Maimiti Brando is the daughter of the acclaimed actor Marlon Brando, best known for his roles in A Streetcar Named Desire and The Godfather. Both films won Brando the Academy Award for Best Actor. Marlon rose to fame in the 1950s and worked until he died in 2004. The actor left behind a legacy, with his impact on cinema still felt. However, he left a more complicated legacy resulting from his troubled personal life.
Who is Maimiti, and who are her ten siblings? Also, what led to the fame of the father of eleven, Marlon Brando? Keep reading to get these answers and more.
Maimiti Brando: All There is to Know
Maimiti is the daughter of Tarita Teriipaia. Marlon reportedly married his Mutiny on the Bounty co-star Tarita Teriipaia in 1962. Together they had two children. Marlon adopted Maimiti, born in 1977, from a previous relationship. He also adopted Tarita’s niece years after the two called it quits. According to The Age, Maimiti and Raiatua do not appear in Marlon’s biographies but were mentioned in his will. No further information is known about Maimiti as she has distanced herself from the spotlight and cannot be traced on social media.
Maimiti Brando Siblings
Apart from Maimiti, Marlon had ten more children from three marriages. They include Christian Brando, Marlon’s elder son, who got inspired by his father to be an actor. He’s best known for killing his half-sister’s boyfriend, Dag Drollet. Miko Brando is the second born and also an actor and appeared in Michael Jackson’s music videos for You Rock My World and Thriller. Simon Teihotu Brando keeps a low profile working at the family resort The Brando in French Polynesia. Rebecca Brando is an actress who is proud of her father’s accomplishments. Tarita Cheyenne Brando pursued a career in modeling but got pregnant with the man her half-brother gunned down. She committed suicide after the ordeal in 1995.
Ninna, Myles, and Timothy Brando are the children of Marlon and Maria Cristina Ruiz. Petra Brando-Fisher considered Marlon her father after he helped pay for her school and university fees. Raiatua Brando and Maimiti keep a low profile, but it isn’t clear about the cousins’ parentage. Little information is known about them.
Maimiti Brando’s Father, Marlon Brando
Marlon was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on 3 April 1924. He rose to fame for his leading role as Stanley Kowalski in the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire. He received more praise, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for playing Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront. His portrayal of the rebellious motorcycle gang leader in The Wild One created a lasting image in popular culture.
The 1960s weren’t good for Marlon’s acting career, but he made a comeback in 1972 by playing Vito Corleone in The Godfather. He became a highly paid character actor after success with The Godfather and Last Tango in Paris. He played roles in Superman, Apocalypse Now, and The Formula. He got many accolades and became the Time’s Actor of the Century in 1999.
Marlon died at 80 due to respiratory failure resulting from pulmonary fibrosis.
Marlon led a troubled family life, but that didn’t reflect on his career life. Some of his children got inspiration from him and became actors though none has come close to their father’s legacy.