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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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The world knew her name. No one knew her secrets. See more »

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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A great Marilyn Monroe Movie based on her Life
8 June 2015 | by pjpleonSee all my reviews

It was such a nice change to see a movie of Marilyn Monroe depicting her personal life and struggles.I have read many many books on Marilyn and I thought this was spot on. Congratulations to Lifetime Movies. Also congratulations to Kelli Garner and Susan Sarandon. It was difficult for Susan as in real life Marilyn did not spend a lot of time with her mother. Apparently Marilyn always lived with a fear of inheriting her mother's mental illness. It was also nice to still enjoy a movie on Marilyn Monroe after such a long time after her death.I believe Kelli captured Marilyn's voice extremely well. I thoroughly enjoyed it and recommend it to others for viewing. Thanks!!!


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