"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."
Marilyn Monroe changed from a hard childhood to becoming one of the world's larges and most adored Actress. She was born on June 1, 1926. During her career, her films grossed more than 200 million dollars. Monroe died of a drug overdose on August 5, 1962, at only 36 years old. Her name she was born with was Norma Jeane Mortenson.
Marilyn Monroe won countless awards and has many accomplishments. One of her famous accomplishments was singing for JFK on his 45th birthday. She made 29 total films in her life time. She was awarded 3 golden globes. She was an Actress, Model, and Singer. She was the first woman to get script and director approval in her own films.
After her mother was admitted to a mental institution. She spent most of her childhood in foster homes and orphanages. When she moved in with family friend Grace McKee Goddard. While with her, She went to Van Nuys High School and University High School. When Grace's husband was moved to the East Coast. The couple could not afford to take 16-year-old with them.