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  Marilyn Monroe | Movie Legend
He asked her to change her name, and from that point forward she would be known as Marilyn Monroe to generations of adoring fans.
On August 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her Brentwood, California home of an overdose of sleeping pills.
Marilyn Monroe Hollywood Icon Dies—This video clip portrays the death of Marilyn Monroe at the age of 36.
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  Marilyn Monroe's Grave
Marilyn Monroe was interred in the Corridor of Memories, at Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, in August 1962.
Marilyn's last home, where she allegedly committed suicide, was located at 12305 5th.
Another famous house used by Marilyn, for secret meetings with the Kennedy's, is at Beach Rd less than 10 Minutes away.
www.hollywoodusa.co.uk /WestwoodObituaries/marilynsgrave.htm   (234 words)

  Marilyn Monroe - MSN Encarta
Instantly popular as a model, Monroe soon found other assignments and registered with a modeling agency, which sent her to charm school and put her on a number of magazine covers.
In 1948 she was briefly under contract to Columbia Pictures, and although she was soon out of work again, this stint yielded appearances in a low-budget musical, Ladies of the Chorus (1949), and in the film Love Happy (1949), in which she had a bit part with the Marx Brothers.
Monroe also appeared in Love Nest (1951), Clash By Night (1952), and Monkey Business (1952; with Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers) and had her first lead role in Don’t Bother to Knock (1952), as a psychotic babysitter.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761552273/Monroe_Marilyn.html   (656 words)

  Marilyn Monroe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While Monroe's reputation in the film industry for being difficult grew, her performance was hailed by critics, especially in Europe, where she was handed the David di Donatello, the Italian equivalent of the Academy Award, as well as the French Crystal Star Award.
Monroe's looks were used for inspiration for a character in a comic book story featuring Lee Falk's The Phantom, where she appeared as the character of "Marabella", wife of the 1st Phantom.
The myth Monroe was born with eleven toes resulted from photos in The Birth of Marilyn by Joseph Jasgur, and is dismissed as an urban legend.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marilyn_Monroe   (6219 words)

 Marilyn Monroe
A Model Girl Before she was Marilyn Monroe, Norma Jeane Dougherty was a popular model.
Marilyn's birthday Marilyn would have turned 75 on June 1, 2001.
Marilyn collectors and fans are especially welcome, and discussion about MM news, your collection or your interest in MM is encouraged.
www.glamournet.com /legends/Marilyn   (893 words)

 PBS Previews | AMERICAN MASTERS "Marilyn Monroe: Still Life"
There is an oft told tale of Marilyn Monroe walking down a New York City street, incognito, turning to her companion and saying, "Do you want to see her?" With that, she threw off all vestiges of Norma Jeane and miraculously transformed.
The "outing" of Marilyn is something she looked at with both skepticism and awe.
Gloria Steinem (Marilyn, 1988) discusses her earliest impressions in "Still Life." "I was embarrassed by her because she was a joke, she was vulnerable.
www.pbs.org /previews/americanmasters_monroe   (803 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 5 | 1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead
Screen icon Marilyn Monroe has been found dead in bed at her Los Angeles home.
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on 1 June 1926 in Los Angeles.
Marilyn Monroe was buried in the Corridor of Memories at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/5/newsid_2657000/2657289.stm   (486 words)

 Beauty Worlds: The Candle in the Wind that was the Life of Marilyn Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn Monroe, one of the most famous women of the twentieth century, was born Norma Jean Mortenson in June, 1926, in Los Angeles, USA.
Marilyn landed a contract with Fox Studios in 1946 and it was at this time that she dropped the name Norma Jean and adopted the one that was to become famous, Marilyn.
Marilyn was later to comment about it "Gee, I never thought I had an effect on people until I was in Korea." This naiveté was to lead some people to assume that her beauty was only skin deep and that an exploration of her mind would find it shallow and empty.
www.beautyworlds.com /marilyn.htm   (1613 words)

 Marilyn Monroe - Palamito.it - free Encyclopedia of the Italian culture, on line from 1993.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn Monroe - Palamito.it - free Encyclopedia of the Italian culture, on line from 1993.
Marilyn, from this moment, you/he/she will be welcomed from more families and, to the 9 year-old age, it will enter orphanage.
In the same year, it launched the Marilyn Monroe Productions with the photographer Milton Greene and it produced Stop of bus (Bus stop) in 1956 and The prince and the ballerina (The prince and the Showgirl) in the '57, two filmses that confirmed his/her talent of actress.
www.palamito.it /engl/Marilyn%20Monroe.htm   (694 words)

 Marilyn Monroe Seven Year Itch Misfits Some Like It Hot Bus Stop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn Monroe gets more iconic by the minute -- or by the documentary, which is the same as by the minute.
On the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death, a former prosecutor has unveiled what he says are notes of her secret confessions to a psychiatrist that show her as anything but suicidal.
Monroe's Playboy centerfold, shot by photographer Tom Kelly, holds a prominent position in the exhibit, with the naked actress seductively posed atop a blanket of red velvet.
www.cybamall.com /moviestars/mmindex.html   (4299 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Movies (Dressed to Fill)
Likewise, a woman whose bust, waist, or hip measurements were unusually large or small (such as a woman with an acclaimed "hourglass" figure) might have to buy a size of dress that was not reflective of her "overall" size.
Monroe's size are difficult to take at face value, as their sources (e.g., studio publicity shops) are known more for exaggeration and puffery than accuracy.
She resembles that universal sexual icon, Marilyn Monroe a dress of whose was recently auctioned and found to be a British size 16.
www.snopes.com /movies/actors/mmdress.htm   (814 words)

 JFK&Marilyn Monroe
Norma Jean Baker, Marilyn Monroe, was found dead in her Brentwood home from an overdose of sleeping pills on August 5, 1962, by her housekeeper, Eunice Murray.
Marilyn posed for nearly every major photographer of her day, and this pictorial chronicle of her affair with the camera, featuring shots from Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alred Eisentaedt, Elliott Erwitt, Philippe Halsman, Weegee, and thirty other artists, brings together the most beautiful and unusual images available.
The premise of this fiction is that the diaries that Marilyn Monroe were rumored to have kept in the last years of her life have been found and are being published for the first time - so we are reading her life story as if told in her own words.
www.karisable.com /crcjfkmm.htm   (3438 words)

 Marilyn Monroe's Last Film
A reconstruction of the incomplete film, running 37 minutes, is featured in an AMC documentary "Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days" which also includes outtakes and interviews with co-stars including Cyd Charise.
Marilyn's personal physician, Heyman Engelberg, reveals for the first time on AMC that Monroe was manic-depressive.
Marilyn was actually fired from the film but came back to shoot the legendary nude swimming scene.
extratv.warnerbros.com /dailynews/pop/05_01/05_22c.html   (242 words)

 º º Marilyn Monroe : Movies Point
Marilyn Monroe, the most renowned actress was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles as Norma Jean Mortenson.
Marilyn had to spend her major childhood in orphanages and later in foster homes; the reason was her mother’s mental illness.
Marilyn got an opportunity in Bus Stop (1956) to explain to critics that she has the talent to prove herself in a straight dramatic role.
www.moviespoint.com /actress/marilyn-monroe.php   (604 words)

 Marilyn Monroe, MP3 Music Download at eMusic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although film actress and Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe has been the subject of a large number of albums, she rarely stepped into a recording studio to make a commercial recording and only appeared in five real movie musicals (with a few other musical performances in her straight films), making for a total record and s...
Monroe was the illegitimate daughter of Edward Mortenson (who abandoned her mother before her birth and died in a motorcycle accident when she was three years old) and Gladys Pearl (Monroe) Baker, a film cutter.
Monroe next filmed The Misfits, a drama written by her husband, but she and Miller divorced in January 1961 shortly before the movie was released.
www.emusic.com /artist/10557/10557236.html   (1130 words)

 Mary's Health Garden remembers Norma Jean - Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe was a Hollywood creation who, without the essence of Norma Jean, would have been no more than a department-store mannequin.
Marilyn Monroe, the Hollywood creation, was laid to rest and multitudes mourned for her.
The Marilyn Encyclopedia is, according to its jacket notes, "the most comprehensive book about [Marilyn Monroe's] extraordinary life and legacy ever published." This may easily be true--it is incredibly, insanely detailed.
www.wellnessgarden.com /normajean.html   (953 words)

 Magnum Search results for: Marilyn Monroe Eightieth Birthday   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Baker, the identity of her father is unknown and she was later baptized Norma Jeane Baker.
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Baker,...
A washroom in the Chicago Airport, US actress Marilyn MONROE waits for a plane to Champaign, Illinois, where she was to attend the centenary celebrations of the town of Bement.
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 Marilyn Monroe Biography - Part One - Bombshells.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn was given the fatal dose through either an enema or an injection administered by someone else; most commonly named are Dr. Ralph Greenson and Marilyn's housekeeper, Eunice Murray.
Marilyn may have been given a fatal dose with the intention to kill her either by injection, or by enema.
He firmly states in his book, Marilyn: Her Life In Her Own Words, that although he has no proof, he strongly feels she was murdered.
www.bombshells.com /gallery/monroe/monroe_facts.shtml   (779 words)

 Candid Marilyn Monroe Photos Available For The First Time | Delores Hope Masi Marilyn Collection
Masi’s personal ‘Marilyn Collection’ of beautifully matted and framed photographs that were meticulously reproduced as limited editions and available to collect.
Masi’s collection of exquisite jewelry worn by Marilyn Monroe in various movies and public appearances as well as clothing will be on display.
Marilyn became an honorary member of the Masi household, where she would stay for long periods of time.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2006/10/emw447680.htm   (610 words)

 Legend Marilyn Monroe Biography
Marilyn tried throughout the Miller marriage to have children, and was disappointed by her miscarriages.
When the gossip columns blamed Marilyn's lateness to the set of the film for his death, she was heart-broken.
Marilyn was on her own, and she would never complete another picture.
www.marilyncollector.com /legend/biography.html   (1218 words)

 Amazon.com: Marilyn Monroe: Books: Barbara Leaming   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn Monroe is a very good book because it shows how hard you have to work to accomplish what you want to be in life.
Marilyn was suspended from her career without an income for a while because she just simply refused to accept the job without looking at the script first.
Marilyn Monroe was featured on a 32 cent stamp, she married many famous people, and she even got to star in a movie with her all time favorite actor, Clark Gable!
www.amazon.com /Marilyn-Monroe-Barbara-Leaming/dp/0517702606   (3159 words)

 Marilyn Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marilyn Monroe was found dead from an overdose of sleeping pills on August 5, 1962, by her housekeeper Eunice Murray.
Supposedly, Monroe had had an abortion at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital on the 20th of July.
In 1985, a 20/20 episode was to air where Robert Slatzer postulates that Monroe was killed by Bobby Kennedy, or was in his presence when she died.
www.celebritymorgue.com /marilyn-monroe   (174 words)

 RivalQuest Celebrity - Marilyn Monroe Pictures, Posters, Biography, Pics, Filmography, Stats
While it is almost impossible not to recognize her face (on everything from stamps to shits) the Hollywood icon that rocked to world was once an orphan sent from place to place; Marilyn’s mother went insane and her father took off.
Marilyn took a job in an airplane plant and worked long shifts… once again, not the typical image of a platinum blond movie star.
On August 5th, 1962 Marilyn was found dead in her bed, the phone still in her hand.
www.rivalquest.com /gallery/m/marilynmonroe   (497 words)

 Marilyn Monroe: America's most famous sex symbol
Marilyn continued to change the way she had looked as Norma Jean.
Marilyn may have worked more to improve her appearance than to improve her performance in acting classes.
Marilyn got her first major chance when director John Huston invited her to act in a movie called "The Asphalt Jungle.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /language_tips/2006-12/14/content_758598.htm   (1203 words)

 Marilyn Monroe - Wikiquote
Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962) was one of the most famous Hollywood actresses of the twentieth century.
"It was because of her (Marilyn Monroe) that I played the Mocambo.
She told him – and it was true, due to Marilyn’s superstar status – that the press would go wild.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Marilyn_Monroe   (1507 words)

 UFOs and the Murder of Marilyn Monroe
One of the linchpin's of Dr. Burleson's hypothesis is a CIA document, that has come to be known as the Marilyn Monroe document, which mysteriously surfaced in 1994.
One day, when the Marilyn Monroe document was being displayed, a student noticed "a sort of smudge or shadow" to the left of the TOP SECRET stamp.
Marilyn was murdered on a Saturday night, she was prepared and had told friends, that she planned to hold a news conference on the following Monday.
www.ufodigest.com /burleson.html   (576 words)

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