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Norma Jeane Mortenson
Los Angeles, California, United States
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Actor; model; singer
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Marilyn Monroe Fast Facts:
Spent most of her childhood bouncing between foster homes and orphanages.
Monroe was her mother's maiden name.
Appeared on the cover of the first issue of Playboy, in December 1953.
Her production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions, produced only two films: Bus Stop and
The Prince and the Showgirl
Converted to Judaism in order to marry Arthur Miller.
Her last film,
, was also Clark Gable's last movie.
Buried in the Corridor of Memories #24 at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles, CA.
Lee Strasberg delivered the eulogy at her funeral.
Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" was written for her.
Michelle Williams won a Golden Globe and earned an Oscar nod for her portrayal of Monroe in 2011's
My Week With Marilyn.
Marilyn Monroe Relationships:
Bernice Miracle - Half Sister
Jim Dougherty - Ex-husband
Arthur Miller - Ex-husband
Gladys Baker - Mother
Martin Edward Mortenson - Father
Joe DiMaggio - Ex-husband
Robert Baker - Half Brother
Marilyn Monroe Awards:
1954 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
1957 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1962 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
1960 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
1957 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1960 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy - Winner
1957 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
1955 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
Attended The Actors Studio, New York, New York, United States
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