1979: Clashing over appearance in “Apocalypse Now”


Director Francis Ford Coppola and Brando did not get along when they made “Apocalypse Now” in 1979. The two clashed over how the very overweight actor would appear on screen, and Brando succeeded in appearing in dark scenes that did not reveal the extent of his weight gain.

[Pictured: Director Francis Ford Coppola at a press conference for “Apocalypse Now” in Sydney, Australia in 1979.]