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Becoming Marilyn Monroe - Norma Jeane Baker poolside in a bathing suit

Becoming Marilyn Monroe – Norma Jeane Baker poolside in a bathing suit. Magazine covers led to items in gossip columns which in turn led to a screen test at Twentieth Century Fox. A studio executive chose the name Marilyn, and she picked her grandmother’s surname, Monroe.



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