Brando's Hollywood Legacy Legendary actor Marlon Brando, who died Thursday of lung failure in Los Angeles at age 80, is being rembered for his lasting legacy on the craft of acting. His "method acting" approach to roles in films such as A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront changed the way Hollywood looked at the role of a leading man in movies. NPR's Robert Siegel reports.
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Marlon Brando Changed Hollywood, and Acting

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Marlon Brando Changed Hollywood, and Acting

Marlon Brando Changed Hollywood, and Acting

Marlon Brando Changed Hollywood, and Acting

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Legendary actor Marlon Brando, who died Thursday of lung failure in Los Angeles at age 80, is being rembered for his lasting legacy on the craft of acting. His "method acting" approach to roles in films such as A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront changed the way Hollywood looked at the role of a leading man in movies. NPR's Robert Siegel reports.

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