Brando: The Biography
Using information gathered from seven years of research and hundreds of interviews, a respected biographer offers an insightful and revealing look at the troubled and fabled life of Marlon Brando, one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
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Perhaps the most peculiar, troubling story about Brando's dating involves
classmate Elaine Stritch. Stritch, who also admits to having been madly in love
with him, was then seventeen, the daughter of a rich Catholic industrialist from
As the company prepared The Petrified Forest, with Elaine Stritch in the
supporting role of Mrs. Chisholm, Stritch became disturbed that Marlon was still
not talking to her. Instead, he made a point of using Piscator as an intermediary: "
Carlo Fiore recalled sitting with Elaine Stritch, watching him enter "way off the
beat. He seemed horrified to find himself onstage," he said. Looking deathly pale,
Marlon sat down on a sofa and fidgeted. "He didn't speak for so long that the ...
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