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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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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Truckline Cafe" on Broadway. Also in cast: David Manners. 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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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 »


His signature was considered so valuable to collectors, that many personal checks he wrote were never cashed because his signature was usually worth more than the amount on the check. See more »


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


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