Marlon Brando is widely considered to be one of the most iconic actors of all time best known for his role in the Godfather. Brando got his start in acting in the mid-to-late 40s primarily working on plays in NYC. He landed his first major broadway role of Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" which was later adapted into a movie in 1951. Brando's method acting propelled him to major levels of success and become a major influence for actors for his abilities to completely transform roles and deliver jaw dropping performances. Over his career Brando collected 2 Oscars, 3 BAFTA Awards, and 2 Golden Globes. Marlon Brando passed in 2004 due to respiratory failure.
IMDB is the perfect place to get general information concerning his career as an actor as well as facts about his birth, death, etc. You are able to get a full breakdown on his acting credits as well to see some of the smaller accredited projects he was a part of to trace his success over the years.
http://marlonbrando.com/Here you can get a more wholesome picture of Brando as well as connect with his estate on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well as see some of his philanthropic agendas. Little did people know but he was very politically involved in creating sustainable energy and his vision was brought to life on "The Island" tab that offers a great insight to his groundbreaking research center.
This final link is more focused on his acting and gives you a fun way to scroll through and hit on some of the big milestones of his career. This link gives you some interesting insight to Brando's extensive family (some 16+ children) and the potential disconnect that may have had.