Movita Castaneda

Movita Castaneda

Born Dec 4, 1917

Maria "Movita" Castaneda is an American actress best known for being the second wife of actor Marlon Brando. She was six years older than Brando. In films, she played exotic women/singers, such as in Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), of which she is the last surviving cast member. She is the mother of Miko Castaneda Brando (b. 1961) and Rebecca Brando Kotlizky (b. 1966).… Read More

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1916 Birth Born on April 12, 1916.


1960 44 Years Old They married in 1960, and she had two children with Brando: Miko Brando and Rebecca Brando.
1962 46 Years Old Brando played the role of Fletcher Christian in the 1962 remake of the 1935 film in which Movita had played a Tahitian girl, Tehanni. … Read More


2015 99 Years Old Castaneda died on February 12, 2015, after being hospitalized for a neck injury. … Read More
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