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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando
  • Career: Actor Director
  • Top celebrities: 563
  • BirthDate: 1924, 03 of April , Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • Spouse: Tarita (10 August 1962 - 14 July 1972) (divorced) 2 children, Movita (4 June 1960 - 1962) (divorced) 2 children, Anna Kashfi (11 October 1957 - 22 April 1959) (divorced) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Facts of life

    Marlon Brando: The Godfather of Hollywood

    Fondly called Bud, Marlon Brando is and will always remain among the top league of actors that has bejeweled Hollywood and made the fans swoon over with joy and frenzy whenever he appeared on celluloid. A stage artist, Brando became a household name with many films under his kitty such as the Godfather, Apocalypse Now and many others.  

    There are a very few breed of actors that attain such prestige and stardom and Brando was one among them to decorate the screens for a long time before he passed away in 2004. The actor has created a niche for himself, and Hollywood, as we know it today, couldn’t have become so powerful and well known had he been not there. Actually, he is a critic’s actor that was loved and respected the world over for his unique style of acting.

    Come on, who would not fall in love with Marlon Brando after watching his first hit film A Streetcar Named Desire? Well, we all did and boy…wasn’t he just awesome in it?

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1990 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:A Dry White Season (1989)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1974 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Последнее танго в Париже (1972)."
    Won Oscar - 1973 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Крёстный отец (1972). Brando did not show up at the ceremony, but instead sent an Indian woman named Sacheen Littlefeathera.k.a. Maria Cruz, a Native American Californian actress."
    Nominated Oscar - 1958 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Sayonara (1957)."
    Won Oscar - 1955 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:On the Waterfront (1954)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1954 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Julius Caesar (1953)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1953 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Viva Zapata! (1952)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1952 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1990 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:A Dry White Season (1989)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1974 for "Best Actor for:Последнее танго в Париже (1972)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1973 for "Best Actor for:Крёстный отец (1972) and The Nightcomers (1971)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1959 for "Best Foreign Actor for:The Young Lions (1958). USA."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1955 for "Best Foreign Actor for:On the Waterfront (1954). USA."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1954 for "Best Foreign Actor for:Julius Caesar (1953). USA."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1953 for "Best Foreign Actor for:Viva Zapata! (1952). USA."
    Won Best Actor - 1952 for "for:Viva Zapata! (1952)."
    Nominated CFCA Award - 1990 for "Best Supporting Actor for:A Dry White Season (1989)."
    Won David - 1958 for "Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero) for:Sayonara (1957). Tied with Charles Laughton for Witness for the Prosecution (1957)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1962 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:One-Eyed Jacks (1961)."
    Won Emmy - 1979 for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for:"Roots: The Next Generations" (1979). (ABC). For episode VII."
    Won Fotogramas de Plata - 1972 for "Best Foreign Performer (Mejor intérprete de cine extranjero) for:Queimada (1969)."
    Won Sour Apple - 1961 for "Least Cooperative Actor"
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1990 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for:A Dry White Season (1989)."
    Won Henrietta Award - 1974 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Won Golden Globe - 1973 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:Крёстный отец (1972)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1964 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:The Ugly American (1963)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1958 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:Sayonara (1957)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1957 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy/Musical for:The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)."
    Won Henrietta Award - 1956 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Won Golden Globe - 1955 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:On the Waterfront (1954)."
    Won Jussi - 1973 for "Actor of the Year (Vuoden näyttelijä)"
    Won Diploma of Merit - 1952 for "Foreign Actor for:A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and The Men (1950)."
    Won KCFCC Award - 1973 for "Best Actor for:Крёстный отец (1972). Tied with Stacy Keach for Fat City (1972)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Top Male Star 12th place."
    3rd place Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1958 for "Top Male Dramatic Performance for:The Young Lions (1958)."
    Won NSFC Award - 1974 for "Best Actor for:Последнее танго в Париже (1972)."
    2nd place NSFC Award - 1973 for "Best Actor for:Крёстный отец (1972)."
    3rd place NYFCC Award - 1989 for "Best Supporting Actor for:A Dry White Season (1989)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1974 for "Best Actor for:Последнее танго в Париже (1972)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1973 for "Best Actor for:Крёстный отец (1972)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1954 for "Best Actor for:On the Waterfront (1954)."
    Won Razzie Award - 1997 for "Worst Supporting Actor for:The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1993 for "Worst Supporting Actor for:Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1981 for "Worst Supporting Actor for:The Formula (1980)."
    Won Golden Seashell - 1961 for "for:One-Eyed Jacks (1961)."
    Won Best Actor Award - 1989 for "for:A Dry White Season (1989)."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1960 for "Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 1765 Vine Street."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture At 1777 Vine Street."
    Won Bronze Wrangler - 1967 for "Theatrical Motion Picture for:The Appaloosa (1966). Shared with: Sidney J. Furie (director) Robert MacLeod (writer) John Saxon (actor) Anjanette Comer (actor)"
  • Position in top best awards winner: 191
  • Salary: The Men (1950) $50,000
    A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) $75,000
    Viva Zapata! (1952) $100,000
    On the Waterfront (1954) $100,000
    Guys and Dolls (1955) $200,000
    Sayonara (1957) $300,000
    Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) $1.25m
    The Chase (1966) $750,000 plus $130,000 fee to his production company Pennebaker
    Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) $750,000 + 10% of the net profits.
    The Night of the Following Day (1968) $50,000
    Крёстный отец (1972) $250,000 plus percentage of gross
    Последнее танго в Париже (1972) $250,000 + 10% of the profits.
    The Missouri Breaks (1976) $1.25m plus 11% of gross receipts over $8.85 million
    Superman (1978) $3.7 million plus 11.75% of the gross
    Апокалипсис сегодня (1979) $3.5 Million
    The Formula (1980) $2,700,000
    A Dry White Season (1989) $3.3 million plus 11.3% of gross with proviso M.G.M. would contribute his upfront payment plus a similar amount to an anti-apartheid group
    Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) $5,000,000
    The Score (2001) $3,000,000
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