Movita Castaneda
American actress
Movita Castaneda
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).
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2015
    Age 97
    Castaneda died on February 12, 2015, after being hospitalized for a neck injury.
    More Details Hide Details She was 98. Castaneda was survived by her two children and four grandchildren, as well as a great-grandchild.
  • FORTIES
  • 1962
    Age 44
    Brando played the role of Fletcher Christian in the 1962 remake of the 1935 film in which Movita had played a Tahitian girl, Tehanni.
    More Details Hide Details Brando then married his co-star Tarita Teriipaia, who played Christian's Tahitian wife Maimiti in the film, with whom he also had two children. After a small role on television in 1977, Movita appeared as Ana in 17 episodes of Knots Landing from October 1987 to May 1989.
  • 1960
    Age 42
    They married in 1960, and she had two children with Brando: Miko Brando and Rebecca Brando.
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  • 1916
    Age -2
    Born on April 12, 1916.
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