April 3, 1924
July 1, 2004
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
113 kg | 250 lbs
10.5 US | 43.5 EU
Marlon Brando Jr. was born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, on April 3, 1924, was an American actor.
Young Marlon Brando first started performing in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career at summer stock in Sayville, New York, on Long Island.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "I Remember Mama" (1944) in role as Nels, at the Music Box Theatre.
He made his big screen debut in drama movie The Men (1950) in role as Kenneth "Ken" Wilcheck / "Bud".
He got his television debut in ABC show Actors Studio (1949) in episode "I'm No Hero", in role as Doctor.
Marlon's breakthrough performance came as Stanley Kowalski in drama movie A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).
He made his directorial debut with Western movie One-Eyed Jacks (1961), also he starred in role as "Kid" Rio.
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He won the Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Terry Malloy in crime drama movie On the Waterfront (1954).
He won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama also was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Vito Corleone in crime drama film The Godfather (1972).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his role as Stanley Kowalski in drama movie A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor also won the BAFTA Film Award for Best Foreign Actor and the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Emiliano Zapata in biographical drama movie Viva Zapata! (1952).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Film Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Mark Antony in drama film Julius Caesar (1953).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Sakini in comedy film The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama also won the David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Major Lloyd "Ace" Gruver, USAF in drama romance movie Sayonara (1957).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor for his role as Paul in drama romance film Last Tango in Paris (1973).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, a BAFTA Film Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Ian McKenzie in drama historical movie A Dry White Season (1989).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Laurel Award for Top Male Dramatic Performance for his role s Christian Diestl in World War II drama film The Young Lions (1958).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Peter Quint in horror movie The Nightcomers (1971).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his performance as Ambassador Harrison Carter MacWhite in drama film The Ugly American (1963).
He was nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival Audience Award for Best Actor for his role as Maj. Weldon Penderton in drama thriller movie Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967).
The Wild One (1953) drama as Johnny Strabler
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) science fiction horror as Dr. Moreau
Apocalypse Now (1979) epic war as Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
Superman (1978) superhero as Jor-El
Guys and Dolls (1955) musical comedy as Sky Masterson
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) epic historical drama as 1st Lt. Fletcher Christian
The Score (2001) crime thriller as Max
The Missouri Breaks (1976) epic Western as Robert E. Lee Clayton
Don Juan DeMarco (1994) romantic comedy drama as Dr. Jack Mickler
The Chase (1966) drama crime as Sheriff Calder
A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) romance comedy as Ogden Mears
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as George Lincoln Rockwell in ABC television miniseries Roots: The Next Generations (1979).
Attended Libertyville High School, Illinois.
Attended Shattuck Military Academy in Minnesota.
Studied at the American Theatre Wing Professional School, part of the Dramatic Workshop of the New School in New York City.
Studied modern dance with Katherine Dunham in New York in early 1940s.
Had two older sisters, Jocelyn and Frances.
Had German, Dutch, English and Irish ancestry.
He was an avid student of Stella Adler.
He learned the techniques of the Stanislavski system.
He was fan of professional wrestling and of Afro-Caribbean music.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1765 Vine Street in 1960.
He won the Henrietta Awards for World Film Favorite - Male in 1955 and 1973.
He was good friend with Warren Beatty and Michael Jackson.
Published autobiography "Songs My Mother Taught Me" in 1994.
He was an active ham radio operator.
Featured in music video for Michael Jackson "You Rock My World" (2001).
He was posthumously awarded the Stella Adler Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Had eleven children, three of whom were adopted.
Brando died on July 1, 2004, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80.
He was married to:
Tarita Teriipaia (1962-1972) they had a son, Simon Teihotu and a daughter, Cheyenne
Movita Castaneda (1960-1962) they had a son, Miko Castaneda Brando and a daughter, Rebecca Brando
Anna Kashfi (1957-1959) they had a son, Christian Devi Brando
He dated Christian Marquand (1994-2000), Christina Ruiz (1988-1996), Jill Banner (1976-1980), Patricia Quinn (1970-1971), Valerie Varda (1964-1965), Virginia Leith (1956), Rossana Rory (1955), Marilyn Monroe (1955-1962), Wally Cox (1955-1973), Rita Moreno (1954-1962), Eva Marie Saint (1954), Josanne Berenger (1954-1955), Diahann Carroll (1954), Roberta Haynes (1952-1953) and Katy Jurado (1952-1961).