Can Male Friends Be Close?

Is it possible for two male friends who are both straight, to be very close? Marlon Brando had a close friend Wally Cox, they were good friends from when they were young to when Cox died. They were both straight, married to women and had sons and daughters but they had a close friendship Brando said that if... show more Is it possible for two male friends who are both straight, to be very close?

Marlon Brando had a close friend Wally Cox, they were good friends from when they were young to when Cox died.

They were both straight, married to women and had sons and daughters but they had a close friendship

Brando said that if Wally Cox was a woman he would have married him.

I believe their ashes and another friends ashes are scattered together, it seems, they Had a good friendship

Is it possible to have a very close friendship like that?
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