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Karl Malden

Photos Karl Malden Birth name: Mladen Sekulovich
Birth date: 1912/03/22
Date of death : 2009/07/01 (97 years old)
Birth place : Gary, Indiana (USA)
Height: 1.84 m

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Biography for Karl Malden

Karl Malden of his real name Mladen Sekulovich was born on March 22, 1912 in Chicago, the Sekulovich family came from the city of Bileca in Bosnia Herzegovine. At the age of five Karl and his family settled in Gary in Indiana, where he grew up. After having left the lycée's designate, he worked for three years in the industrial sector until 1934, he joined the Arkansas State Teacher's College then the Goodman Theater Dramatic School. Three years later he left for New York. In 1937 he made his acting in Broadway, it was there that he attracted the attention of director Elia Kazan. With Kazan as director, Karl played the 1st roles in plays 'All My Sons' by Arthur Miller and 'A Streetcar Named Desire' (a tram named desired) by Tennessee Williams. His acting career was interrupted by the Second World War, he served as an undeveloped officer in the eighth unit of the American Air Force. In 1951 he received the Oscar for the best actor for the role of Mitch in a tram named wished, he showed the full extent of his talent for this type of role like Father Corrigan in "On the quays" in 1954 and Lecher Archie Lee in "Baby Doll" in 1956.

In the early 1970s, he began a career on television and played the role of the Lieutant Mike Stone in "The streets of San Francisco" with Michael Douglas. He also became a seller of advertising spots for the American Express, he held this function for 21 years.

Karl Malden was an American actor born March 22, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois and died on July 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. He is mainly known for his roles in many films and television series, including in the film "Les Men du President" (1949), where he played the role of the chief of the Truman Gates detectives, and in the television series "The Streets of San Francisco ”(1972-1977), where he played the role of inspector Mike Stone.

Malden began his acting career at the theater, where he played in many productions on Broadway and won a Tony Award for his performance in the role of Stanley Kowalski in the play by Tennessee Williams "A tram named DĂ©sir". He then made his cinema debut in 1947, in the film "La Croix et le rifil".

During her career, Malden worked with great directors such as Elia Kazan, John Huston and Fred Zinnemann, and played alongside cinema stars such as Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift and Burt Lancaster. He also won an Oscar for the best role for his role in "the men of the president".

In addition to his cinema career, Malden was also very active in television, where he played in many television series and television program. He notably lent his voice to the character of the narrator in the animated series "Les Simpson" for several seasons.

Malden was also an active member of the Hollywood artistic community and was president of the Academy of Arts and Cinema Sciences from 1985 to 1988. He was honored many times for his work as an actor and was Introduced the Hall of Fame of the American theater in 1991. He was also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

In summary, Karl Malden was a highly respected American actor for his cinema and television career, and was rewarded for his performances with numerous prizes and distinctions, including a Tony Award and an Oscar. He was also an active member of the Hollywood artistic community and was president of the Academy of Arts and Cinema Sciences for several years.


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Title Role
P.T. Barnum: America's Greatest Showman (1995) (TV) (voice) P.T. Barnum
They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993) (TV) Ed Ray
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992) (TV) Mike Stone
Absolute Strangers (1991) (TV) Fred Zusselman
Call Me Anna (1990) (TV) Doctor Harold Arlen
The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989) (TV) Leon Klinghoffer
My Father, My Son (1988) (TV) Elmo Zumwalt Jr.
Nuts (1987) Arthur Kirk
Billy Galvin (1986) Jack Galvin
Alice in Wonderland (1985) (TV) Walrus
Fatal Vision (1984) (TV) Freddy Kassab
With Intent to Kill (1984) (TV) Thomas E. Nolan
The Sting II (1983) Macalinski
Twilight Time (1982) Marko Sekulovic
Miracle on Ice (1981) (TV) Herb Brooks
Word of Honor (1981) (TV) Mike McNeill
Skag (1980) TV Series Pete Skag Skagska (1980)
Skag (1980) (TV) Pete 'Skag' Skagska
Meteor (1979) Harry Sherwood, NASA
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) Wilbur Hubbard
Captains Courageous (1977) (TV) Disko Troop
The Streets of San Francisco (1972) TV Series Detective Lt. Mike Stone
The Streets of San Francisco (1972) (TV) Lt. Mike Stone
Verano para matar, Un (1972) Captain John Kiley
Wild Rovers (1971) Walter Buckman (R Bar R owner)
Gatto a nove code, Il (1971) Franco Arno
Patton (1970) Gen. Omar N. Bradley
Hot Millions (1968) Carlton Klemper
Blue (1968) Doc Morton
Billion Dollar Brain (1967) Leo Newbigen
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) Judge Higgins
Hotel (1967) Keycase
Murderers' Row (1966) Julian Wall
Nevada Smith (1966) Tom Fitch
The Cincinnati Kid (1965) Shooter
Cheyenne Autumn (1964) Capt. Wessels
Dead Ringer (1964) Sergeant Jim Hobbson
Come Fly with Me (1963) Walter Lucas
Gypsy (1962) Herbie Sommers
How the West Was Won (1962) Zebulon Prescott
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) Harvey Shoemaker
All Fall Down (1962) Ralph Willart
Parrish (1961) Judd Raike
One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Sheriff Dad Longworth
The Great Impostor (1961) Father Devlin (St. Augustine School)
Pollyanna (1960) Reverend Paul Ford
The Hanging Tree (1959) Frenchy Plante
Bombers B-52 (1957) Master Sergeant Chuck V. Brennan, Line Chief
Fear Strikes Out (1957) John Piersall
Baby Doll (1956) Archie Lee Meighan
On the Waterfront (1954) Father Barry
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) Dr. Marais
Take the High Ground! (1953) Sgt. Laverne Holt
I Confess (1953) Inspector Larrue
Ruby Gentry (1952) Jim Gentry
Operation Secret (1952) Maj. Latrec
Diplomatic Courier (1952) Ernie
The Sellout (1952) Buck Maxwell
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell
Halls of Montezuma (1951) PHM2 C.E. 'Doc' Jones
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) Det. Lt. Thomas (16th Precinct Detectives commander)
The Gunfighter (1950) Mac, Barkeeper
Kiss of Death (1947) Sgt. William Cullen
Boomerang! (1947) Det. Lt. White
13 Rue Madeleine (1947) (uncredited) Flyer
Winged Victory (1944) (as Cpl. Karl Malden) Adams
They Knew What They Wanted (1940) Red



"Ne partez pas de la maison sans elle !", dans une série de spots publicitaires à la télévision américaine pour l'american express dans les années 70 et les années 80.


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