Tarita Teriipaia (born December 29, 1941 in Bora Bora, French Polynesia) is a former actress of French Polynesian and Chinese descent most famous for being the wife of Marlon Brando. She was usually billed as Tarita. She played Maimiti opposite Marlon Brando in the film Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and became Brando`s third wife in 1962. She is the mother of two of Brando`s children, a son, Simon Teihotu, and a daughter, Tarita Cheyenne. They divorced in 1972. Only months after Marlon Brando`s death in 2004, Tarita published her memoirs titled Marlon, My Love and My Torment.