(9) When Marilyn was young she was molested by her mother’s new husband. (10) This event caused her a lot of emotional and physical scarring. Later on in Marilyn’s life, she decided to change her name to Norma Jean Baker. (1) Marilyn dropped out of high school her sophomore year. (6) Girls in her time rarely attended college but Marilyn studied at UCLA.
What a good role model would do though, and what Norma courageously has shown society, is that when life knocks you down, get up and hit life back twice as hard. Norma Jeane Mortenson, married Jim Dougherty, and started working. Soon she created the character Marilyn Monroe, she dyed her hair blonde, wore short dresses, and she became the momentous and inspirational character that everyone saw through television, newspapers, and photos. She was one of the greatest actors, singers, and models of the nineteen forties and fifties. But like every hero they suffer and create their own demise.
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Afterward, Gladys gave Norma Jean (Marilyn) the name of Baker, a boyfriend she had before Mortenson. Poverty was a constant companion to Gladys and Norma. Gladys, who was extremely attractive and worked for RKO Studios as a film cutter, suffered from mental illness and was in and out of mental institutions for the rest of her life, and because of that Norma Jean spent time in foster homes. When she was nine she was placed in an orphanage where she was to stay for the next two years. Upon being released from the orphanage, she went to yet another foster home.
The film received attention for both actors, and which caused MGM to sign... ... middle of paper ... ... the best actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age, now Elizabeth’s life doesn’t seem as glamorous as Hollywood made it look. Works Cited Christopher, James. “Elizabeth Taylor: The Hampstead Girl Who Seduced the World”. Thisislondon.co.uk Walker, Alexander. “Elizabeth: The Life of Elizabeth Taylor”.
It may come as a surprise to some people, but Marilyn Monroe did not start out how it would seem. In fact, Marilyn Monroe was not even her name. Norma Jeane Mortenson was born on June 1st, 1926 as a brunette. Her mother was not married and suffered from mental issues and breakdowns. As a result, Norma lived in a number of foster homes until her moms’ best friend, Grace Mckee, took her in for a little while.
Most of the time when females hear the word “curves” the first women that comes to mind is Marilyn Monroe. According to the article Cosmo Girl, “Marilyn Monroe graces the cover of the Playboy magazine, making her body type ‘large breasts and a curvy bottom’ the ideal.” She was born in 1926 with her original name Norma Jean (Owings). To become a star she changed her name and that’s where she got her start. With her signature curves and her sexual appeal, she was simply every girls idol and every man’s celebrity crush. She was a very talented women, she acted, sang, and modeled a little.
Marilyn Monroe, a woman whose name was a synonymous for Hollywood beauty, had a bold side to her (“About Marilyn Monroe”). It wasn’t just her looks that just made her popular it was how she stood up for herself in situations. Many decades after her death in 1962, at the age of 36, Marilyn Monroe’s reputation and popularity have not wavered at all. Marilyn Monroe, a beautiful yet confident woman, made a bold statement with her sex appeal and fashion on how women should be confident about their own bodies and not be looked at as just a child bearer. Marilyn Monroe started her career with twenty-nine films all together, in which twenty-four were made in the first eight years of her career (“About Marilyn Monroe”).
She had awful memories from her childhood, which she could recall all too well. Marilyn’s mother was a film cutter at RKO studies, who was mentally ill, widowed, and had abandoned Marilyn to a series of foster homes (Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962)). The identity of her father has remained a mystery, but some have claimed that it was Martin Edward Mortenson, and others have sad Charles Gifford. Her mother was mentally ill, and so not ready to take of Marilyn when she came home from the hospital, therefore her mother sent her off to foster care for the next few years. Later on, she reclaimed Marilyn, but a subsequent mental breakdown, forced her to be institutionalized at the state hospital (Marilyn Monroe).
The nanny made Mary’s life full of adventures and fun times while the father was distancing from his children. Mary had a half-sister named Fanny. Mary’s father then married his neighbor her name was also Mary. (Mellor Anne K. “ Shelley, Mary (1797-1851) British writers supplement 3 Ed George Stade NY Charle) Mary’s stepmother wanted the best education for Mary. But the tension between them made Mary suffer from skin boils at the age of thirteen.