Marilyn Monroe – Icon of Beauty and Style
Monroe Marilyn was born in 1926 as Norma Baker. Her childhood wasn’t easy at all.
She did not know her father. Once she thought, Clark Gable, to be her father. Because of her mother’s mental problems for six years, her foster parents brought her up. She also had a half-sister, whom she met merely half a dozen times.
Later on, she got moved around between different orphanages and foster homes. When she grew up, she got married and divorced twice.
Baker worked at the munitions factory. And there she met a photographer, her beauty made him stuck.
She started a modelling career and became famous in 1946, dyed her hair blonde and changed her name to Marilyn Monroe. She proved her skills by getting famous and attracting a large number of audiences to films.
Despite her insecurities about her acting abilities, she became very famous for playing comedic “blonde bombshell” characters. In the 1950s and early 1960s, she became the most popular sex symbol in America.
Further in her career she played in movies and became a famous actress.
She suffered from pre-performance anxiety that sometimes made her physically ill and is the root cause of her legendary tardiness on film sets.
Director Billy said,
“She would be the greatest if she ran like a watch,” he added more, “I have an aunt Minnie who’s very punctual, but who would pay to see Aunt Minnie?”
Her films grossed-up more than $200 million during her complete carrier. Monroe’s most notable films include:
• ‘The Asphalt Jungle’ (1950)
• ‘All About Eve’ (1950)
• ‘Niagara’ (1953)
• ‘Gentleman Prefer Blondes’ (1953)
Even now, years after her death, she is still and will always remain a Hollywood icon.
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring?”`
~ Monroe Marilyn