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Overview (3)

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died in Denver, Colorado, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameRudolph Bond

Mini Bio (1)

Rudolph Bond was raised in Philadelphia. He got his start at the Neighborhood Players. After World War II, he was invited by Elia Kazan to be a student at the famed "Actors Studio" in New York, working with such future stars as Paul Newman, James Dean, and Marlon Brando. His first big break was a role in the stage production of "A Streetcar Named Desire". Rudy's career included the theater, motions pictures and television.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Zane Stein <[email protected]>

Spouse (1)

Alma Halbert (1947 - 29 March 1982) ( his death) ( 3 children)

Trivia (4)

One time, between gigs, Rudy took a job as a taxi driver.
Appeared with Brando in three of the AFI's greatest films of all time: "On the Waterfront" (#8), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (#45) and "The Godfather" (#3).
Appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), On the Waterfront (1954), 12 Angry Men (1957) and The Godfather (1972). Of those, On the Waterfront (1954) and The Godfather (1972) are winners in the category - and both films have Marlon Brando in the leading roles that earned him Oscars.
In addition to appearing with Marlon Brando, Rudy was in the movie Nightfall with Marlon's sister Jocelyn Brando.

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