild One, On the Waterfront) and later powerful criminals (The Godfather, The Formula, The Freshman, The Score).