Tarita Teriipaia Biography
(Former Actress and Third Wife of Actor Marlon Brando)
Birthday: December 29, 1941 (Capricorn)
Born In: Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Tarita Teriipaia is a former French Polynesian actress of Chinese descent who is best known as the third wife of American actor, film director and political activist Marlon Brando. In 1962, she appeared opposite him as his love interest in the American Technicolor epic historical drama film ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’. For her role as Princess Maimiti, she received she received a 'Golden Globe' nomination for 'Best Supporting Actress'. While she wanted to act in more films, and had signed a deal with MGM, Brando wanted her to leave show business. During her short stint in the entertainment industry, she has often been billed as Tarita only. She has been featured in documentaries and TV movies like 'Listen to Me Marlon' and 'Brando'. In 2004, a few months after Brando's death, she published her memoirs in French with the title 'Marlon, My Love and My Torment'. She is currently the only surviving wife of Brando, as both his previous wives, Movita Castaneda and Anna Kashfi, passed away in 2015.