Marlon Brando A Midwestern farm boy, he was raised as a Christian Scientist and sent to military school, where he toed the line and got good grades. Think of this the next time "The Wild One" turns up on cable.
Marlon Brando is pictured sitting down reading a book outside the Hospital Chapel. “I had to read Wuthering Heights for English and I never enjoyed a book in all my life as much as that one.” ― Marlon Brando, Songs My Mother Taught Me
Happy birthday, Marlon Brando — celebrate with rare photos from the early days of his career. Not originally published in LIFE. Marlon Brando takes a break while training for his role in The Men, (Ed Clark—Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)