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Marlon Brando - The Godfather
Super Star & Best Actor Winner
Handsome, sexy and primal, Marlon Brando was like a force of nature when he exploded on the screen in the 1950s. Although critics complained that he mumbled, the audience, particularly young people, went wild over him.
Considered by some to be the finest actor of his generation, Marlon Brando's defining role would be as the brutish Stanley Kowalski in STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE for which he won a Best Actor Award.
Notable films include: DON JUAN DE MARCO, THE WILD ONE, ON THE WATERFRONT, THE GODFATHER his 2nd Oscar, THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, SUPERMAN, APOCALYPSE NOW, and THE SCORE.
After being slim and trim in his youth, Marlon Brando grew to be over 300 lbs in later life. Brando claimed candidly that he had exchanged an earlier passion for women for a passion for food.
Marlon Brando 1954 Best Actor
ON THE WATERFRONT (Drama)
Marlon Brando received his Oscar for playing the longshoreman who at first goes along with the labor racketeers and then turns against them.
Marlon Brando 1972 Best Actor
THE GODFATHER (Crime Drama)
Marlon Brando received his Oscar for playing the ruthless Cosa Nostra chieftain as he falls from power.
ABOUT MARLON BRANDO (1924 - 2004)
American leading actor, born in Omaha, who is also known for his "method" technique of acting. Some consider him the screen's finest actor.
Marlon Brando went on the stage at age 19 and 4 years later he was the sensation of Broadway in STEETCAR NAMED DESIRE.
For Marlon Brando's performances in VIVA ZAPATA, JULIUS CAESAR, and ON THE WATERFRONT he received a British Film Academy award.
Marlon Brando's other nominations include:
STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (51)
VIVA ZAPATA !(52)
JULIUS CAESAR (53)
LAST TANGO IN PARIS (73)
Brando's other credits include:
THE WILD ONE
GUYS AND DOLLS
THE TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON
THE YOUNG LIONS
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
THE UGLY AMERICAN
A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG
THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY
THE MISSOURI BREAKS
A DRY WHITE SEASON
DON JUAN DE MARCO
THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU
Marlon Brando's television credits include:
ROOTS: THE NEW GENERATIONS
MORT SAHL: THE LOYAL OPPOSITION
MARLON BRANDO: THE WILD ONE
Marlon Brando in THE FRESHMAN (1990)