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Marilyn Monroe

Film Actress / Model (person) / Film Producer / Playboy Playmate / Actress | * 06/01/1926 († 36, 08/05/1962) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
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Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; 1 June 1926 – 4 August 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s, as well as an emblem of the era's sexual revolution. She was a top-billed actress for a decade, and her films grossed $200 million (equivalent to $2 billion in 2021) by the time of her death in 1962. Long after her death, Monroe remains a major icon of pop culture. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked her sixth on their list of the greatest female screen legends from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Multiple film critics and media outlets have cited Monroe as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Monroe spent most of her childhood in a total of 12 foster homes and an orphanage; she married at age sixteen. She was working in a factory during World War II when she met a photographer from the First Motion Picture Unit and began a successful pin-up modeling career, which led to short-lived film contracts with 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures. After a series of minor film role... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Marilyn Monroe

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical David di Donatello Targa d'Oro Henrietta Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Golden Globe Awards
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Movies with Marilyn Monroe as Actress(84)

as herself2022 Marilyn and I
as herself2021 Beautiful Like a Poem
as Self (archive footage)2021 Tunnel to Freedom
as herself2021 Ramin Fallah
as Self (Archival Footage)2020 I Am Jackie O
as Self (archive footage)2020 Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Herself (archiveFootage)2017 Marilyn Monroe: Auction of a Lifetime
as Self (archive footage)2017 Arthur Miller: Writer
as Miss Caswell2013 Footsteps on the Ceiling
as Herself (archive footage)2013 Love, Marilyn
as Herself (archive footage)2011 Bert Stern: Original Madman
as Herself (archive footage)2010 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
as Self (archive footage)2010 Smash His Camera
as Herself (archive footage)2010 The Kennedy Detail
as Herself (archive footage)2008 Marilyn, dernières séances
as Self (archive footage)2008 La rabbia di Pasolini
as Kay Weston (archive footage)2008 Catalogue of Ships
as Self - Actress (archive footage)2006 Grace Kelly: Destiny of a Princess
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Sex at 24 Frames Per Second
as Herself (archive footage)2002 Making 'The Misfits'
as Herself (archive footage)2001 Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood
as herself1998 Marilyn in Manhattan
as Herself (Archive Footage)1996 We Remember Marilyn
as Self (archive footage)1995 Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Herself (Archive)1994 Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)1992 Death Scenes 2
as Herself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as Actress 'River of No Return' (archive footage) (uncredited)1991 Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star
as Self (archive footage)1990 Marilyn: Something's Got to Give
as Herself (archive footage)1989 John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick
as Herself (archive footage)1987 Hollywood Uncensored
as (archive footage)1986 Marilyn Monroe
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Self (archive footage)1982 Oops, Those Hollywood Bloopers!
as Herself (archive footage)1975 Mi Marilyn
as herself1969 The Two Kennedys
as (archive footage)1965 The Love Goddesses
as Self (archive footage)1963 La Rabbia
1963 Marilyn
as Ellen Wagstaff Arden1962 Something's Got to Give
as Roslyn Taber1961 The Misfits
as Amanda Dell1960 Let's Make Love
as Sugar Kane Kowalczyk1959 Some Like It Hot
as Cherie1956 Bus Stop
as The Girl1955 The Seven Year Itch
as Kay Weston1954 River of No Return
as Rose Loomis1953 Niagara
as Lorelei Lee1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
as Pola Debevoise1953 How to Marry a Millionaire
as Lois Laurel1952 Monkey Business
as Nell Forbes1952 Don't Bother to Knock
as Annabel Jones1952 We're Not Married!
as Peggy1952 Clash by Night
as Streetwalker (segment "The Cop and the Anthem")1952 O. Henry's Full House
as Joyce Mannering1951 Let's Make It Legal
as Harriet1951 As Young as You Feel
as Iris Martin1951 Home Town Story
as Roberta 'Bobbie' Stevens1951 Love Nest
as Miss Caswell1950 All About Eve
as Dusky Ledoux (uncredited)1950 Right Cross
as Polly1950 The Fireball
as Clara (uncredited)1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk
as Angela Phinlay1950 The Asphalt Jungle
as Grunion's Client1949 Love Happy
as Peggy Martin1948 Ladies of the Chorus
as Betty (uncredited)1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
as Extra at Square Dance (uncredited)1948 Green Grass of Wyoming
as Telephone Operator (voice) (uncredited)1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
as Evie1947 Dangerous Years

TV Shows/Series with Marilyn Monroe as Actress(3)

as Self (archive footage)2020 First Ladies
as Self (archive footage)2011 Mentiras verdaderas

Movies with Marilyn Monroe as Crew(2)

Sound/Songs1980 Coeur bleu
Production/Executive Producer1957 The Prince and the Showgirl

Additional Information

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Born: Tuesday, 06/01 1926 (June) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 08/05 1962 (August) in Brentwood (aged: 36)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University High School, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Van Nuys High School
Record Label: RCA Records, Inc.
Named after: Marilyn Miller
Spouses (current/former): James Dougherty, Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller
Siblings: Berniece Baker Miracle
Father: Charles Stanley Gifford
Mother: Gladys Monroe
Other names for Marilyn Monroe (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"마릴린 먼로"
"Мерілін Монро"
"Norma Jeane Baker"
"Norma Jeane Mortenson"
Marilyn Monroe frequently works together with these people:
Lyle R. Wheeler (16x, Crew)
Ben Nye (16x, Crew)
Clark Gable (11x, Actor)
Lionel Newman (10x, Crew)
John Huston (9x, Actor)
John F. Kennedy (9x, Actor)
Thomas Little (9x, Crew)
Charles Le Maire (9x, Crew)
Lauren Bacall (8x, Actress)
Ray Kellogg (8x, Crew)
Julia Vial (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5921, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/08/2023