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Marlon Brando

Actor
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Net worth 2018: $1.7 Million
Residence: Omaha
Country: United States
BirthDay: 3 April 1924
Sigh: Taurus
Died On: July 1, 2004
Education: The New School, Actors Studio, Shattuck-Saint Mary's
BIOGRAPHY

Marlon Brando was bornon 3 April 1924 in Omaha, American, is Actor. Marlon Brando was an American actor, considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. The main male sex symbol in Hollywood during the mid-1950s, Brando was more than a film personality—he was a cultural icon and the heartthrob of generations of women across the globe. Strikingly handsome and talented, he almost became synonymous with the character of Stanley Kowalski which he portrayed in the much acclaimed movie, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. This role earned him an Academy Award nomination and established him as one of the foremost leading men in Hollywood. Later on he won an Academy Award for playing Terry Malloy in ‘On the Waterfront’, a performance regarded as one of his finest. Over the years, he appeared in several more films which were critical as well as commercial successes and cemented his reputation as one of the greatest ever stars in Hollywood. Brando was also an activist who supported many causes, including the African-American Civil Rights Movement and various American Indian Movements. Over the course of his career he had earned the reputation of being a “Bad Boy” due to his over-indulgence, excessive womanizing, and public outbursts. But nothing could dampen the affection the audiences had for this charming and good-looking actor

TIMELINE
2004

Marlon Brando died of respiratory failure from pulmonary fibrosis with congestive heart failure on July 1, 2004

1989

He returned to the big screen in ‘A Dry White Season’ in 1989

1980

He appeared as oil tycoon Adam Steiffel in ‘The Formula’ in 1980

1972

In 1972, he played the role of Don Vito Corleone in the crime film, ‘The Godfather’

1962

His much anticipated movie, ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ (1962) proved to be a box office flop and he failed to give even one major hit in the decade

1960

In 1960, he married Movita Castaneda, a Mexican-American actress

1957

He married actress Anna Kashfi in 1957 with whom he had a son

1952

Over the next few years he appeared in many successful movies including ‘Viva Zapata! ‘(1952), ‘On the Waterfront’ (1954), ‘Guys and Dolls’ (1955), and ‘The Young Lions’ (1958)

1950

In spite of being a major star in the 1950s, his popularity began to decline in the 1960s

1947

Marlon Brando started out as a stage actor and received much appreciation for his portrayal of the arrogant and cruel Stanley Kowalski in the 1947 play, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

1924

Marlon Brando was born on April 3, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska, to Marlon Brando, Sr

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