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MARILYN MONROE


MARILYN MONROE
 
Marilyn Monroe from the trailer for the film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes". Author Self made screen capture from a public domain film trailer


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Norma Jean Mortenson
 
 
Description: Actress, Model, Singer, USA
Known For: Film "The Seven Year Itch" 1955. Her picture also appears on The Beatles "Sgt Peppers" cover.
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.marilynmonroe.com/
 
Date Born: 1st June 1926
Location Born: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
 
Date Died: 5th August 1962
Location Died: Brentwood, Hollywood, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Probable overdose
Memorial: On August 8, 1962, Monroe was interred in a crypt at Corridor of Memories 24, at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
 
Summary: Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson in the charity ward of the Los Angeles County Hospital. According to biographer Fred Lawrence Guiles, her grandmother, Della Monroe Grainger, had her baptized Norma Jeane Baker by Aimee Semple McPherson. Although she took a stagename of Marilyn Monroe in 1946, she did not legally change her name to Marilyn Monroe, 1956.
 
Photo Comments: This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 without a copyright notice.
 
 
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