The first ever best actor winner, emil jannings, was the german silent movie actor later disgraced for his propaganda associations with the nazi regime: one of the great method performances of modern american cinema, probably the greatest, was robert de niro's inspired portrayal of the brutish boxer. Francis ford coppola's the godfather (1972) rejuvenated brando's career as organized-crime boss don vito corleone, brando created one of the most memorable—and most imitated—film characters of all time his performance earned him another best-actor oscar, but he refused the award in protest. While brando's film career was perhaps as wild and careening as the man himself (“the godfather” is often voted the best film of all-time by most critic lists, “ candy” often ranked as one of the worst) here is a list of fifteen films, listed chronologically, that are essential viewing for any fan or for anyone not yet. Based upon mario puzo's crime novel of the same name, the movie is universally considered to be among the greatest films of all time brando's spectacular performance as don vito corleone earned him his second best actor oscar and brought his career to life however, brando announced that he would. Mini bio (1) marlon brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented laurence olivier in terms of esteem unlike olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the broadway stage adieu in 1949, a decision. Who is the best actor of all time is it a classic actor like marlon brando, a comedic genius like charlie chaplin, a double-threat like clint eastwood, or a method actor like daniel day lewis there are so many choices for the greatest movie actor ever that you may have a hard time choosing just one (although you can vote. Part of the series: discovering film widely considered the greatest actor ever, marlon brando's performances were as dazzling as his own larger-than-life personality he exploded onto the screen as stanley kowolski in a streetcar named desire and embodied the original rebel-without-a-cause in the wild one his first. Actors from around the world helped us rank the 100 best movies of all time, from old-time classics to modern-day classics gena rowlands gives one of the most emotionally charged performances in the history of cinema as a housewife experiencing a nervous breakdown peter falk costars as the.
A casual place for serious discussion /r/flicks is a place to have serious discussion of film in a more laid back manner in other words, think of it as a gap between /r/movies and /r/truefilm posting rules and guidelines 1 civility will be enforced harshly personal attacks will not be tolerated discuss. Marlon brando, jr was an american actor, film director, and activist he is credited with bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is often cited as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. Amid simply one of the greatest casts ever assembled for a hollywood shakespeare adaptation (louis calhern as caesar, james mason as brutus, john not only did the film win 8 of its 12 oscar nominations (including best picture, best director and best actor for brando), it deals so precisely with the.
Afi's 100 years100 stars is a list of the 50 greatest screen legends - the top 25 women and top 25 men - of all time. Hollywood extracted entirely the wrong moral from the story of marlon brando even great screen actors generally have only two performances in them: a version of themselves and an inversion of themselves there is a great irony here, one that goes to the very heart of brando and the secrets of screen performance.
Filmsiteorg's tim dirks spotlights the top 50 actors in hollywood history newman defiantly hitched his good looks to one slippery, startling classic after another, from the hustler to hud hopkins's movie career has been a roller- coaster ride through tv, supporting roles, and cult favorites, like the elephant man. Marlon brando was an american actor, considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time this biography of marlon brando provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Getty images marlon brando from his role as stanley kowalski in a streetcar named desire to vito corleone in the godfather, brando's characters may not have always been the good guys, but he was always the most good looking guy still widely considered one of the greatest screen actors of all time,.
Marlon brando is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time his sense of on-screen realism continues to inspire actors across the world, and the rebellious personality that pervades his early films will always be associated with the nonconformity of the mid-1950s brando rose to international. In a 1988 documentary, marlon brando: the wild one, brando's sister jocelyn remembered, he was in a school play and enjoyed it so he it was the first time in his life that he heard good things about himself brando was the first to bring a natural approach to acting on film. 1) the godfather 2) a streetcar named desire 3) on the waterfront 4) apocalypse now 5) the wild one 6) viva zapata 7) julius marlon brando, will be remember as a great actor but mostly as the godfather he nailed every single role in every movie he does so effortlessly. Marlon brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled as an actor only by the more-theatrically oriented laurence olivier in terms of born marlon brando, jr on april 3, 1924 in omaha, nebraska to a calcium carbonate salesman and his artistically inclined wife dorothy, bud brando was one of.
Marlon brando is one of the great men of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and we lesser mortals are obligated to cut through the shit and proclaim it this man has been my idol all of my professional life, and i don't think i'm alone in that the impact of movies is enormous, and his impact in the movies. Actor marlon brando had a legendary career as the star of such films as a streetcar named desire, viva zapata and the godfather learn more at adler has often been credited as the principal inspiration in brando's early career, and with opening the actor to great works of literature, music and theater. On this day in 1973, the actor marlon brando declines the academy award for best actor for his career-reviving performance in the godfather the native with one of the most memorable screen performances of all time, brando rejuvenated his career, and the godfather became an almost-immediate classic on the eve.
Marlon brando, jr was one of the most famous and influential actors of the second half of the 20th century while the talented actor/director/writer leaves behind a staggering body of work—including citizen kane, long regarded as the best film of all time—the youtube generation may know him best for. Marlon brando : this legendary actor is the reason why godfather stands as the best movie of all time in many lists his subtle acting and a unique style made heath ledger : one actor who dedicated his life to the most iconic role ever to be played by any actor (living or dead) the joker heath ledger rose to fame with. A very wise, fantastic, and probally the bext biography ever published about the greatest all time movie actor, marlon brandovery probally, one of the most important persons of the last century, in acting and giving to the world a different conceptions of wardrobe and human being, the voice of the silent generation , only.
Today, we tell about actor marlon brando many critics say he was the greatest actor of all time and many actors say he influenced them more than any other person in the film industry there was no public service to honor marlon brando when he died in two thousand four at the age of eighty the actor's. The incomparable genius that is brando | see more ideas about marlon brando, classic hollywood and vintage hollywood. Marlon brando, jr (april 3, 1924 – july 1, 2004) was an american actor, film director, and activist who is widely regarded as one of the most influential actors of the post-war era as stated to gary carey in brando's 1976 biography the only contender kazan is a performer's director, the best director i ever worked with.