“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting than being one.”-_Marilyn Monroe_ Marilyn’s career began to spiral downward in the early 60’s. She also remained to keep a list of unsuccessful marriages. In 1956 she wed to baseball player, Joe DiMaggio that only lasted nine months. She also married playwright Arthur Miller from 1956-1961. There were also rumors that Marilyn was involved with President John F. Kennedy and/or his brother Robert around the time of her death. At only 36 years old, Marilyn died at her Los Angeles home in 1956. An empty bottle of sleeping pills were found next to her bed which caused her drug overdose. Marilyn Monroe will always be known as a gorgeous sex symbol, a beautiful actress, and a wonderful person. During her career she grossed over $200 million and is still popular today. She changed the 50’s for women because she showed that women could still be classy as well as sexy. Still Marilyn will remain a legend and a sex goddess for centuries ahead of us. She Is the gorgeous blonfe whom young girls and women want to become as of now and her spirit will forever live on.
Birth Name: Norma Jeane Mortenson
Also Known As: Norma Jeane Baker
Birth date: June 1, 1926
Birth place: Los Angeles, CA
Death date: August 5, 1962
Death place: Brentwood, CA
Burial location: Corridor of Memories, #24, at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles, CA
Height: 5 feet 5 1/2 inches
Weight: Varied, 115 - 120 lbs.
Measurements: 37-23-36 (Studio's Claim); 35-22-35 (Dressmaker's Claim)
Hair color: Blond
High schools: Van Nuys High School; University High School
Occupations: Model, Actress, Singer
Mother: Gladys Baker
Half-brother: Hermitt Jack Baker
Half-sister: Berniece Miracle
Marriages: Jimmy Dougherty (1942-1946); Joe DiMaggio (1954); Arthur Miller (1956-1961)
Stepchildren: Joe DiMaggio, Jr., Jane and Robert Miller
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In 1999, Marilyn was named the...