Marilyn Monroe Facts

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25 Facts of Norma Jeane Mortenson 1. She was born on June 1,1926 Los Angles, California, United States 2. In July of the same year she was born went into a foster in California home she lived there until she was seven years-old 3. In 1933 is placed in a Los Angeles Orphans Home then to a succession of foster homes. 4. June 19, 1942, two weeks after she turned 16, so that she would not have to return to an orphanage or foster care 5. Three years later after her marriage she became a model at age 19 years-old 6. She became one of Blue Book's most successful models, appearing on dozens of magazine covers, screen test for her with 20th Century Fox 7. In 1946 she created her stage name known as Marilyn Monroe 8.…show more content…
Monroe formed her own production company with friend and photographer Milton H. Greene. Marilyn Monroe Productions released its only film The Prince and the Showgirl in 1957 19. Some of the most famous photographs of Marilyn Monroe were taken by Douglas Kirkland in 1961 as a feature for the 25th anniversary issue of LOOK magazine. 20. On June 1, 1962 Monroe, Martin and Wally Cox shot a scene in the courtyard set. The day marked Monroe's 36th birthday 21. Monroe was to be replaced with actress Lee Remick, who was fitted into Monroe's costumes and photographed with Cukor 22. Three months later realizing they had thrown $2 million away, Fox decided to re-hire Monroe 23. Before the shooting of Something's Got to Give resumed, Monroe was found dead in her Los Angeles home on the morning of August 5, 1962 24. Marilyn Monroe was found naked, dead in the bedroom of her Brentwood, California home by her live-in housekeeper Eunice Murray on August 5, 1962 she was 36 years old. Her death has been subject to speculation and conspiracy theories 25. On August 8, 1962, Monroe is interred at Corridor of Memories, #24, at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California, in a pink marble crypt Aka- Marilyn

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