The incredible actress and sex symbol lived from 1926-1962.
She was one of the most famous movie stars in the 1950's.
She married New York Yankees baseball star Joe DiMaggio in 1954.
She died at the age of 36 . Her given name was
Norma Jeane Mortenson, but later changed her name.
Marilyn Monroe was married quite a few times in her
short life of thirty six years. Her first was
to James Dougherty in 1942 when she was just 16
years old. She divorced him four years later
in 1946. It was eight years before she would
marry again to the Yankee slugger. Her
infidelity created quite a strain on the
relationship and she divorced him after only a nine
month marriage. She then married Arthur Miller