Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comic “blonde bombshell” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and was emblematic of the era’s attitudes towards sexuality.
Born: June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 5, 1962, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death: Barbiturate overdose
Spouse: Arthur Miller (m. 1956–1961), Joe DiMaggio (m. 1954–1955), James Dougherty (m. 1942–1946)
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she’ll conquer the world.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.