Marlon Brando's actress sister JOCELYN BRANDO has died at her home in Santa Monica, California. She was 86.

The stage and screen star, who made her debut in Fritz Lang's THE BIG HEAT in 1953, was by her brother's bedside when he died of lung failure last summer (04).

Among the highlights of her film career were two projects she appeared in alongside her famous sibling - THE UGLY AMERICAN and The Chase.

She also played MRS REEVES in soap opera Dallas. She last appeared alongside Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest in 1981.