Marilyn Monroe became an international icon due to her acting skills and her skirt blowing in the wind in The Seventh Year Itch. Up to this day, this famous picture of hers is hung up in many vintage cafes in Hollywood.
The apple of the eye of the thousands of people, who knew that she would one day, be found dead in her house at the young age of thirty-six. Was it murder or was it suicide?
What led to the death of the iconic movie star? There are many theories attached to her death. But, none of them has been able to satisfy her fans.
The Journey From Norma Jeane Mortenson To Marilyn Monroe
Known as Norma Jeane Mortenson in her early life, the movie star was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles.
She spent her childhood in foster homes and had to deal with substance abuse.
Who knew that beneath her bubbly personality, was a deeply guarded woman who had to go through many tragedies in her life.
Although she was clearly depressed and had anxiety because of her disturbed childhood, she never gave up on her dream to become famous and rich. She worked hard for it and achieved her dreams.
This is why in less than two decades; she had become an international icon and delivered some of the most amazing performances that are still appreciated.
Her performance in Some Like It Hot remains a timeless classic to date. This was the time she adopted the screen name of Marilyn Monroe.
The Love Life Of Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe no doubt had a very interesting love life. The beautiful actress was linked to some of the most famous men of that time.
She was a woman with power; a quality that many powerful men of that time found attractive.
Being linked to her gave them the spotlight that they had been looking for. This is why she is known to be linked to quite a few influential personalities.
Monroe was married to the renowned playwright Arthur Miller and baseball champion Joe DiMaggio. She also had an erotic affair with President John F. Kennedy.
The bold actress even sang the birthday song for the president in front of a large crowd.
The whole crowd was shocked. Apart from this, her close friendship with Frank Sinatra raised many eyebrows as well.