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Marlon Brando (1924–2004)

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949, a decision for which he was severely criticized... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Le parrain Don Vito Corleone
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 2006 Le parrain (Video Game)
Don Vito Corleone (voice)
 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Video short)
 2001 The Score
 1998 Free Money
Warden Sven 'The Swede' Sorenson
 1997 The Brave
 1996 L'île du Dr. Moreau
Dr. Moreau
 1994 Don Juan DeMarco
Dr. Jack Mickler
 1992 Christophe Colomb: La découverte
Tomas de Torquemada
 1990 Premiers pas dans la Mafia
Carmine Sabatini
 1989 Une saison blanche et sèche
Ian McKenzie
 1980 La formule
Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil
 1979 Apocalypse Now
Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
 1979 Racines 2 (TV Mini-Series)
George Lincoln Rockwell
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... George Lincoln Rockwell
 1978 Superman
 1977 Le Parrain (TV Mini-Series)
Don Vito Corleone
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Don Vito Corleone
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Don Vito Corleone
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Don Vito Corleone
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Don Vito Corleone
 1976 Missouri Breaks
Lee Clayton
 1972 Le parrain
Don Vito Corleone
 1971 Le corrupteur
Peter Quint
 1969 Queimada
Sir William Walker
 1969 La nuit du lendemain
 1968 Candy
 1967 Reflets dans un oeil d'or
Maj. Weldon Penderton
 1966 L'homme de la Sierra
 1966 La poursuite impitoyable
Sheriff Calder
 1965 Morituri
Robert Crain
 1964 Les séducteurs
Freddy Benson
 1963 Le vilain américain
Ambassador Harrison Carter MacWhite
 1962 Les révoltés du Bounty
1st Lt. Fletcher Christian
 1960 L'homme à la peau de serpent
Valentine 'Snakeskin' Xavier
 1958 Le bal des maudits
Lt. Christian Diestl
 1957 Sayonara
Major Gruver
 1956 La petite maison de thé
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series)
Stanley Kowalski
- Advice to Bathers (1955) ... Stanley Kowalski
 1954 Désirée
Napoleon Bonaparte
 1954 Sur les quais
Terry Malloy
 1953 L'équipée sauvage
Johnny Strabler
 1953 Jules César
Mark Antony
 1952 Viva Zapata!
 1951 Un tramway nommé désir
Stanley Kowalski
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- I'm No Hero (1949)
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Other Works:

: Stage: Appeared (as "Nels") in "I Remember Mama" on Broadway See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 31 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 86 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money. See more »


About a year into the run of A Streetcar Named Desire on the New York stage he was fooling around with some of the guys backstage and ended up with a broken nose. See more »


The pioneering use of Method Acting See more »


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