Marilyn Monroe (real name Norma Jeane Baker) was an actress, sex symbol and Hollywood icon. She starred in numerous films such as The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Misfits. She won a Golden Globe for her performance in Some Like it Hot, her most successful film.
Marilyn Monroe is also one of pop-culture's greatest icons. She was married to Joe Dimaggio, sang happy birthday to President John F. Kennedy, appeared in the first issue of Playboy and was painted by Andy Warhol.