“The only reason I’m in Hollywood is that I don’t have the moral courage to refuse the money.” —Marlon Brando
Born: April 3, 1924, Died: July 1, 2004
Marlon Brando Jr. was an American actor and film director. He is credited with bringing realism to film acting, helping to popularize the Stanislavski system of acting, studying with Stella Adler in the 1940s. Regarded for his cultural influence on 20th century film, Brando’s Academy Award-winning performances include that of Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954) and Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972). Brando was an activist for many causes, notably the civil rights movement and various Native American movements. (Source + full bio: Wikipedia.org)
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