Karl Malden, Best Supporting Actor 1951: MovieMonday.com

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

(Drama - PG)

Karl Malden won his Supporting Oscar for playing the would be suitor, Harold Miller, in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE.


Karl Malden (1913 - )

Before the movie, Karl Malden played the part on Broadway.

American stage actor who's real name was Mladen Sckulovich. Karl Malden was born in Indiana of Yugoslavian ancestry. Karl Malden worked in a steel mill until the mid thirties, when fed up with working manual labor, Malden left and went to drama school and then headed for New York. He appeared in such plays as Arthur Miller's "All My Sons".

In 1954 Karl Malden was nominated for his performance in ON THE WATERFRONT.
He was president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1988 until 1993.
His other films include:

WINGED VICTORY
RUE MADELEINE
KISS OF DEATH
THE GUNFIGHTER
HALLS OF MONTEZUMA
OPERATION SECRET
I CONFESS
TAKE THE HIGH GROUND
BABY DOLL
THE HANGING TREE
POLLYANNA
THE GREAT IMPOSTER
BIRD MAN OF ALCATRAZ
CHEYENNE AUTUMN
THE CINCINNATI KID
NEVADA SMITH
MURDERERS ROW
HOTEL
PATTON
WILD ROVERS
METEOR
BEYOND THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE
THE STING 2
FATAL VISION
NUTS

His television credits include:

STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO (72-76 series)