Mladen George Sekulovich
|Born||Mar 22, 1912|
|Died||Jul 1, 2009|
Brentwood, Los Angeles
|Age||Died at 97|
|Final Resting PlaceWestwood Memorial Park|
|Top Roles||Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell, Sgt. William Cullen, Inspector Larrue, Reverend Paul Ford, Sheriff Dad Longworth|
|Top Genres||Drama, Film Adaptation, Romance, Comedy, Western, Crime|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, World War II, Based on Play|
|Top Collaborators||Henry Hathaway (Director), Elia Kazan (Director), Marlon Brando, Lee J. Cobb|
|Shares birthday with||Chico Marx, Marcel Marceau, Joseph Schildkraut see more..|
Karl Malden Overview:
Legendary character actor, Karl Malden, was born Mladen George Sekulovich on Mar 22, 1912 in Chicago, IL. Malden died at the age of 97 on Jul 1, 2009 in Brentwood, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
MINI BIO:Plum-nosed, rasp-voiced, distinctive and likeable American actor whose receding dark hair was sometimes in latter years covered by a toupee. Used in supporting roles by Fox in their realist thrillers of the late 1940s, but in a variety of leading roles after an Academy Award (best supporting actor) for A Streetcar Named Desire. From 1972 to 1977 he became entrenched in a very popular TV crime series The Streets of San Francisco. Additional Oscar nomination for On the Waterfront. Of Yugoslav parentage, he was president of the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1989 to 1993. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Karl Malden was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for A Streetcar Named Desire (as Mitch) in 1951.
|1951||Best Supporting Actor||A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)||Mitch||Won|
|1954||Best Supporting Actor||On the Waterfront (1954)||Father Barry||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. In addition, Malden was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .
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Karl Malden Quotes:
Tom Fitch: Is there any other way?
Father Barry: Isn't it simple as one, two, three? One: The working conditions are bad. Two: They're bad because the mob does the hiring. And three: The only way we can break the mob is to stop letting them get away with murder.
Julian Wall: Well gentlemen, the dream has come true.
Julian Wall: And not just for Republicans. We will control the most powerful bomb in the universe: the sun!
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