Tarita Teriipia (born: December 29, 1941, Bora Bora, French Polynesia) is a is a French Polynesian actress. She is of French Polynesian and Chinese descent. She is most famous for having been the third wife of actor Marlon Brando, whom she later divorced.
while shooting Mutiny on the Bounty he met and married Tahitian beauty Tarita Teriipia, who by coincidence had played his love interest in the film. Tarita was some 18 years younger than Brando, and she was only 20 when she and Marlon Brando were married. Tarita was Brando’s third wife, and gave birth to two children, Simon and Cheyenne.