Brando Remembered

photoHe was Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire "and Colonel Kurtz in "Apocalypse Now." He was Marlon Brando, the 80-year-old Oscar-winning actor who died yesterday in Los Angeles.

His personal life was as raw and emotional as his on-screen roles. There were failed marriages, his son's manslaughter conviction, and his daughter's suicide.

The actor who won Oscars for "On the Waterfront" and "The Godfather" was everything but dull. Tonight, On Point: memories of Marlon


Charles Taylor, senior writer for Salon and has written extensively about Marlon Brando

Budd Schulberg, award-winning screenwriter, won Oscar in 1954 for "On the Waterfront"

Richard Schickel, film critic, Time Magazine, author of "Brando: A Life in Our Times"

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on July 2, 2004. The audio for this program is not available.


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