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Legendary Actor Marlon Brando was Born on 3rd April 1924 to Marlon Brando Sr. and Dorothy Julia. He was Born in the town of Omaha in Nebraska. His Mother was a stage actress and his father was pesticide manufacturer. Her mother is also said to inspire another great actor Henry Fonda to go for audition for a film. Due to his mother’s influence Marlon tried hands in acting. his family moved to Evanston (Illinois). Here are some facts about Marlon Brando:
- Marlon brando’s mother and father separated when he was 11 year old but reconciled 2 years later. Until then Marlon lived with her mother at his Grandma’s place in Santa Ana (California).
- Marlon was the second child of his parents. He had two sisters named Jocelyn Brando and Frances Brando. Jocelyn was also an actress who starred in the popular 1953 film The Big Heat.
- Marlon Brando tried to enlist in Army but a football injury (which led to trick knee) left him out of the spot.
- He studied acting at American Theater Wing Professional School situated in the New York City.
- Brando’s First Broadway play was 1944’s Remember Mama
- His first movie role came in 1950’s film The Men. He was 26 years old at that time. He spent a month in hospital to prepare for his role. This was a career changing step in his own words.
- Marlon has stated that he dated Marilyn Monroe when she was not even a star.
- Marlon Brando’s First wife was Anna Kashfi (from 1957 to 1959) who was an Immigrant Indian. They together had a son named Christian Brando. Marlon Brando’s second wife was Movita Castaneda (from 1960 to 1968). They together had a son and daughter named Miko brando and Rebecca Brando. Marlon Brando’s third wife was Tarita Teriipia. He had a son and daughter with her named Simon Brando and Cheyyenne Brando.
- Marlon even had affair with his housekeeper with whom he has three children. Her name was Maria.
- His son Christian Ronaldo Shot his half sister Cheyyenne Brando’s boyfriend Dag Drollett to death in 1990. After few months Cheyyene gave birth to a Son named Tuki brando who is now a Model.
- Brando was publicized as an arrogant actor who never learned his dialogues. He even had weight fluctuations throughout his life.
- Marlon Brando Died on 1st July 2004 at the age of 80
- Marlon Brando Height was 175 cm (5 feet 9 inch).
- Marlon Brando House was at Mulholland Drive Street at Santa Monica, California.
- Marlon Brando Wealth is estimated to be 21.6 Million dollar.
- Here are the Awards Won by Marlon Brando:
- Academy Award for Best Actor In 1954 for On the Water Front and in 1972 for The Godfather
- He has total 7 Oscar Nominations 6 for Best actor and One for best supporting actor.
- Out of 8 BAFTA nominations Brando has won 3 Bafta Awards (Consecutively in 1952,1953 and 1954) for Best Foreign Actor.
- He won Emmy award for Best Supporting actor in 1979 for his role in Roots: The Next Generations.
- Brando has won 2 Golden Globe Best Actor Award out of 6 nominations.
- In 1952 Cannes Film festival he was chosen Best Actor for his role in the biopic Viva Zapata!
Brando has starred in 45 films in his career.