Marlon Brando

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Handsome, sexy and primal, Marlon Brando was like a force of nature when he exploded on the screen in the 1950's. Although critics complained that he mumbled, the audience, particularly young people, went wild over him.

Considered by some to be the finest actor of his generation, Marlon Brando's defining role would be as the brutish Stanley Kowalski in "Streetcar Named Desire" for which he won a Best Actor Award. Notable films include: "Don Juan de Marco", "The Wild One", "On The Waterfront", "The Godfather" his 2nd Oscar, "The Island of Dr. Moreau", and "The Score".

After being slim and trim in his youth, Marlon Brando grew to be over 300lbs in later life. Brando claimed candidly that he had exchanged an earlier passion for women for a passion for food. More