Marlo Brando

Marlon Brando ~ The Wild One(1953)
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marlo brando facts

1: Brando grew up in Illinois, and after expulsion from a military academy, he dug ditches until his father offered to finance his education.

2: Brando moved to New York to study with acting coach Stella Adler and at Lee Strasbourg's Actors' Studio.

3:Hollywood beckoned to Brando, and he made his motion picture debut as a paraplegic World War II veteran in The Men (1950).

4:During the 1960s, however, his career had more downs than ups, especially after the MGM studio's disastrous 1962 remake of Mutiny on the Bounty, which failed to recoup even half of its enormous budget

5:While at the Actors' Studio, Brando adopted the "method approach," which emphasizes characters' motivations for actions.