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Marlon Brando turned down a Best Actor Oscar

Marlon Brando turned down a Best Actor Oscar

Marlon Brando turned down a Best Actor Oscar


Originally shared by Hennie Kriel

March 27, 1973:

Marlon Brando turns down the Oscar for best actor for his role in The Godfather at the 45th Academy Awards. Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather gave a speech in Brando’s place to decline, protesting the treatment of Native Americans by the entertainment industry.

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  1. Fantastic statement that Mom really dug,I would only understand later in life! Still maybe his heart was in the right place,but often wondered why he didnt send one of those exotic creatures that he was romancing at the time! !Beautiful Native American,beautiful photo!

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