Obit

Oscar-Winner Karl Malden Dies

This sad week takes another toll: Karl Malden, the actor who won an Oscar for his role in A Streetcar Named Desire, died on Wednesday at the age of 97. He made his screen debut in 1940, and starred as Mitch in Streetcar in 1951. He also served as the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences from 1989-92.