Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson (but with a Christian name Norma Jeane Baker) was born June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, and died of an overdose, August 5, 1962 in Brentwood in Los Angeles, California, 36 years old.Â Marilyn Monroe began her career as a model, but signed a film contract in 1946. During the early movie career roles were often small but as the roles got bigger and bigger, she became known as a sex symbol.Â 1999 was ranked Marilyn Monroe as the sixth greatest female movie star of all time by “American Film Institute”, and then it immediately as a matter of course that we 10fakta.se picks out ten key points about just Marilyn Monroe!
Top 10 Facts about Marilyn Monroe you did not know
01) Â Marilyn spent most of his early childhood inÂ foster homesÂ andÂ orphanagesÂ because her mother was admitted to aÂ Â mental hospitalÂ .Â During the teenage years, she lived with her mother’s best friend,Â Grace McKeeÂ and her family.Â At the age of sixteen, when McKee could no longer take care of her,Â was marriedÂ to Marilyn to avoid having to return to the orphanage.
02) Â In her first husband,Â James DoughertyÂ , she had a great love forÂ animalsÂ andÂ the homelessÂ .Â Once she tried to get aÂ cowÂ in their common home for it would not have to stand outside in the rain.
03) Â When actressÂ Shelley WintersÂ and Marilyn Monroe were roommates at the end ofÂ the 1940sÂ in Hollywood, where Shelley had to go away on a job, and had asked Marilyn toÂ wash the saladÂ that they would share for dinner.Â When she came back, that Marilyn poured all the lettuce leaves in a small tub ofÂ soapy waterÂ andÂ scrubbingÂ them clean.Â Apparently not cooking her thing at all.
04) Â A little less known facts were that Marilyn MonroeÂ stutteredÂ .Â This, however, was covered up by the vocalÂ studio coachesÂ , who gave her lessons in speaking.
05) Â It has been reported that she becameÂ pregnantÂ twice, in JulyÂ 1957Â and NovemberÂ 1958Â , during her marriage toÂ Arthur MillerÂ .Â Both pregnancies suffered, however, toÂ miscarriagesÂ .
06) Â She was proposed as a candidate as the wife ofÂ Prince RainierÂ ofÂ MonacoÂ , but he was so in love with the actressÂ Grace KellyÂ that he chose her as his wife without even hesitation.
07) Â Something that only a select few fans of DC Comics do know is thatÂ BatmanÂ author and artistÂ Bob KaneÂ , used Marilyn’s image and reference when he designed the characterÂ Â Vicki ValeÂ .
08) Â Marilyn was not well trained and lackedÂ Â graduatedÂ from high school.Â In short, she did not even know how she would spell hisÂ nameÂ ;Â the first time she wrote anÂ autographÂ as “Marilyn Monroe” she had to ask how toÂ spellÂ it.Â She knew not where she would place the letter “i” in “Marilyn”.
09) Â She was foundÂ deadÂ in his home at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive in Brentwood, California.Â She was found with a phone in his hand, naked and lying with his head down toward the bed.Â Marilyn Monroe died of anÂ overdoseÂ .
10)Â In his memoirs claimed Monroe toÂ severalÂ different men had taken advantage of herÂ sexuallyÂ during her time in foster homes.