FC: Marilyn Monroe | By: Hailey Kubiski
1: Marilyn Monroe was born in Los Angeles, California on June 1, 1926. | Marilyn's real name is Norma Jeane Mortenson.
2: Monroe was an actress, model, singer, and film producer.
3: Monroe was active with her careers between the years 1945 to 1962. | She got her first film contract from Twentieth Century-Fox in 1946.
4: Monroe's first leading roll in a movie was in 1952 "Don't Bother To Knock".
5: This is one of the most famous pictures of Marilyn Monroe, taken on September 15, 1954 in Hollywood,CA.
6: Monroe won three Golden Globs, won one but nominated six times for Laurel Awards, won two Photoplay Awards, won one Walk of Fame, and was nominated twice for the BAFTA Awards.
8: Monroe was ranked the sixth greatest female star of all time in 1999.
10: Monroe died at the age of 36, on August 5, 1962. The cause of death was from an overdose of barbiturates; a kind of antidepressant. Her death has been classified as a "probable suicide".