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Marlon was born under the official name Jr., Marlon Brando on April 3rd, 1924. He died on July 1st, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA (pulmonary fibrosis). Known to his close friends as Bud (his childhood family nickname), he has been a credited actor since the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire.
Marlon Brando was among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twelve films including the 1998 comedy film Free Money as the character Warden Sven 'The Swede' Sorenson, the 1996 horror movie The Island of Dr. Moreau playing Dr. Moreau and the 1994 comedy release Don Juan DeMarco cast as Dr. Jack Mickler.
Marlon was a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in five films including: the 2006 action film Superman Returns as the character Jor-El, the 2001 action movie The Score playing Max and the 1968 adventure release Candy cast as Grindl.
Marlon Brando has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for his acting and also participates in back end and salary points deals. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2006 action film Superman Returns, which brought in $200,000,000 at the box office.
Marlon is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least twenty magazines, captured in more than nineteen pictorials, interviewed in over four publications and featured in eighty-three magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least thirty-one books. He has been the subject of at least five biographical films.
As an actor Marlon Brando has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor for his portrayal of Don Vito Corleone in the 1972 film The Godfather. Marlon Brando was also nominated for Best Actor for his role as Paul in the 1973 movie Last Tango in Paris and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as McKenzie in the 1989 movie A Dry White Season .