Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

American actor (1924–2004)
Marlon Brando Jr. was an American actor. Considered one of the most influential actors of the 20th century, he received numerous accolades throughout his career, which spanned six decades, including two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, one Cannes Film Festival Award and three British Academy Film Awards.Wikipedia
BornApril 3, 1924
HometownOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America
Net worth$100 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseTarita Teriipaia (m 1962 - 1972) , Movita Castaneda (m 1960 - 1968) , Anna Kashfi (m 1957 - 1959)
PartnerJill Banner , Rita Moreno
ChildrenChristian Brando , Cheyenne Brando
ParentsDodie Brando , Marlon Brando, Sr.
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Sacheen Littlefeather accepts apology from Oscars over Godfather protest

  • The actress and activist Sacheen Littlefeather has accepted an apology from the Oscars almost 50 years after she was booed off stage. In 1973 she took to the stage in a traditional buckskin dress to turn down an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando and then made a speech about the film industry's mistreatment of Native Americans. A minute in to her speech she was booed off the stage and for decades was boycotted by the film industry.

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Pacific island of Tetiꞌaroa invaded by plastic waste

Tetiꞌaroa, an almost deserted Pacific island northeast of Tahiti, is a sanctuary for birds, sea turtles and all sorts of marine life. The atoll is perhaps most famous for being bought by US actor Marlon Brando. But this picturesque French Polynesian island is being invaded by plastic waste washed ashore by ocean tides. As a result, a team of volunteers have been to Tetiꞌaroa for a clean-up operation. Our colleagues from Polynésie la première report, with FRANCE 24's Jennie Shin.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1990Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureA Dry White SeasonNominated
1990Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleA Dry White SeasonNominated
1989British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Supporting RoleA Dry White SeasonNominated
1974Academy AwardActorLast Tango in ParisNominated
1974British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorLast Tango in ParisNominated