Movita Castaneda

1916 - 2015

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Maria Luisa "Movita" Castaneda (April 12, 1916 – February 12, 2015) was an American actress best known for having been the second wife of actor Marlon Brando. In films, she played exotic women/singers, such as in Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935). She is the mother of Miko Castaneda Brando (b. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Movita Castaneda has received more than 1,292,903 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Movita Castaneda is the 2,075th most popular actor (up from 2,212th in 2019), the 3,514th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,714th in 2019) and the 1,006th most popular American Actor.

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  • 21

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  • 3.20

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Among actors, Movita Castaneda ranks 2,075 out of 10,030Before her are Melina Kanakaredes, Yuen Wah, Edmund Kean, Sho Kosugi, Edith González, and Hannelore Elsner. After her are Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Nouri, Luke Evans, Carmen Argenziano, Stephen Rea, and Josh Hartnett.

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Among people born in 1916, Movita Castaneda ranks 120Before her are Jurij Brězan, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, Erik Nilsson, Iosif Shklovsky, Ramón José Velásquez, and Werner Bischof. After her are Ugo Locatelli, Evelyn Keyes, Lars Korvald, Zail Singh, Harold Robbins, and Paul Halmos. Among people deceased in 2015, Movita Castaneda ranks 147Before her are Mario Cuomo, Kemal Monteno, Joshua Fishman, Wim Ruska, Edgar Froese, and Chea Sim. After her are Hans Erni, Harald Nielsen, Søren Kam, Sergio Sollima, Egon Bahr, and Valentin Rasputin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Movita Castaneda ranks 3,514 out of 15,968Before her are Jonathan Groff (1985), Melina Kanakaredes (1967), Tiger Woods (1975), Roger Myerson (1951), Al Taliaferro (1905), and Steve Lukather (1957). After her are L. Sprague de Camp (1907), Haskell Curry (1900), Richard Yates (1926), Michael Nouri (1945), Stand Watie (1806), and Alice Walton (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Movita Castaneda ranks 1,006Before her are Joe Turkel (1927), Teri Garr (1944), Jack Nance (1943), Aaron Paul (1979), Jonathan Groff (1985), and Melina Kanakaredes (1967). After her are Michael Nouri (1945), Carmen Argenziano (1943), Josh Hartnett (1978), Ken Jenkins (1940), Robert Wisdom (1953), and Marlon Wayans (1972).

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