Biographies of Actors15 books in series
Marilyn Monroe: A Life from Beginning to End Publisher's Summary
She vigorously played the dumb-blonde stereotype in her movie roles, but there is nothing at all dumb about Marilyn Monroe. Born to a single mother who suffered from severe mental illness, the odds were stacked against the girl originally named Norma Jeane from the very beginning. She became a ward of the state and bounced around from foster home to foster home. The fact that she rose from such impoverished beginnings to become one of the top-billed acts in Hollywood speaks for itself.
Inside you will read about....
- From foster child to movie star
- The scene with the white dress
- Marilyn the Jew
- Diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia
- Marilyn’s first overdose
- The presidential affair
- Locked in the psych ward
- And much more!
Discover the life and legend that is Marilyn Monroe.