Brando, Marlon


A twentieth-century American actor. He first gained fame on Broadway (see also Broadway) in 1947 in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Brando transferred his brooding portrayal of Stanley Kowalski to film in 1951 and thereafter concentrated on making motion pictures, including On the Waterfront, The Godfather, and the controversial Last Tango in Paris.

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