Brandophile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Brando +‎ -phile

Noun[edit]

Brandophile (plural Brandophiles)

  1. (informal) A fan of American actor Marlon Brando.
    • 1991, Ronald Bergan, Dustin Hoffman, Virgin (1991), ISBN 9781852273781, page 33:
      Despite Cole Porter's advice that brushing up one's Shakespeare would wow the women, the Brandophile Dustin was never interested in classical acting, especially not of the English variety.
    • 2001, Gary Giddins, "'Marlon Brando': From Kowalski to Corleone", New York Times, 9 September 2001:
      A former actress, she is an ardent but critical Brandophile, who elegantly puts life and art into context (though she does slightly skew the plot of "Last Tango in Paris"), paying necessary attention to Brando's politics and complicated marital life.
    • 2004, Bill Ervolino, "Brilliance on stage and screen wasn't enough for him", The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey), 3 July 2004:
      Several other Brandophiles, including Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, James Caan, and John Cazale, would work alongside him in "The Godfather."