Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)


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Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, comedienne, singer, and model. She became one of the world's most enduring iconic figures and is remembered both for her winsome embodiment of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic personal and professional struggles within the film industry. Her life and death are still the subjects of much controversy ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 11 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Some Like It Hot Sugar Kane Kowalczyk
(1959)
(1955)
(1953)
Bus Stop Chérie
(1956)

Filmography

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 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
Ellen Arden
 1961 The Misfits
Roslyn Taber
 1960 Let's Make Love
Amanda Dell
 1959 Some Like It Hot
Sugar Kane Kowalczyk
 1956 Bus Stop
Chérie
 1955 The Seven Year Itch
The Girl
 1954 River of No Return
Kay Weston
 1953 How to Marry a Millionaire
Pola Debevoise
 1952-1953 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Marilyn Monroe
- Honolulu Trip (1953) ... Marilyn Monroe
- Bob Crosby's Contract (1952) ... Marilyn Monroe
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Lorelei Lee
 1953 Niagara
Rose Loomis
 1952 Monkey Business
Miss Lois Laurel
 1952 O. Henry's Full House
Streetwalker (segment "The Cop and the Anthem")
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock
Nell Forbes
 1952 We're Not Married!
Annabel Jones Norris
 1952 Clash by Night
Peggy
 1951 Let's Make It Legal
Joyce Mannering
 1951 Love Nest
Roberta 'Bobbie' Stevens
 1951 As Young as You Feel
Harriet
 1951 Home Town Story
Iris Martin
 1950 All About Eve
Miss Casswell
 1950 The Fireball
Polly
 1950 Right Cross
Dusky Ledoux (uncredited)
 1950 The Asphalt Jungle
Angela Phinlay
 1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk
Clara (uncredited)
 1949 Love Happy
Grunion's Client
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Peggy Martin
 1948 Green Grass of Wyoming
Extra at Square Dance (uncredited)
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Betty (uncredited)
 1948 You Were Meant for Me
Undetermined Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1947 Dangerous Years
Evie - Waitress at the Gopher Hole
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Released many records. Most of the time it was music from some of her movies. Her biggest hits are "Diamond's Are A Girl's Best Friend", "My Heart Belongs To Daddy", "Bye Bye Baby" and "I Wanna Be Loved By You". See more »

Publicity Listings:

23 Biographical Movies | 77 Print Biographies | 35 Portrayals | 82 Articles | 51 Pictorials | 873 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Norma Jeane Baker | Norma Jean Baker | Norma Jeane Dougherty | Merilin Monro

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Arthur Miller  (divorced) | See more »

Children:

None

Parents:

Gladys Baker | unknown

Relatives:

Baker Miracle, Berniece (half sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

There was my name up in lights. I said, "God, somebody's made a mistake!" But there it was in lights. And I sat there and said, "Remember, you're not a star". Yet there it was up in lights. See more »

Trivia:

Among roles that Monroe turned down under her Fox contract: "Pink Tights," "How To Be Very, Very Popular," "The Revolt of Mamie Stover," "The Girl in the Red velvet Swing,' "The Jean Harlow Story," "The Blue Angel," and "Can-Can.". See more »

Trademark:

Platinum blonde hair See more »

Nickname:

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