Marlon Brando

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Marlon Brando Jr.
  • Birth Place: Omaha, NE
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/03/1924, Aries
  • Date of Death: 07/01/2004
  • Profession: Actor
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Marlon Brando Fast Facts:
  • Mother founded the Omaha Community Playhouse, where she mentored a young Henry Fonda.
  • Expelled from both high school and military academy.
  • Worked as a ditch digger before moving to New York.
  • Made Broadway debut in 1944's I Remember Mama.
  • Voted by critics as Broadway's most promising actor in 1946 after appearing in Truckline Café.
  • Breakthrough role came as Stanley Kowalski in the 1947 Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • Nominated for Oscars for four consecutive years and won on his fourth try for On the Waterfront
  • Refused to accept his Best Actor Oscar for his role as Don Vito Corleone in 1972's The Godfather because he disapproved of Hollywood's negative depiction of Native Americans.
  • Bought a 12-island Polynesian atoll, Tetiaroa, and occasionally lived there.
  • In 1999, named by Time magazine as one of the 100 Persons of the Century.
  • Best friend and former roommate was actor Wally Cox; he kept Cox's ashes and they were scattered with his own in Death Valley.
  • Marlon Brando Relationships:
  • Movita - Ex-wife
  • Tarita Teriipaia - Ex-wife
  • Timothy Gahan Brando - Son
  • Frannie Brando - Sister
  • Dorothy Pennebaker Brando - Mother
  • Ninna Priscilla Brando - Daughter
  • Simon Teihotu - Son
  • Stefano Brando - Son
  • Jocelyn Brando - Sister
  • Miko Brando - Son
  • Rebecca Brando - Daughter
  • Rita Moreno - Ex-significant Other
  • Christina Ruiz - Ex-significant Other
  • Myles Jonathan Brando - Son
  • Cheyenne Brando - Daughter
  • Christian Brando - Son
  • Anna Kashfi - Ex-wife
  • Marlon Brando Sr. - Father
  • Marlon Brando Awards:
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1956 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1972 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1954 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1952 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Winner
  • 1989 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1954 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Winner
  • 1972 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1973 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1979 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Winner
  • 1958 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Nominee
  • 1953 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actor - Winner
  • 1957 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1955 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1989 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1958 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1964 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1955 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1973 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1951 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1957 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1953 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1952 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended The New School for Social Research, New York, NY

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