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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe 

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A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe's family life and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Susan Sarandon ...  Gladys Mortenson 2 episodes, 2015
Kelli Garner ...  Marilyn Monroe 2 episodes, 2015
Embeth Davidtz ...  Natasha Lytess 2 episodes, 2015
Jack Noseworthy ...  Alan DeShields 2 episodes, 2015
Eva Amurri Martino ...  Young Gladys 2 episodes, 2015
Stephen Bogaert ...  Arthur Miller 2 episodes, 2015
Giacomo Gianniotti ...  Jimmy Dougherty 2 episodes, 2015
Peter MacNeill ...  Joseph M. Schenck 2 episodes, 2015
Barry Flatman ...  Darryl F. Zanuck 2 episodes, 2015
Matthew Bennett ...  Allan 'Whitey' Snyder 2 episodes, 2015
Tony Nardi ...  Johnny Hyde 2 episodes, 2015
Tamara Hickey ...  Patricia Kennedy Lawford 2 episodes, 2015
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ...  Joe DiMaggio 2 episodes, 2015
Emily Watson ...  Grace McKee 2 episodes, 2015
Neil Crone ...  Ben Lyon 2 episodes, 2015
Ella Allan ...  Norma Jeane 2 episodes, 2015
Mia Allan ...  Norma Jeane 2 episodes, 2015
Jeff Kassel ...  Dr. Ennis 2 episodes, 2015
Daryn Pancer Daryn Pancer ...  Teen Date 2 episodes, 2015
Vickie Papavs ...  Mrs. Murray 2 episodes, 2015
Peter Tufford Kennedy ...  Joseph L. Mankiewicz 2 episodes, 2015
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A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe's family life and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world.

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English

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30 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Wonderful Way to Spend a Day
25 July 2017 | by julia-960-805645See all my reviews

This was an excellent mini series that did a good job stringing together an assortment of Marilyn's life, albeit not all of it. But my, that would be impossible. I think they did a great job at creating a narrative with what they could, and that Kelli Garner was absolutely wonderful. She captured the nuances of Marilyn in a way no other actress has quite been able to.


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