Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

American actress, model, and singer (1926-1962)
Comedienne, iconic 1950s movie sex symbol, and appealing interpreter of flirtatious vocal ballads.
BornJune 1, 1926
HometownLos Angeles, California, United States of America
Net worth$10 million
Height5'6" (1.68m)
SpouseArthur Miller (m 1956 - 1961) , Joe DiMaggio (m 1954 - 1955) , James Dougherty (m 1942 - 1946)
ChildrenMarilyn Monroe
ParentsMarilyn Monroe , Gladys Pearl Baker
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  • One of the most highly-anticipated films of 2022 was Blonde—a Netflix drama based on the Joyce Carol Oates novel of the same name, which tells a fictionalized version of Marilyn Monroe's life and stars Ana de Armas (Knives Out) in the lead role. And although the film met a mixed reception (including from PureWow) upon its release, it still managed to sit strong at the number-one spot on Netflix's most-watched movies list from the day it premiered. That was, until a new movie just overtook it. Th

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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
1h 31min
1953
Niagara
Niagara
1h 29min
1953
Don't Bother to Knock
Don't Bother to Knock
1h 16min
1952
Becoming Marilyn
Becoming Marilyn
2022
Hollywood Crime Scenes: Fallen Stars
Hollywood Crime Scenes: Fallen Stars
2001
The Misfits
The Misfits
2h 4min
1961
Let's Make Love
Let's Make Love
1h 58min
1960
Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot
2h
1959
The Prince and the Showgirl
The Prince and the Showgirl
PG
1h 57min
1957
Bus Stop
Bus Stop
1h 36min
1956
The Seven Year Itch
The Seven Year Itch
1h 45min
1955
There's No Business Like Show Business
There's No Business Like Show Business
1h 57min
1954
River of No Return
River of No Return
1h 31min
1954
How to Marry a Millionaire
How to Marry a Millionaire
1h 35min
1953
We're Not Married
We're Not Married
1h 25min
1952
Monkey Business
Monkey Business
1h 37min
1952
Clash by Night
Clash by Night
1h 45min
1952
Love Nest
Love Nest
1h 24min
1951
The Asphalt Jungle
The Asphalt Jungle
1h 52min
1950
Ladies of the Chorus
Ladies of the Chorus
1h 1min
1948
Marilyn Monroe: In the Movies
Marilyn Monroe: In the Movies

Albums

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1953
Legends: My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Legends: My Heart Belongs To Daddy
2012
Legends Collection
Legends Collection
2001
Kiss
Kiss
1999
Heat Wave
Heat Wave
1999
Double Goldies
Double Goldies
1997
Never Before and Never Again
Never Before and Never Again
1989
Marilyn
Marilyn
1962
Marilyn Monroe Collection 1949-1962
Marilyn Monroe Collection 1949-1962
2018
Box of Diamonds
Box of Diamonds
2014
Sus Años Dorados en España
Sus Años Dorados en España
2014
Little Girl from Little Rock
Little Girl from Little Rock
2012
Essential Recordings [Primo]
Essential Recordings [Primo]
2012
Classic Original Recordings Presents: The Ultimate Collection
Classic Original Recordings Presents: The Ultimate Collection
2012
BD Ciné
BD Ciné
2011
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend [Cayenne Records]
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend [Cayenne Records]
2008
Essentials: Platinum Edition
Essentials: Platinum Edition
2008

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1960Golden GlobeActress in a Leading Role - Musical or ComedySome Like It HotWinner
1958British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressThe Prince and the ShowgirlNominated
1957Golden GlobeActress in a Leading Role - Musical or ComedyBus Stop (1956 film)Nominated
1956British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressThe Seven Year ItchNominated