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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Norma Jean Mortensen

Birth Date :

June 01, 1926

Birth Place :

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spouse :

James Dougherty (19-Jun-42 - 13-Sep-46), Joe DiMaggio (14-Jan-54 - 27-Oct-54), Arthur Miller (29-Jun-56 - 20-Jan-61)

Claim to fame :

Cover of the first Playboy issue (Dec - 1953)

Latest News

Kim Kardashian Channels Marilyn Monroe for Vogue Brazil

May 27, 2015 02:32:16 GMT

channels in the June issue of Vogue Brazil. The "" star wears black leather long gloves with her blonde hair styled in pin-up curls. She sports brown eyebrows, black eyeliner, dramatic lashes and nude lipstick. She flaunts her cleavage while lying on a bed with leopard sheets.

Rare Pictures From Marilyn Monroe's Final Shoot to Be Auctioned in London

May 26, 2015 09:46:24 GMT

A series of never-before-seen pictures from legendary actress and singer 's final shoot are going to be auctioned in London. The eight snaps were taken just three weeks before she passed away at the age of 36 in her Los Angeles home.

Marilyn Monroe's Love Letters Sold High at Auction

December 07, 2014 23:25:16 GMT

The memorabilia of fetched big money at an auction held by Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills over the weekend. What appealed most to the bidders were the love letters, one of them was written by her ex-husband Joe DiMaggio.

Marilyn Monroe's Lost Love Letters Up for Auction

November 12, 2014 04:06:37 GMT

's lost love letters are going to be auctioned off. On Tuesday, November 10 The Associated Press reported that an auction for 300 letters belonging to the iconic actress would take place on December 5-6 in Beverly Hills.

Lifetime Finds Its Marilyn Monroe in 'Pan Am' Actress

October 28, 2014 04:52:00 GMT

is on Lifetime's "Marilyn". The cable channel has cast the 30-year-old blonde beauty in the title role of its upcoming four-hour miniseries about the late blonde bombshell.

Marilyn Monroe Miniseries in the Works on Lifetime

August 09, 2014 00:58:27 GMT

Lifetime is high on exploring the lives of biggest names in pop culture. The cabler is developing a new miniseries centered around , tentatively titled "Marilyn".

Jessica Chastain Cast in 'Dark' Marilyn Monroe Biopic

April 23, 2014 00:05:06 GMT

will be back playing a blonde in new biopic. It has been reported that the "" star is cast as the beloved actress in Andrew Dominik's "", replacing whose casting was revealed four years ago.

Marilyn Monroe's Earrings Sold for $185,000 in Auction

April 14, 2014 05:00:17 GMT

A pair of earrings which was worn by was sold at $185,000 in a recent auction. According to a statement released by Julien's Auctions on Sunday, April 13, Monroe wore the piece when she attended the premiere of Burt Lancaster's "The Rose Tattoo" in 1955 with Marlon Brando and other public appearances.

Marilyn Monroe's Medical Records to Be Auctioned Off

October 09, 2013 03:31:33 GMT

A set of medical records which is believed to be 's is going to be auctioned off next month. The items are expected to be sold between $15,000 and $30,000 at auction which will take place on November 9-10.

Unpublished Negatives of Marilyn Monroe to Be Auctioned Off

July 16, 2013 09:26:01 GMT

's black-and-white and color negatives and transparencies, which come from photographer Milton H. Greene's collection, are going to be auctioned off on July 27 in Los Angeles. The 3,700 negatives will go under the hammer along with the copyright.

First Look: Amy Adams Channels Marilyn Monroe on 'Big Eyes' Set

July 13, 2013 05:53:32 GMT

Production of "" is currently underway, and fans are now treated with a set photo courtesy of The Film Stage. The image gives a first look at , who is seen covering her red hair with a short -styled blonde wig. It's understandable though since the film about painter Margaret Keane is set in the 1950s.

'The Canyons' Director Compares Lindsay Lohan's Talent to Marilyn Monroe's

July 10, 2013 08:07:15 GMT

Director Paul Schrader still has faith in . In Film Comment magazine, the director shares a story of working with the troubled actress. Paul, who worked with Lindsay in "", describes his time with Lindsay with words "tardiness, tantrums, absences, neediness, psychodrama."

Marilyn Monroe's Photos Stolen in Prague

May 23, 2013 09:10:23 GMT

Publicist Alice Titzova of PR agency 2media has announced that several photos of which were planned to be featured in an exhibition in Prague Castle were stolen on Monday, May 20, just a few days before the exhibition date. Mannequins and display cases which would be featured in the event are missing too.

Marilyn Monroe's Suicidal Letter and John Lennon's Letter to Paul McCartney Up for Auction

March 30, 2013 05:06:08 GMT

's depressing letter to her acting teacher Lee Strasberg and 's note to another Beatle member are up for auction online. They will be available for purchase on the internet along with hundreds of other historical documents.

Megan Fox: I Don't Intend to Degrade Lindsay Lohan With Marilyn Monroe Comparison

January 16, 2013 03:26:30 GMT

In a newly-released interview with Esquire, compared to which sounded like a harsh criticism. Before "it snowballs into something silly," the Mikaela Banes of "" has taken to her Facebook account to clarify her statement.

Lindsay Lohan Spoofs Marilyn Monroe in Red-Band Trailer of 'InAPPropriate Comedy'

January 08, 2013 18:11:13 GMT

channels her inner in her latest movie "". In an NSFW trailer for the spoof film that stars and , she recreates the late actress' iconic scene in 1955's romcom "The Seven Year Itch".

FBI Investigated Marilyn Monroe's Ties to Communist Before Her Death

December 29, 2012 02:35:36 GMT

Newly-unsealed FBI files on have been obtained by The Associated Press, 50 years after her death. In the documents that began in 1955, it's revealed that the Bureau kept tab on the actress because they were concerned about the actress' ties to some suspected communists.

Elizabeth Taylor Is Highest-Earning Dead Celebrity 2012

October 25, 2012 18:06:33 GMT

Turns out, is not the highest-earning dead celebrity this year according to Forbes. "Cleopatra" star and Jackson's close friend , who died of heart failure last March, has earned $210 million in the past 12 months, beating Jackson who earned $145 million this year.

Marilyn Monroe Picked as Icon for Cannes Film Festival's 65th Anniversary

February 29, 2012 02:16:45 GMT

Cannes Film Festival has chosen none other than legendary actress as the icon for its 2012 festival. The late blond bombshell is featured in an official poster to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the festival.

'Smash' 1.02 Clip: Katharine McPhee Channels Marilyn Monroe, Performs Original Song

February 10, 2012 07:25:50 GMT

Auditioning for the lead role in a musical, 's Karen will be seen as the late iconic star when "" returns with a new episode next week. A newly released sneak peek has teased what she will do in order to prove that she deserves the part.

Megaupload Attorney: Swizz Beatz Never Officially CEO of the File-Sharing Site

January 21, 2012 02:37:09 GMT

Contrary to numerous reports, is not the CEO of the recently-shut down Megaupload. Just days after the New York Post "outed" the Hip-Hop producer as the file-sharing site's chief executive, a top lawyer for the company came out with a statement that debunked the report.

'Gossip Girl' Photos: Blake Lively Channels Marilyn Monroe in Musical Number

January 21, 2012 02:26:42 GMT

"" will celebrate the glamorous old Hollywood in its upcoming 100th episode. In addition to the anticipated Blair wedding, the said outing will also feature a musical number where 's Serena imagines herself as .

Michelle Williams: Marilyn Monroe Approves Me to Star in 'My Week with Marilyn'

October 27, 2011 01:54:31 GMT

believes that she's got a blessing from the late to star in "". Although Monroe had already passed away almost 50 years ago, the 31-year-old actress knew that the iconic Hollywood beauty was happy with her acting in the drama.

Puss Trying to Catch the Light in 'Puss in Boots' Motion Poster

August 23, 2011 09:44:58 GMT

DreamWorks SKG have released a cute motion poster of "". In the one-sheet, Puss is seen donning his trademark boots and feathered hat, with his sword attached on his belt. The cat drops his calm and serious look, and starts to move around when he spots the light near him.

Megan Fox on Tattoo Removal: Marilyn Monroe Is 'a Negative Character'

August 23, 2011 08:46:46 GMT

is in the process of having her tattoo removed from her right forearm. When asked about the portrait inking, the actress playing Mikaela Banes in the first two "" movies told Italian magazine Amica that she is getting rid of negative energy.

Real Marilyn Monroe Will Be Revived on Big Screen

January 14, 2011 08:57:37 GMT

looks set to make a screen comeback from beyond the grave after the rights to her image were snapped up by a branding expert. Jamie Salter plans to use high-tech imaging technology to revive the tragic actress on the big screen after purchasing her "name and likeness" in a multi-million dollar deal last week.

'Ugly Betty' Actor Reveals How and Why He Sliced His Mother's Head With Samurai Sword

November 27, 2010 03:11:54 GMT

"" actor Michael Brea has been willing to share specific details on the day he cut off his own mother Yannick Brea's head with samurai sword, insisting that he killed the demon inside her. Talking to New York Daily News in the prison ward at Bellevue Hospital, Michael calmly said, "I didn't kill her. I killed the demon inside her."

A New Official Look at Michelle Williams as Happy Marilyn Monroe

November 27, 2010 02:33:14 GMT

Daily Mail has got its hand on a new picture from "", giving another look at as . Unlike the first picture which only highlights her face, the new one captures her from head to toe as she happily poses standing against a wall.

New PSA: Lauren Conrad Urges People to Raise Awareness Against Fashion Faux Pas

October 09, 2010 04:38:19 GMT

"" star has launched a new PSA to address the importance of avoiding a poorly chosen outfit which she called "Fashion F**k Ups" or F.F.U.s. In the more than 2 minutes clip, the 24-year-old fashion designer/New York Times best selling author dished out four major fashion faux pas.

'Melissa and Joey' Given 20 Additional Episodes

October 09, 2010 04:24:12 GMT

It looks like ABC Family canceled "" to invest largely on "". In a bold move, the network has ordered 20 additional episodes on top of the 10 episodes which have gone into production. This would make the total episodes of season one 30, which is quite rare for a cable network.

Picture Gallery

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