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Marilyn Monroe
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Marilyn Monroe
Actress

Birthday

: 01 June 1926

Birthplace

: Los Angeles, California, USA

Sign

: Gemini

Died

: 05 August 1962

Lived

: 36 years

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  • Marilyn Monroe was an American actress and model
When was Marilyn Monroe born?01 June 1926
When did Marilyn Monroe die? / Died05 August 1962
How many years did Marilyn Monroe live? / Lived36 years
Where was Marilyn Monroe born?Los Angeles, California, USA
Zodiac sign:Gemini
Nationality:American


Marilyn Monroe facts


  • Famous for playing "dumb blonde" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s, emblematic of the era's attitudes towards sexuality
  • Although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade, her films grossed $200 million by the time of her unexpected death in 1962
  • She continues to be considered a major popular culture icon
  • Born and raised in Los Angeles, Monroe spent most of her childhood in foster homes and an orphanage and married for the first time at the age of sixteen
  • While working in a factory as part of the war effort in 1944, she met a photographer and began a successful pin-up modeling career
  • The work led to short-lived film contracts with Twentieth Century-Fox (1946–47) and Columbia Pictures (1948)
  • After a series of minor film roles, she signed a new contract with Fox in 1951
  • Over the next two years, she became a popular actress with roles in several comedies, including As Young as You Feel and Monkey Business, and in the dramas Clash by Night and Don't Bother to Knock
  • Monroe faced a scandal when it was revealed that she had posed for nude photos before becoming a star, but rather than damaging her career, the story increased interest in her films
  • By 1953, Monroe was one of the most marketable Hollywood stars, with leading roles in three films: the noir Niagara, which focused on her sex appeal, and the comedies Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and How to Marry a Millionaire, which established her star image as a "dumb blonde"

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