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Date of Birth 29 December 1941Anau District, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Birth NameTarita Teriipia

Mini Bio (1)

Tarita was born on December 29, 1941 in Anau District, Bora Bora, French Polynesia as Tarita Teriipia. She is an actress, known for Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). She was previously married to Marlon Brando.

Spouse (1)

Marlon Brando (10 August 1962 - 14 July 1972) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (12)

Had two children with Marlon Brando: a son, Simon Teihotu Brando (born on 30 May 1963) and a daughter, Tarita Zumi Cheyenne (13 February 1970-14 April 1995, suicide).
Born in a bamboo hut 6 kilometers from Bora Bora's one village, Vaitape.
Has 5 brothers and 1 sister.
Father, Teriichira, was a fisherman.
Attended school until she was 12.
Was working as a dishwasher at a resort near Papeete, Tahiti, when she was discovered.
Grandmother of Tuki Brando, Cheyenne's son.
Daughter-in-law of Marlon Brando Sr. during her marriage to Marlon Brando.
Sister-in-law of Jocelyn Brando during marriage to Marlon Brando.
Although she had signed a contract with MGM, Marlon Brando made sure that she didn't get any more roles after Mutiny on the Bounty (1962).
Has lived on Marlon Brando's estate at the beach of Papeete since 1970.
Grandson Tuki Brando (b. 1990), her daughter's Cheyenne's son, has been chosen by Donatella Versace to be the new face of Versace for Men's collection. (2007).

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