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Eddie Murphy says Marlon Brando once told him that ‘acting is bulls–t,’ couldn’t ‘stand’ Clint Eastwood
the New York Times’ podcast “The Interview,” the “Trading Places” actor detailed the time he was invited to the late actor’s home following his first-ever film role, in 1982’s “48 Hrs.”“This is how long ago it was: He was going, ‘I can’t stand that kid with the gun.’ I was like, ‘What kid with the gun?’ He said, ‘He’s on the poster!’ ” Murphy called.“I was like, ‘Clint Eastwood?’ ‘Yeah, that guy!’ He was calling Clint Eastwood ‘that kid,'” he added.Despite calling Eastwood a “kid,” Brando was just six years older than the “Million Dollar Baby” star.Elsewhere, Murphy recalled the very first time he hung out with Brando, who died at age 80 in 2004.Brando picked up Murphy at a rooftop restaurant at the L’Ermitage luxury hotel in Los Angeles, before inviting him over to his home.“He came and picked me up at the hotel. But there was a time mix-up, and I came down like a half-hour late — he was waiting for me in the car,” Murphy recalled.“We went to his house on Mulholland,” he shared, adding that he “was just going on and on” about Brando’s 1972 film “The Godfather.”Brando, who played Don Vito Corleone in the hit film, brushed off the praise.“He was like, ‘Eh, The Godfather.’ Not just ‘The Godfather’ — acting,” Murphy recalled.
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Jack Nicholson’s daughter recalls Marlon Brando’s kind gesture
Vanity Fair about her life growing up as the daughter of the star of The Shining and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.She recalls that she left mislaid a journal, only to later have it returned with a note from The Godfather actor which read, “Dear Lorraine, you left this in my driveway, love, the fat man next door.”Brando and Nicholson starred together in the 1976 Western film The Missouri Breaks, the only time the two screen icons appeared in the same movie.Lorraine, 33, whose mother is the actor and model Rebecca Broussard, is currently working on a feature film about an exotic dancer who married a Ponzi scheme money lender and has to start her life from scratch again.She has previously directed a series of short films, and has made appearances in a number of films, including Something’s Gotta Give with her father, World’s Greatest Dad with Robin Williams and Click with Adam Sandler.She joked that growing up with such a famous father has led to a number of interesting encounters. “I believe my parents had a full-blown party in the room at Cedars-Sinai because adults are constantly coming up to me saying, ‘I was there the day you were born.’” she said.Jack Nicholson, who has won three Oscars for his roles in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Terms of Endearment and As Good As It Gets, effectively retired from acting in 2010, following his supporting role in the Reese Witherspoon and Owen Wilson romantic comedy How Do You Know.Nicholson, 86, is now most commonly seen courtside watching the Los Angeles Lakers.
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