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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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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... 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 don't think it's the nature of any man to be monogamous. Men are propelled by genetically ordained impulses over which they have no control to distribute their seed. See more »


During an acting class, when the students were told to act out "a chicken hearing an air-raid siren," most of the students clucked and flapped their arms in a panic, while Brando stood stock-still, staring up at the ceiling. When asked to explain himself, Brando replied, "I'm a chicken - I don't know what an air-raid siren is." See more »


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