Stacker compiled a list of 25 facts from Marlon Brando’s life story that you may not know, consulting newspapers, magazines, biographies, films, reviews, and fan websites.
Marlon Brando: The life story you may not know
1920s: Brando’s childhood and family life
1920s: Brando’s elder sisters Jocelyn and Frances
1940s: Brando’s troubled teenage years
1943: Brando studies acting in New York
1940s: Star performances on Broadway
1950: Learning the role of a paralyzed veteran
1950s: Three Oscar nods in a row
1955: Creating “On the Waterfront”
1957: Brando marries Indian actress Anna Kashfi
1960: Salary for Brando movie role hits $1 million
1960: Star marries American actress Movita Castaneda
1961: One and only turn as director
1962: Brando marries Tahitian actress Tarita Teriipaia
1960s: A string of movie flops
1963: Supporting the cause of civil rights
1966: Buying a Tahitian paradise
1972: A comeback in “The Godfather”
1973: Turning down an Oscar
1972: Making the X-rated “Last Tango in Paris”
1978: Cashing in as Superman’s father
1979: Clashing over appearance in “Apocalypse Now”
1990: Family tragedy strikes
2001: Making of “The Score”
2004: Dead at age 80
2004: Brando’s ashes spread in Tahiti, Death Valley
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