When you think of Marlon Brando, what do you think of? The bulging muscles of Stanley Kowalski in A streetcar named desire? His animal fervor and his white woman’s drummer? Or maybe you’re more into The Godfather Brando, all shrouded in shadows As a pioneering actor of the Method, Brando has embodied the roles of a lifetime. does big: with lust, passion and hunger So maybe it’s no surprise that the world-class hunk went from crash diets in the 1950s to nearly 400 pounds in old age

Like Brando’s Oscar-winning career, his indulgent eating habits made Hollywood history.So, in honor of the late actor – last week marked what would have been his 97th anniversary – let’s take a moment to recall this fascinating aspect of his legacy What follows is a condensed list of impressive, shocking and downright absurd facts about Brando’s junk food frenzy, recalled by close friends, co-stars and collaborators

Brando loved going to Los Angeles’ favorite hot dog stand, Pink’s, at four in the morning then eat six hot dogs in a row

On the set of Mutiny on the Bounty in 1962, Brando would have split 52 pants

Brando was known to finish an entire pot of vanilla ice cream every night While filming Mutiny on the Bounty, Brando once (infamously) rowed away from the set, on a boat in a lagoon, with a five gallon container for private ice cream

Also during the filming of Mutiny on the Bounty, Brando had a plane transported completely filled with champagne and ham to Tahiti

During the making of One-Eyed Jacks in 1961, Brando’s birthday cake was famous for saying, “Don’t feed the director” And that wasn’t the only insult to the birthday party L ‘crew also gave him a belt with a card saying “Hope you are okay”

While filming Missouri Breaks in 1976, Brando allegedly picked up a frog from a pond – and took a bite of it Unfortunately, no other context is available

Marlon Brando once chewed on a lock on the fridge – which was supposed to keep him out. His second wife, Movita, was not amused when she found the lock broken, in addition to the marks of teeth all over a round of cheese Gnarly Their maid confirmed that indeed, Brando had desperately looted the refrigerator

According to Karl Malden, his One-Eyed Jacks co-star, Brando ate “two steaks, potatoes, two trendy apple pies and a quart of milk” for dinner every night. required “constant modification of her costumes” throughout the shoot

Even as a young man, Brando enjoyed his peanut butter in the jar At the start of his acting career in New York City, Brando inhaled whole jars of peanut butter often polishing the “meal” with tasty treats like cinnamon buns What he also consumed by the box

The making of Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now was a colossally disastrous process, and Brando’s enormous size was just one of many behind-the-scenes debacles So after failing to lose weight, his terrifying Col Walter E Kurtz character was shot entirely in the dark and belly

Brando nicknamed himself “Branflakes”, in reference to his love for cereal But that’s not all he ate for breakfast According to his old friend Carlo Fiore, Brando liked to start the day with corn flakes … and sausages, eggs and bananas and “half a pot of maple syrup on his butter-soaked pancakes”

While living on the island of Tetiorova, Marlon enjoyed his version of a “real Mounds bar”: a cracked coconut filled with sun-melted chocolate A movie star lifestyle indeed Sounds pretty cool, paired with a plane full of champagne…

During the 1980s, one of Brando’s girlfriends reportedly left him for refusing to lose weight – despite appearing to be on a strict and tasteless diet. She didn’t know much, Buds de Brando were walking down Mullholland Drive at night, throwing bags of Burger King Whoppers over the doors of his estate Now that’s what I call a good friend

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