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01/06/1926 American icon Marilyn Monroe is born

She was born in the Los Angeles County Hospital. Monroe was model, actress, singer and has become one of the world's biggest and most enduring sex symbols. Monroe's films made over $200 million. Monroe cultivated an image of the ‘dumb blonde’ through the media and the strength of her acting.


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  • Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute alumni 

  • Other actors who use Method acting 

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