Mariana Rodriguez‘ Today’s memory
In memoriam: Marilyn Monroe
Originally shared by Mariana Rodriguez
Today marks 53 years of the death of actress Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962).
Norma Jeane Baker Mortenson (Los Angeles, June 1, 1926 – ibid., August 5, 1962) better known in the artistic world by his pen name Marilyn Monroe, he was one of the most popular actresses in American cinema of the twentieth century considered pop icon and a sex symbol.
In 1945, Mortenson began working as a model and later began his Hollywood career with the stage name Marilyn Monroe. Since the late 1940s, he appeared in many small parts, thanks to a contract with Twentieth Century-Fox; during this stage include its interests in The Asphalt Jungle (1950) and All About Eve (1950). Her first starring role was in the film won 1952 Do not Bother to Knock. Its period of greatest popularity came from the following year, when he led such films as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) and The Seven Year Itch (1955). After enrolling at the Actor’s Studio, he was praised by critics for his work in Bus Stop (1956). Simultaneously, in collaboration with Milton Greene, he founded the Marilyn Monroe Productions. His most acclaimed starring Sugar Kane was the Billy Wilder film Some Like it Hot (1959), by which even won a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy or musical. In his later years I act in films like Let’s Make Love (1960) and The Misfits (1960).
She was married three times with James Dougherty, Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller and attributed engagements with Bobby and John Kennedy brothers. He died on August 5, 1962 because of an overdose of barbiturates, in circumstances never clarified. The first hypothesis that shuffled the American justice was suicide, but this could never be corroborated.