Karl Malden

Born: 22 March 1914, Chicago, Illinois
Died: 1 July 2009, 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.

  • 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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