Marlon Brando, Best Actor 1954 & 1972: MovieMonday.com

1954: ON THE WATERFRONT

(Drama - NR)

Marlon Brando received his Oscar for playing the longshoreman who at first goes along with the labor racketeers and then turns against them.

1972: THE GODFATHER

(Crime Drama - R)

Marlon Brando received his Oscar for playing the ruthless Cosa Nostra chieftan as he falls from power.
 


ABOUT MARLON BRANDO (1924 - )

American leading actor, born in Omaha, who is also known for his "method" technique of acting. Some consider him the screen's finest actor, while others disagree.

Marlon Brando went on the stage at age 19 and 4 years later he was the sensation of Broadway in STEETCAR NAMED DESIRE.

For Marlon Brando's performances in VIVA ZAPATA, JULIUS CAESAR, and ON THE WATERFRONT he received a British Film Academy award.

Marlon Brando's other nominations include:

STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (51)
VIVA ZAPATA !(52)
JULIUS CAESAR (53)
SAYONARA (57)
LAST TANGO IN PARIS (73)

More about Marlon Brando.

Marlon Brando's other credits include:

THE MEN
THE WILD ONE
DESIREE
GUYS AND DOLLS
THE TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON
THE YOUNG LIONS
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
THE UGLY AMERICAN
THE SABOTEUR
THE CHASE
THE APPALOOSA
A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG
CANDY
THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY
THE NIGHTCOMERS
THE MISSOURI BREAKS
SUPERMAN
APOCALYPSE NOW
THE FORMULA
A DRY WHITE SEASON
THE FRESHMAN
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
DON JUAN DE MARCO
THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU
THE BRAVE
FREE MONEY
THE SCORE

His television credits include:

ROOTS: THE NEW GENERATIONS
MORT SAHL: THE LOYAL OPPOSITION
MARLON BRANDO: THE WILD ONE

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