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Sacheen Littlefeather, Activist Who Rejected Brando’s Oscar, Dies at 75

Sacheen Littlefeather, Activist Who Rejected Brando’s Oscar, Dies at 75

Sacheen Littlefeather, the Apache civil rights activist and actress who rejected Marlon Brando’s Best Actor award on his behalf at the 45th Academy Awards in 1973, has died at the age of 75. Her death was announced Sunday (Oct. 2) by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. According to a statement from her family, Littlefeather died peacefully at her home in Marin Country, California.

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