Awesome Marilyn Monroe Quotes with images
Marilyn Monroe was the most popular actress and model of her time. She was vary famous for playing the dumb blonde characters in movies and dramas too. Born in Los Angeles, California on 1 June in 1926 Norma Jeane Motenson went on to become the famous Marilyn Monroe. She spent most of her childhood in foster homes and orphanages and was married at a very young age of sixteen. Her father’s identity was never confirmed and growing up she had both Motenson and Baker as surnames. She was sexually abused by a lodger at the age of 8. Marylin once in an interview told that the reason she wanted to become an actress was, when she was five years old her foster parents usually sent her to movies to keep her out of the house and she would sit in the front of the huge screen all alone as a little kid and watched the fascinating movies all day and sometimes till late night and when she found that this was all acting she decided that’s what she wanted to do as well.
In 1944 while working in a factory she met photographer David Conover who was sent there by US Army Air Forces’ First Motion Picture Unit. He was there to shoot some morale boosting pictures of female workers at the factory. Although none of her pictures were used and shown, she still quit the factory and started pin up modelling for Conover and his friends. Conover was the one who suggested to audition for Book Model agency which she was signed up for in August 1945. Since her figure was apt for pin up modelling she was often signed up for advertisements and Men’s Magazines. She was one of the most hard working and most successful models of the company and because of that the company arranged for her to sign an acting contract in 1946. By 1953 she had become the sex symbol in Hollywood as well as the most bankable Hollywood celebrity as well.
Her private life was just as much in news as her professional life. She was struggling with depression, anxiety and addiction for quite a long time and both of her high profile marriages ended with divorce. She died at the age of 36 from Barbiturate Overdoes and her dead body was found the her bedroom on August 5, 1952.
Despite the struggles in her life she became one of the most famous icons of all time and she inspired a lot of people. Below are some of her famous quotes with pictures.