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Karl Malden
Birthday: March 22, 1912

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6' 0"

Below is a complete filmography (list of movies he's appeared in) for Karl Malden. If you have any corrections or additions, please email us at corrections@actorsofhollywood.com. We'd also be interested in any trivia or other information you have.



Born to a Czech mother and a Serbian father in Chicago, on March 22, 1912, Karl Malden didn't learn how to communicate a single word of English until he was in kindergarten. Raised in Gary, IN, a medium-sized steel town, Malden--like many other young men in Gary--got a job in a steel factory when he finished school. He worked there for three years until 1934 when, fed up with the drudgery of manual labor, he took a Depression-era gamble and left to follow another goal. After a short time at Arkansas State Teacher's College, he attended the Goodman Theater Dramatic School and never looked back. Three years later he went to New York City to find fame. He rapidly became involved with the Group Theater, an awesome organization of actors/directors who were changing the face of Broadway. Malden's own unforgettable face was shortly in the media when he made his stage debut in 1937. His performance attracted the attention of fledgling director Elia Kazan. With Kazan directing, Karl blazed a trail across the Broadway boards in plays like "All My Sons" by Arthur Miller and "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams. He returned unscathed from duty in the armed services and then immersed himself in his work. Fortunately, his short "vacation" had not harmed his career. From the "Golden Era" of Broadway, he made a transition to the screen, starting with his first appearance in They Knew What They Wanted (1940). Jobs came came and fast, and in 1951 he won the Oscar for his performance as Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951). He was showing himself to be a consummate performer, whether tackling roles that had to be delivered with great moral weight or those requiring none whatsoever, like that of Father Corrigan in On the Waterfront (1954) or the Southern lecher Archie Lee in Baby Doll (1956). A later role came as Capt. Wessels, in John Ford's Cheyenne Autumn (1964). The film, Ford's last, was shot in his beloved Monument Valley. Malden found his greatest fame, however, in the early 1970s on the small screen, as Det. Mike Stone in the hit series "The Streets of San Francisco" (1972), co-starring with future movie star Michael Douglas. He came into millions of homes every week for five years. He also became the pitchman for American Express, a position he held for 21 years. The crowning glory of his career was in 1988 when he was elected President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a title he held for five years. Not one to rest on his laurels, Malden recently wrote his memoir entitled, "When Do I Start?: A Memoir."

Movie Credits
They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993)
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
[ William Daniels ][ Aaron Spelling ][ Carl Lumbly ]
Absolute Strangers (1991)
[ Rene Auberjonois ][ Tony Jay ]
Call Me Anna (1990)
[ Glenn Quinn ][ Howard Hesseman ][ David Packer ][ Perry Lang ][ Matthew Perry ]
The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989)
My Father, My Son (1988)
[ Keith Carradine ]
Nuts (1987)
[ Leslie Nielsen ][ Richard Dreyfuss ][ Eli Wallach ][ James Whitmore ]
Billy Galvin (1986)
[ Paul Guilfoyle ]
Alice in Wonderland (1985)
[ John Stamos ][ John Amos ][ Ernest Borgnine ][ Pat Morita ][ Roddy McDowall ]
Fatal Vision (1984)
[ Gary Cole ][ Andy Griffith ][ Brian Thompson ][ Barry Corbin ][ Miguel Sandoval ]
With Intent to Kill (1984)
[ Paul Sorvino ][ William Devane ]
The Sting II (1983)
[ Oliver Reed ][ Jackie Gleason ][ Ron Rifkin ]
Twilight Time (1982)
Miracle on Ice (1981)
[ Steve Guttenberg ][ Peter Horton ]
Word of Honor (1981)
[ John Malkovich ][ Ron Silver ]
Skag (1980)
[ Peter Gallagher ][ Powers Boothe ][ Ernie Hudson ][ M. Emmet Walsh ][ Tony Burton ]
Meteor (1979)
[ Sean Connery ][ Henry Fonda ][ Martin Landau ][ Brian Keith ]
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
[ Michael Caine ][ Mark Harmon ][ Peter Boyle ][ Telly Savalas ][ Jack Warden ]
Captains Courageous (1977)
[ Ricardo Montalban ][ Fred Gwynne ]
No Minor Vices (1976)
[ Richard Hatch ]
The Glass Dart Board (1975)
[ Art Metrano ]
The Twenty-Five Caliber Plague (1974)
[ Michael Douglas ]
Death and the Favored Few (1974)
[ Michael Douglas ]
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
[ Michael Douglas ][ Robert Wagner ][ Mako ][ Tom Bosley ][ Brad Davis ]
Verano para matar, Un (1972)
Wild Rovers (1971)
[ William Holden ][ Tom Skerritt ][ Ryan O'Neal ][ Blake Edwards ][ Joe Don Baker ]
Gatto a nove code, Il (1971)
[ Dario Argento ]
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin: Part 2 (1971)
[ Roddy McDowall ]
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin: Part 1 (1971)
Patton (1970)
[ George C Scott ][ George C. Scott ][ Harry Morgan ]
Blue (1968)
[ Terence Stamp ][ Ricardo Montalban ]
Hot Millions (1968)
[ Peter Ustinov ][ Bob Newhart ][ Cesar Romero ]
Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
[ Michael Caine ][ Donald Sutherland ]
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
[ Roddy McDowall ]
Hotel (1967)
[ Rod Taylor ]
Murderers' Row (1966)
[ Dean Martin ][ George Takei ]
Nevada Smith (1966)
[ Steve McQueen ][ Martin Landau ][ Brian Keith ][ Pat Hingle ][ Strother Martin ]
The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
[ Steve McQueen ][ Rip Torn ][ Ray Charles ]
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
[ James Stewart ][ Ricardo Montalban ][ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Richard Widmark ]
Dead Ringer (1964)
Come Fly with Me (1963)
[ Johnny Crawford ]
How the West Was Won (1962)
[ John Wayne ][ James Stewart ][ Gregory Peck ][ Henry Fonda ][ Harry Dean Stanton ]
Gypsy (1962)
[ Harvey Korman ]
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
[ Burt Lancaster ][ Telly Savalas ][ Chris Robinson ]
All Fall Down (1962)
[ Warren Beatty ]
The Great Impostor (1961)
[ Tony Curtis ][ Harry Carey Jr. ]
Parrish (1961)
[ Carroll O'Connor ][ Troy Donahue ]
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
[ Marlon Brando ][ Slim Pickens ][ Ben Johnson ]
Pollyanna (1960)
[ Walt Disney ][ Richard Egan ]
The Hanging Tree (1959)
[ George C Scott ][ George C. Scott ][ Gary Cooper ]
Bombers B-52 (1957)
[ Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ]
Fear Strikes Out (1957)
[ Anthony Perkins ]
Baby Doll (1956)
[ Rip Torn ][ Eli Wallach ]
On the Waterfront (1954)
[ Marlon Brando ][ Rod Steiger ][ Fred Gwynne ][ Martin Balsam ][ Lee J. Cobb ]
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
Take the High Ground! (1953)
[ Richard Widmark ][ Russ Tamblyn ]
I Confess (1953)
[ Alfred Hitchcock ][ Montgomery Clift ]
Ruby Gentry (1952)
[ Charlton Heston ]
Operation Secret (1952)
[ Robert Shaw ][ Dan O'Herlihy ]
Diplomatic Courier (1952)
[ Charles Bronson ][ Lee Marvin ][ Tyrone Power ][ Dabbs Greer ]
The Sellout (1952)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
[ Marlon Brando ]
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
[ Dana Andrews ]
The Gunfighter (1950)
[ Gregory Peck ]
Halls of Montezuma (1950)
[ Robert Wagner ][ Jack Palance ][ Richard Widmark ]
Kiss of Death (1947)
[ Richard Widmark ][ Victor Mature ]
Boomerang! (1947)
[ Brian Keith ][ Lee J. Cobb ][ Dana Andrews ]
13 Rue Madeleine (1947)
[ Red Buttons ]
Winged Victory (1944)
[ George Reeves ][ Lee J. Cobb ][ Red Buttons ][ Keith Andes ]
They Knew What They Wanted (1940)
[ Charles Laughton ]


  • Born Mladen Sekulovich, he always regretted that in order to become an actor, he had to change his name. Since he was proud of his heritage, when he starred in a movie or on TV, he insisted that a character carry his family name: In "On The Waterfront", Fred Gwynne's character was named "Sekulovich".
  • According to his memoir "When Do I Start," he arranged a meeting between his "Meteor" (1979) co-star Sean Connery and his friend Marlon Brando at Connery's request. Brando drank heavily at the get-together with Connery to get back at Malden, as he had earlier admonished him about Brando's drinking as alcoholism ran through his family and had ruined the career of his sister Jocelyn Brando. Brando did not get drunk, despite the intake of alcohol.
  • In 1971, he accepted the Oscar for "Best Director" on behalf of Franklin J. Schaffner, who wasn't present at the awards ceremony
  • His sixty-seven year marriage to Mona Greenberg is the second longest in Hollywood history. Bob Hope and Dolores Hope's sixty-nine year marriage, from 1934 until his death in 2003, is the longest.
  • Was a close friend of The Magnificent Seven (1960) star Brad Dexter. who was also of Serbian descent.
  • President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1989 to 1992
  • Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1963
  • has two daughters, Mila and Carla. Carla co-authored his autobiography "When Do I Start"

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