Marilyn Monroe

Actress Marilyn Monroe Full Name: Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jeane Mortenson]

United States of America

Profession: Actress
Why Famous: Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer who became a major sex symbol of her age.

Often playing an archetypal "dumb blonde" she starred in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

She became further famous for singing "Happy Birthday, Mr President" to John F. Kennedy and for modelling in the first issue of Playboy magazine.

Born: June 1, 1926
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: August 5, 1962 (aged 36)
Cause of Death: Suicide by drug overdose

Married Life

  • 1942-06-19 Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman
  • 1954-01-14 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress Marilyn Monroe (27) in her 2nd marraige at San Francisco City Hall
  • 1956-06-29 Actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (30) weds for 3rd time playwright Arthur Miller (40) at White Plains Court House in White Plains, New York

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