Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

American actor (1924–2004)
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Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor with a career spanning 60 years, during which he won many accolades, including two Academy Awards for Best Actor, three BAFTA Awards for Best Foreign Actor and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor — Motion Picture Drama. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in 20th-century film. Brando was also an activist for many causes, notably the civil rights movement and various Native American movements. Having studied with Stella Adler in the 1940s, he is credited with being one of the first actors to bring the Stanislavski system of acting and method acting, derived from the Stanislavski system, to mainstream audiences.

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Marlon Brando was born on Thursday, 3 April 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. His full name at birth was Marlon Brando Jr.. He was best known as an actor. Brando's country of citizenship (nationality) was American. He died on Thursday, 1 July 2004 in Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA at the age of 80. He is buried at Cremated, Ashes scattered. Marlon attended high school at Libertyville High School, Libertyville, Illinois, USA (expelled). For university, he studied at American Theatre Wing Professional School at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School. Politically, he was affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). His religion is listed as Deist. He was 5' 9" (175 cm) tall and weighed 242 lbs (110 kg) with a large build. He had blue eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth was reported to be $100,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign was Aries.

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Full name at birth
Marlon Brando Jr.
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Claim to fame
his roles as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, his Academy Award-winning performance as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront and his Academy Award-winning performance as Vito Corleone in The Godfather
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Date of birth
3 April 1924
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Place of birth
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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Date of death
1 July 2004
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Age
80 (age at death)
Place of death
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Respiratory failure from pulmonary fibrosis with congestive heart failure
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Resting place
Cremated, Ashes scattered
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Actor, Film Director, Activist, Writer
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Height
5' 9" (175 cm)
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Weight
242 lbs (110 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Square jawline
  • Unique voice
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Net worth
$100,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Libertyville High School, Libertyville, Illinois, USA (expelled)
  • Shattuck Military Academy, Faribault, Minnesota, USA (dropped out)
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University
  • American Theatre Wing Professional School at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School
  • Stella Adler Studio of Acting Alumni
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I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.
  • The very last film role that was ever offered to him was Rayburn in Man on Fire (2004), less than a year before he passed away. The role instead went to Christopher Walken.
  • Turned down Stacy Keach's role in American History X (1998).
  • He was sought for the role of O'Brien the interrogator in Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), along with Sean Connery and Paul Scofield. Scofield accepted the part, but had to drop out of shooting after breaking his arm and was replaced by Richard Burton.
  • Youngest of three children.
  • Turned down the role of the Headless Horseman in _Sleepy Hollow (1999)_ .

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