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  • 1. Norma Jeane Mortenson
  • 2. Marilyn Monroe
  • 3. Marilyn Monroe • Born Norma Jeane Mortenson-changed to Baker. • June 1st, 1926 • Never knew her father • Mother- Gladys Baker: mentally & financially unstable. • Foster Care
  • 4. Childhood • Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe: Gladys tried to get Marilyn • My Story: Marilyn says mother laughed and screamed on the way to mental hospital. • Grace McKee takes Marilyn in
  • 5. Childhood • Marilyn sexually assaulted several times. • Reason for problems later on? • Marriage at 16 to neighbor boy to stay out of foster care
  • 6. Married Life • Husband in Merchant Marine • Job- sprayed airplane parts w/ fire retardant • David Conover encouraged her to model • Blue Book Modeling Agency • Blonde Hair
  • 7. Modeling • Husband wants modeling career to stop • Divorce in 1946 • Ben Lyon- 20th Century Fox exec • Needed: name change, nose job, overbite corrected. • Changes = FAME!
  • 8. Movie Rolls • First movie rolls weren’t special. • Posed nude. • Scandal: Did it to pay rent. • Struggling actress
  • 9. Marilyn • Dates Joe DiMaggio in 1952 • Starred in 5 movies as dumb blonde • Variety: bathing suit- degree of exploitation • Niagara-great reviews • Promotional events- slutty attire
  • 10. Playboy • Picture from Promo used for cover of 1st issue • December 1953 • Nude Pictures inside from 1949 • Marries DiMaggio in San Fran January 14, 1954
  • 11. Marilyn DiMaggio • Couple travelled to Japan • Went to Korea to perform for 13,000 Marines • Divorced 274 days after wedding • Mental Cruelty?
  • 12. The Misfits • Last movie • Sick a lot, sleeping pills, alcohol • Marries, 2 miscarriages, divorces. • Tried getting help • Turn to DiMaggio
  • 13. Marilyn Kennedy? • May 19, 1962: Sang to President. • Last public appearance • DiMaggio wanted to ask to remarry 4 days before death • Dies August 5th, 1962 • “Overdose”
  • 14. Interesting Facts • August 8, 1962: placed in crypt. • Space to the left: Hugh Hefner bought 1992 • Crypt above sold for 4.6 million on eBay • DiMaggio had 6 roses 3 times a week for 20 years