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Pan Am Alum to Play Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime Miniseries

Apologies to all you lovely ladies out there, but Lifetime has found its Marilyn! Pan Am actress Kelli Garner will play the iconic role in the network's four-hour Marilyn miniseries, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Apologies to all you lovely ladies out there, but Lifetime has found its Marilyn!

Pan Am actress Kelli Garner will play the iconic role in the network's four-hour Marilyn miniseries, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's book, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, the miniseries will explores Monroe's family life, which was far less glamorousthan the one she presented to the outside world.

As previously reportedSusan Sarandon will play Monroe's mentally ill mother Gladys in a script written by The Kennedys' Stephen Kronish.

Garner, who most recently appeared on HBO's Looking, joins a long list of actresses who have portrayed Monroe. Most recently Michelle Williams earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn.

Marilyn premieres in 2015 on Lifetime.

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