1960: Salary for Brando movie role hits $1 million


The actor appeared in the 1960 film “The Fugitive Kind,” based on the Tennessee Williams’ play “Orpheus Descending.” With this part, he became the second actor, after Elizabeth Taylor, to be paid $1 million for a movie role.

[Pictured: Anna Magnani and Marlon Brando on the set of “The Fugitive Kind” in 1959.]

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