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Marlon Brando

Actor Marlon Brando

Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: Hailed for bringing a gripping realism to film acting and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.

A cultural icon, he is most famous for his Oscar-winning performances as Terry Malloy in "On the Waterfront" and Vito Corleone in "The Godfather".

Other influential performances include in "A Streetcar Named Desire", "Viva Zapata!", "Julius Caesar", "The Wild One", "Reflections in a Golden Eye", "Last Tango in Paris" and "Apocalypse Now".

Born: April 3, 1924
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Died: July 1, 2004 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Respiratory failure

Married Life

  • 1957-10-14 Actor Marlon Brando (33) marries actress Anna Kashfi (23)
  • 1959-04-22 Actor Marlon Brando and actress Anna Kashfi divorce
  • 1960-06-04 "On the Waterfront" actor Marlon Brando (36) weds Mexican-American actress Movita Castaneda (42)
  • 1962-08-10 Actor Marlon Brando (38) marries Tahitian actress Tarita Teriipaia (20) (divorced 1972)

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