Sacheen Littlefeather, who declined Marlon Brando’s Oscar for 'The Godfather' dies at 75

She was an American actress, model, and Native American civil rights activist.

She was born on November 14, 1946, in Salinas, California.

She attended California State College and studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater.

Sacheen Littlefeather at the 1973 Oscars.

In 1973

Sacheen Littlefeather started her acting career with radio and television commercials. In 1973

Littlefeather campaigning on the streets of San Francisco, c. 1990

Her notable movies are The Trial of the Billy Jack (1974), Winterhawk (1975), and Shoot the Sun Down (1978).

Littlefeather died at her home in Novato, California, on October 2, 2022, at age 75.