Who is Marilyn Monroe
Norma Jean Mortenson was the name of the Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe, born on June 1 of the year 1926 in Los Angeles CA, her mother was Gladis Monroe and it is unknown who her father was.
His mother Gladys, who suffered mental problems and financial problems decided to send her to live with an adoptive family. Norma passed by several families until arriving at an orphanage until 1935. Norma Jean got married on June 19, 1942, with Jimmy Dougherty, 21 years old, she was only 16 years old, and later, in 1946, the couple divorced.
It was the year 1946 and Norma Jean went to work with 20th Century Fox, and with a salary of only 125 Dollars begins her appearances in small secondary roles in various films, this was maintained until 1950 where it begins to have more importance in films like “Asphalt Jungle“, then “All About Eve” generates even more notoriety.
Marilyn Monroe Biography
Date of Birth
Norma Jeane Mortenson
June 1, 1926
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||August 5, 1962 (aged 36)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Barbiturate overdose|
|Resting place||Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery|
|Other names||Norma Jeane Baker|
Actress, model, singer
(m. 1942; div. 1946)
(m. 1954; div. 1955)
(m. 1956; div. 1961)
Marilyn Monroe Personal Life
His 2nd marriage takes place with the famous baseball player Joe DiMaggio in 1954, a marriage that only lasts nine months, the separation is based on an incompatibility in both races. After appearing as a pretty Hollywood faces in several more, Marilyn began to prepare to leave her image of “stunning blonde” and dedicate herself to high-level acting. In 1956, he began to study the stage art with the well-known teacher Lee Strasberg, Director of the Studio Actor’s Studio in New York.
During the same year, Marilyn launched Marilyn Monroe Productions with photographer Milton Green. His new company produced “Bus Stop” (1956) and “The Prince and the Showgirl” (1957), films that allowed Marilyn to demonstrate her new acting skills. On June 29, 1956, Marilyn married the playwright Arthur Miller in marriage. The film “The Misfits” was written by him especially for Marilyn. This was Marilyn’s last complete work. Miller and Marilyn divorced on January 20, 1961.
World’s Most Popular Star
In 1962, Marilyn was acclaimed as the most popular star in the world (“World’s Most Popular Star” with the Golden Globe), reaffirming her fame and international recognition. On August 4 of the same year, with only 36 years of age, Marilyn Monroe died while sleeping at her home in Brentwood, California. The world suffered for its loss. His body was buried at Westwood Memorial Park, Corridor of Memories, 24, also from Los Angeles.
Marilyn Monroe appeared in 30 films leaving one of them, “Something’s Got to Give”, without being completed. But she was much more than a movie star. Its popularity transformed it into a myth and legend of immense admiration. Currently, the name and image of Marilyn Monroe are symbols of beauty and glamor. His spirit serves as inspiration for those who struggle during his life in search of greatness.
Marilyn Monroe Last Interview
In 1962 the last Monroe interview appeared in Life magazine. On August 4 of that same year, she had been very happy. At 9 o’clock at night, he said goodnight to his maid, Eunice Murray. Before his death, it is said, he had lived an affair with Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, whose sudden decision to leave could have prompted her to consume an overdose of barbiturates.
The fact is that the Kennedy clan never accepted that John and Robert Kennedy were related to her, primarily because of the intervention of J. Edgar Hoover, who suspected that the actress was holding dangerous relations with communists of the time and that they increased while maintaining their friendship with the Kennedys and handled information that could seriously affect them.
Marilyn Monroe Death
His death was covered with a halo of mystery. She was found lifeless by her maid, lying on the bed, with the telephone off, at her home on August 5, 1962, at 3:30 am, at the age of 36. From the ambulance that had been parked for the past 5 hours, nurses appeared who were escorted by government figures and were the first to enter the department. A department advisor thought she recognized Robert Kennedy. The police report described the event as a probable suicide, although other possibilities have been considered, including murder.
One witness stated that while Monroe’s body was being removed, one of the alleged nurses applied an injection between the breasts of the deceased actress. Many assassination conjectures have targeted the Kennedy family and J. Edgar Hoover. The autopsy never revealed the slightest trace of barbiturates in the actress’ stomach, and his vital organs that were extracted for a more thorough analysis disappeared mysteriously.
Three days later, Joe Di Maggio celebrated the funeral in private. Lee Strasberg uttered the following farewell words: “I can not say goodbye to Marilyn, she never liked to say goodbye, but adopting her particular way of changing things in order to face reality, I will say” Hasta la vista. “Because we will all visit someday the country where she has left. “
His remains are in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
Marilyn Monroe Filmography:
Something’s Got to Give, (unfinished, 1962)
Rebel Lives, The Misfits (1961)
The Billionaire, Let’s Make Love (1960)
With Skirts and the Crazy or an Eva and two Adams, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Bus Stop, Bus Stop (1956)
The Temptation Live Up The seven-year itch (1955)
River Without Return, River of no return (1954)
Lights of Candilejas, There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Fog In The Soul, Do not Bother to Knock (1952)
Four Pages Of Life, O. Henry’s Full House (1952)
Encounter In The Night (1952)
I Feel I Rejuvenate, Monkey Business (1952)
We Are Not Married, We ‘ ‘re Not Married (1952)
Niagara, Niagara (1952)
Home Town Story (1951)
Love Nest (1951)
As Young As You Feel (1951)
Let’s Make It Legal (1951)
Right Cross (1950)
The Fireball (1950)
The Jungle Asphalt, The asfalt jungle (1950)
Eva Al Nude, All About Eve (1950)
A Ticket To Tomahawk (1950)
Ladies Of The Chorus (1949)
Love In Preserves, Love Happy (1949)
Scudda-Hoo! Scudda-Hay! (1948)
Dangerous Years (1947)
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)