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Marilyn Monroe

Apr 16, 2017



  • Powerpoint Show by DoinaShe has one of the most recognized faces in the world. Over thirty years after her death, Marilyn Monroe is still a household name. Her trademark platinum hair and beauty mark, her famous skirt-blowing scene from The Seven-Year Itch, all of these things are a part of our culture. Marilyn Monroe is an icon, a legend. Who was this luminous woman, this glamorous star? Behind the glitter and the smiles, who was the woman who made it all possible? The pictures are from Net; no commercial presentation...

  • Born: As Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 (Los Angeles, California) Died: August 5, 1962 (Los Angeles, California)Occupation: Model, Singer, Film ActressSpouse: James Dougherty, Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller

    (Marilyn never knew the true identity of her father. )

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  • "I want to be a big star more than anything. It's something precious" Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe

  • Marilyn Monroe's career as an actress spanned 16 years. She made 29 films, 24 in the first 8 years of her career. Marilyn Monroe

  • To this day, she is one of the 20th century's most famous movie stars, sex symbols and pop icons. In 1946, she began using the stage name Marilyn Monroe, but did not legally change her name until February 23, 1956.

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    "Marilyn is a kind of ultimate. She is uniquely feminine. Everything she does is different, strange, and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso. She makes a man proud to be a man."

    Clark Gable

  • Awards and nominations:

    1952 Photoplay Award: Special Award

    1953 Golden Globe Henrietta Award: World Film Favorite Female 1953 Photoplay Award: Most Popular Female Star

    BAFTA Film Award nomination: Best Foreign Actress for The Seven Year Itch

    Golden Globe nomination: Best Motion Picture Actress in Comedy or Musical for Bus Stop

    BAFTA Film Award nomination: Best Foreign Actress for The Prince and the Showgirl

    1958 David di Donatello Award (Italian): Best Foreign Actress for The Prince and the Showgirl

    1959 Crystal Star Award (French): Best Foreign Actress for The Prince and the Showgirl

    1960 Golden Globe, Best Motion Picture Actress in Comedy or Musical for Some Like It Hot

    Golden Laurel, Top Female Comedy Performance for Some Like It Hot.

    1962 Golden Globe, World Film Favorite: Female Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 6104 Hollywood Blvd. Marilyn Monroe

  • Marilyn MonroeShe's become a mythical figure. So many books have been written about her, so many stories constructed about her, that she seems more like a made-up character than a real person. But she was a genuine star - she may even be Hollywood's last great and legendary star.

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    In 1999, Marilyn was named the Number One Sex Star of the 20th Century by Playboy magazineIn 1999, Marilyn was voted the 'Sexiest Woman of the Century' by People Magazine.Issued on June 1, 1995, Marilyn was featured on a 32 US commemorative postage stamp.

  • Marilyn MonroeHollywood is a place where they'llpay you a thousand dollars for a kissand fifty cents for your soul. Marilyn Monroe

  • Marilyn Monroe"I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I never had belonged to anything or anyone else.Marilyn Monroe

  • Favorites:

    Colors: Beige, black, white and redActors: Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin, Charles Laughton Will Rogers, Cary Grant, John Barrymore, Tyrone Power and Richard WidmarkActresses: Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Ginger Rogers, Marie Dressler and Olivia DeHavilland Artists: Goya, Picasso, El Greco, Michelangelo and Botticelli Beverage: Dom Perignon 1953 Book: How Stanislavsky Directs by Michael Gorchakov Female Singer: Ella Fitzgerald Male Singer: Frank Sinatra Film Performances: The Asphalt Jungle and Don't Bother to Knock Photograph: Cecil Beaton's photo of Marilyn in her white dress Musicians: Louis Armstrong, Earl Bostick, Ludwig Van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Plays: A Streetcar Named Desire and Death of a Salesman Playwrights: Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams Poets: John Keats and Walt Whitman Restaurant: Romanoff's (in Hollywood) Store: Bloomingdale's Writers: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, J.D. Salinger, George Bernard Shaw and Thomas Wolfe Personal Remembrance: Korea Perfume: Chanel No. 5Beauty Product: Nivea moisturizer

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    "People had a habit of looking at me as if I were some kind of mirror instead of a person. They didn't see me, they saw their own lewd thoughts, then they white-masked themselves by calling me the lewd one." Marilyn Monroe

  • Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe personified Hollywood glamour with an unparalleled glow and energy that enamored the world. Although she was an alluring beauty with voluptuous curves and a generous pout, Marilyn was more than a '50s sex goddess. Her apparent vulnerability and innocence, in combination with an innate sensuality, has endeared her to the global consciousness. She dominated the age of movie stars to become, without question, the most famous woman of the 20th Century.

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    Sadly, in a shocking turn of events on the early morning of August 5, 1962, 36-year-old Marilyn died in her sleep at her Brentwood, California home.

    The world was stunned. Marilyn's vibrant spirit and beauty made it impossible to believe she was gone.

    On August 8, 1962, Marilyn's body was laid to rest in the Corridor of Memories, #24, at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California.