Why Marlon Brando's most difficult role was playing himself
The legendary actor was born on April 3, 1924
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Marlon Brando's career spanned some 60 years during which he appeared in some of cinema's most iconic and influential films. But Brando was always regarded as difficult to work with, a fact compounded by his tumultuous private life which at times was tinged with sadness and tragedy. A complex man, Brando became disillusioned with Hollywood and made only a handful of films in his later years. But his legacy is the undeniable cultural impact he made on 20th-century film and his enduring appeal as one of moviedom's most exciting and dynamic stars.
Click through the gallery for a look back at the wild and complicated life of Marlon Brando.
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