Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962)
A Golden Globe award winning American actress, singer, model, Hollywood icon, Cultural icon, beauty ideal, fashion icon, pop icon and sex symbol.
She was known for her comedic acting roles and screen presence.
Monroe became one of the most popular movie stars of the 1950s and early 1960s.
During the later stages of her career, she worked towards serious roles and her fame surpassed that of any other entertainer of her time.