Marlon Brando (1924 - 2004)
Brother of
Jocelyn Brando
Ex-Mr. Anna Kashfi
Ex-Mr. Movita Castaneda
Father of Christian Brando
(a.k.a. Gary Brown), Cheyenne
Brando, and Stefano Brando (a.k.a. Stephen Blackehart)
Viva Zapata! (1952) [Emiliano Zapata]: Shot repeatedly by a squad of soldiers after walking into the courtyard to retrieve his horse; his body is later put on display in a public square.

The Young Lions (1958) [Lt. Christian Diesl]: Shot to death by Dean Martin (who was unaware that Marlon was unarmed). (Thanks to Nemanja)

The Fugitive Kind (1959) [Valentine 'Snakeskin' Xavier]: Burned to death (off-screen) when R.G. Armstrong's men use firehoses to force him back into the burning building. (Thanks to Nemanja)

Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) [1st Lt. Fletcher Christian]: Fatally injured when a burning mast falls on him; he dies while talking to the other sailors. (Thanks to Nemanja)

Burn! (Queimada; The Mercenary) (1969) [Sir William Walker]: Stabbed in the stomach by an islander on the beach. (Thanks to Andrea)

The Godfather (1972) [Don Vito Corleone]: Dies of a heart attack while in the garden with his grandson.

Last Tango in Paris (Ultimo tango a Parigi) (1972) [Paul]: Shot in the stomach by Maria Schneider in her apartment; he walks out onto the balcony before dying.

The Nightcomers (1972) [Peter Quint]: Killed by the two children (Christopher Ellis and Verna Harvey). (Thanks to Jack and Mark)

The Missouri Breaks (1976) [Robert E. Lee Clayton]: Throat slit by Jack Nicholson while Marlon is asleep; he dies shortly after the shock wakes him up. (Thanks to Gregg)

Superman (1978) [Jor-El]: Killed in an explosion (along with the rest of the planet's population) when the planet Krypton explodes.

Apocalypse Now (1979) [Colonel Walter E. Kurtz]: Decapitated with a sword by Martin Sheen.

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) [Dr. Moreau]: Torn apart by a group of his creatures in his home.
Marlon Brando in 'Last Tango in Paris'
Marlon Brando dead in 'Last Tango in Paris'
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