How old was Marlon Brando in the movie Apocalypse Now?

Marlon Brando was 54 in Apocalypse Now when he played the character 'Colonel Walter E. Kurtz'.

That was over 45 years ago in 1979.

In 2004 he died aged 80, starring in 97 films in his career, 62 of those after Apocalypse Now was first released. If he were alive today he would be 100.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Apocalypse Now, I think Marlon Brando looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola has worked with Marlon Brando a total of 3 times in his career.
  • Marlon Brando's first movie was as 'Ken Wilcheck/Bud' in The Men, released in 1950 when he was 25
  • Apocalypse Now scores 8.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando's other movies