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Inside Marlon Brando’s Former Home

While this Sherman Oaks house seems fairly ordinary, the history behind its owners is anything but. The late iconic actor Marlon Brando once lived here and the property is reportedly still owned by Brando's former housekeeper, and the mother of his three youngest children. The home itself has undergone numerous price chops and is now listed for $1.625 million. View the listing.

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Marlon Brando during On the Set of "The Freshman" - June 12, 1989 at Little Italy in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
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While this Sherman Oaks house seems fairly ordinary, the history behind its owners is anything but. The late iconic actor Marlon Brando once lived here and the property is reportedly still owned by Brando's former housekeeper, and the mother of his three youngest children. The home itself has undergone numerous price chops and is now listed for $1.625 million. View the listing.
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A view of front entryway that Brando passed through daily. The actor passed away in 2004 at the age of 80 from lung failure.
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Built in 1939, the home measures 3,027 square feet and features this cozy living room.
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The dining room opens to the spacious kitchen in the Oscar-winner's former home.
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A view of the open kitchen that features a large center island, exposed wood-beamed ceiling, and wood cabinetry.
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When he passed, The Godfather actor left behind eleven children and over thirty grandchildren. The current owner of the home, Maria Cristina Ruiz, is Brando's former housekeeper and mother of his three youngest kids.
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Another view of the living room that features built-in shelving and a fireplace.
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A look at Brando's former master bedroom, which today, is decked out in a circular bed and bright red highlights throughout the room. The actor's home includes five bedrooms total.
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Despite the famous name attached to the property, Brando's home has been on and off the market the last few years without a buyer. According to public records, the actor bought the spread in 1992 for $810,000.
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The suburban pad features three bathrooms.
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Brando made a name for himself in 1947 when he brought to the screen his portrayal of Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, a role for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor.
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In 2009, the estate as listed for $2.8 million. It's now offered at the majored reduced rate of $1.625 million.
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A view of the family gazebo.
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The home comes with a pool and spa, together with a special hand-crafted diving board that Brando built himself for his kids.
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A look at the North/South tennis courts on the property.
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The estate includes a large detached guest house.
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Brando's home even comes with a free-standing sauna.
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