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Norma Jeane Mortenson
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
• Born Norma Jeane Mortenson-changed to
Baker.
• June 1st, 1926
• Never knew her father
• Mother- Gladys Ba...
Childhood
• Secret Life of Marilyn
Monroe: Gladys tried to
get Marilyn
• My Story: Marilyn says
mother laughed and
screame...
Childhood
• Marilyn sexually
assaulted several times.
• Reason for problems
later on?
• Marriage at 16 to
neighbor boy to ...
Married Life
• Husband in Merchant
Marine
• Job- sprayed airplane
parts w/ fire retardant
• David Conover
encouraged her t...
Modeling
• Husband wants
modeling career to stop
• Divorce in 1946
• Ben Lyon- 20th Century
Fox exec
• Needed: name change...
Movie Rolls
• First movie rolls weren’t
special.
• Posed nude.
• Scandal: Did it to pay
rent.
• Struggling actress
Marilyn
• Dates Joe DiMaggio in
1952
• Starred in 5 movies as
dumb blonde
• Variety: bathing suit-
degree of exploitation
...
Playboy
• Picture from Promo
used for cover of 1st
issue
• December 1953
• Nude Pictures inside
from 1949
• Marries DiMagg...
Marilyn DiMaggio
• Couple travelled to
Japan
• Went to Korea to
perform for 13,000
Marines
• Divorced 274 days after
weddi...
The Misfits
• Last movie
• Sick a lot, sleeping pills,
alcohol
• Marries, 2 miscarriages,
divorces.
• Tried getting help
•...
Marilyn Kennedy?
• May 19, 1962: Sang to
President.
• Last public appearance
• DiMaggio wanted to ask
to remarry 4 days
be...
Interesting Facts
• August 8, 1962: placed
in crypt.
• Space to the left: Hugh
Hefner bought 1992
• Crypt above sold for 4...
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  1. 1. Norma Jeane Mortenson
  2. 2. Marilyn Monroe
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 8. Movie Rolls • First movie rolls weren’t special. • Posed nude. • Scandal: Did it to pay rent. • Struggling actress
  9. 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. 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. 11. Marilyn DiMaggio • Couple travelled to Japan • Went to Korea to perform for 13,000 Marines • Divorced 274 days after wedding • Mental Cruelty?
  12. 12. The Misfits • Last movie • Sick a lot, sleeping pills, alcohol • Marries, 2 miscarriages, divorces. • Tried getting help • Turn to DiMaggio
  13. 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. 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

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