Articles Tagged 'Marilyn Monroe'

American actress Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson or Norma Jean Baker, 1926 – 1962).

The 10 Most Iconic Portrayals of Marilyn Monroe

Today (June 1) would have been the 90th birthday of one Norma Jean Mortenson, or as she’s better known, Marilyn Monroe. As well as one of the most celebrated icons of our time, she is also one of the most ubiquitous: appearing numerous times on film, in writing, and in photos, not to mention painted […]

The British Marilyn: Blonde Bombshell Diana Dors

My Week with Marilyn, a movie opening tomorrow (Nov. 23), looks at what happened when Marilyn Monroe arrived on British shores. Hollywood’s reigning sex goddess visited London to shoot The Prince and the Showgirl, a wan 1957 romantic comedy in which she co-starred with and was directed by Laurence Olivier, England’s most respected theatrical star […]