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Movita Castaneda

Movita Castaneda
from the trailer for the film
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935).
Personal information
Birth nameMaria Casteneda
Birth dateDecember 4, 1917(age 99)
Place of birthNogales, Arizona, U.S.
SpouseMarlon Brando (1960 1962) (divorced) 2 children
Jack Doyle (1939-1944) (divorced)

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Maria "Movita" Castaneda (born December 4, 1917) is an American actress best known for being the second wife of actor Marlon Brando. She was six years older than Brando. In films, she played exotic women/singers, such as in Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), of which she is the last surviving cast member. She is the mother of Miko Castaneda Brando (b. 1961) and Rebecca Brando Kotlizky (b. 1966).

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