Marlon Brando's Son Christian Dies

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Christian Brando, who had been hospitalized with double pneumonia, died Friday, PEOPLE has learned. He was 49.

Brando – son of the late actor Marlon Brando – was admitted to Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Jan. 11, according to his ex-wife Deborah. Brando was in a coma and on a ventilator while hospitalized.

“His body was totally compromised,” Deborah Brando told PEOPLE. “He’d lived hard … This is just so sad.”

Christian Brando pleaded guilty in 1990 to manslaughter for killing his sister’s boyfriend and spent six years in prison.

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