And he insists that Brando"s reputation as a difficult diva was unfair. “Marlon was never hard to work with. His behaviour was a little eccentric on the set. He was like a bad boy and did what he wanted. But as an actor he was never hard to work with," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
Washington (ANI): American film director Francis Ford Coppola has defended late actor Marlon Brando"s reputation by saying he was not bad, but just a misunderstood eccentric. Coppola, 70, had cast Brando in two of his most famous roles as mafia boss Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather and Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now.