1917 - 2015

Movita  American Actress


Maria Luisa "Movita" Castaneda (April 12, 1916 – February 12, 2015) was an American actress best known for having been the second wife of actor Marlon Brando. She was eight years older than Brando. In films, she played exotic women/singers,...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship6 yrs
Average Relationship Length3 yrs
First Name Movita
Maiden Name Castaneda
Full Name at Birth Maria Castaneda
Alternative Name Movita Castaneda
Age 97 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th December, 1917
Birthplace Nogales, Arizona
Died 12th February, 2015
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Mutiny on the Bounty
Year(s) Active 1930–1989, 1930–89
Family Member Miko Brando (son), Rebecca Brando (daughter), Prudence Brando (grand daughter), Shane Brando (grand son)
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Movita97 SagittariusActress
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
Jack Doyle64 CapricornActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor


Miko Castaneda
Male26th February, 196155 years old


Knots Landing1979 Ana TV Show
Panic in Echo Park1977 Mother TV Movie
Cool and Lam1958 Carmen TV Movie
Conflict1956 Mrs. Hernandez TV Show
Apache Ambush1955 Rosita Movie
Dream Wife1953 Rima Movie
Ride, Vaquero!1953 Hussy (uncredited) Movie
G.E. True Theater1953 Tula TV Show
Wild Horse Ambush1952 Lita Espinosa Movie
Soldiers Three1951 Cabaret woman (as Movita Castenada) Movie
The Adventures of Kit Carson1951 Anita TV Show
Saddle Legion1951 Mercedes (as Movita Castaneda) Movie
A Lady Without Passport1950 Lorena (uncredited) Movie
Kim1950 Woman with Baby (uncredited) Movie
The Furies1950 Chiquita (as Movita Casteneda) Movie
The Petty Girl1950 Carmelita Moray (uncredited) Movie
Wagon Master1950 Young Navajo Indian (as Movita Castaneda) Movie
Federal Man1950 Lolita Martinez, Montez (as Movita Castaneda) Movie
Red Light1949 Trina (as Movita Castenada) Movie
The Mysterious Desperado1949 Luisa Movie
Fort Apache1948 Guadalupe Movie
Tower of Terror1941 Marie Durand Movie
The Girl from Rio1939 Marquita Romero Movie
Wolf Call1939 Towana Movie
Rose of the Rio Grande1938 Rosita del Torre Movie
Paradise Isle1937 Ila Movie
The Hurricane1937 Arai (as Movita Castenada) Movie
Captain Calamity1936 Annana Movie
El capitan Tormenta1936 Anyana Movie
Mutiny on the Bounty1935 Tehani Movie
Señora casada necesita marido1935 Doncella (as Movita Luisa Casteñada) Movie
El diablo del Mar1935 Maya (as Movita Castaneda) Movie
Escándalo, El1934 Gregoria (as Movita Casteñada) Movie
Tres Amores1934 Doris Movie
La buenaventura1934 Movie
Flying Down to Rio1933 Carioca Singer (uncredited) Movie
El Dios del mar1930 Undetermined Role (as Movita Castaneda) Movie
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Frank BradyMar 18, 2012

Movita sang a beautiful version of South of the Border with her husband the famous Irish Heavyweight boxer Jack Doyle - the "georgeous Gael". They had two absolutely amazing voices. There is also a wonderful song about Jack Doyle called the contender. Check it out on you tube.

isabellaurelSep 10, 2009

movita is a deadringer at her prime to katy perry. :)

louis stranrainerAug 20, 2007

movita was married to an irish boxer/actor/singer named Jack Doyle.

Richard UlibarriMay 28, 2007

Movita Brando was married to Jack Dunn, a famous English ice skater

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