Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926 formerly known as Norma Jean Mortenson.
She married playwright Arthur Miller twice, firstly in a civil ceremony, then a Jewish wedding.
Marilyn was involved in some 30 films, however was never nominated for an Oscar.
Before Marilyn was famous, she worked as a stripper in a Burlesque theatre in Los Angeles.
She was offered the leading role in the film ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’ in 1961, which she declined. It was then was offered to Audrey Hepburn.