Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
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Marlon Brando was born in 3rd April 1924 and was a well-known American actor, film director and activist. He has contributed a lot of the film industry and has brought realism to acting. He is famous for his award winning performance as Vito Corleone in the Godfather.

His early life

Brando was born to Marlon Brando, Sr and Dorothy Julia. He has two elder sisters. Brando was raised a Christian scientist and his mother who was an actress herself gave into smoking, wore trousers and drove cars as well. When Brando was 11 years old, his mother took the three children to their grandmother where they lived for some time. Brando’s earliest acting involved imitating cows and horses as a way to distract his mother from drinking His sister pursued an acting career and appeared in Broadway. Brando was expelled from school for riding his motorcycle through his corridors. He was sent to the military academy where his father also studied.

His acting career

Brando is known for his academy award wining performances as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront, and as Vito Corleone in the Godfather as well as in Reflections in a Golden Eye, Last Tango in Paris, Apocalypse Now, and more, he also joined the African-American Civil Rights Movement and various Native American movements. He acted, directed and starred in the cult western film one-eyed jacks, which was said to be a flop after which he delivered a few failures with the novel Mutiny on the Bounty. He appeared for cameo roles in Superman, the Formula, and more. He was also ranked as the fourth greatest paid movie stars whose screen debuts occurred in or before 1950. He died at the age of 80 because of respiratory failure.


Marlon Brandos was one of the greatest actors of his time. He was an inspiration for all other actors who followed his footsteps of success.