Marlon Brando

Born: 3 April 1924, Omaha, Nebraska
Died: 1 July 2004, Los Angeles, CA

Highlighted works

  • On the Waterfront

    On the Waterfront

    Elia Kazan’s gripping tale of racket busting on the New Jersey docklands provides a showcase for the Method acting of Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger.

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The first of Francis Ford Coppola’s epic trilogy about the Corleone crime family is the disturbing story of a son drawn inexorably into his father’s Mafia affairs.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    Transplanting the story of Joseph Conrad’s colonial-era novel Heart of Darkness to Vietnam, Francis Ford Coppola created a visually mesmerising fantasia on the spectacle of war.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire

    Elia Kazan’s film of Tennessee Williams’s sweltering melodrama features an early and career-defining performance from Marlon Brando.


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