Marlon Brando

Explore the life and career of Marlon Brando, one of the greatest actors of all time. Discover his groundbreaking performances, his influence on the film industry, and his lasting impact on pop culture.
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His boyish grin, piercing stare and captivating on-screen performances earned Marlon Brando the status of international cinema star. After playing Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire", he was regarded as one of the signature actors of his time, influencing other titans of cinema, from James Dean, to Paul Newman and Steve McQueen. To mark the actor's birthday, we're opening up the archives and taking a look at some vintage photographs.

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Madison

This black and white portrait features Marlon Brando sitting candid, smoking a cigarette. Marlon Brando was an American actor and film director. With a career spanning 60 years, he is 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…

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Kelin Dillon