Marilyn Monroe Quotes (70 quotes)
As quoted in Ms. magazine (August 1972) p. 41
“Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.”
As quoted in Marilyn Monroe : In Her Own Words (1983), edited by Roger Taylor
Line from the movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953)
As quoted in Ms. magazine (August 1972) p. 38
“First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.”
As quoted in Ms. magazine (August 1972) p. 42
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Born: June 1, 1926
Died: August 5, 1962 (aged 36)
Occupation: Actress, model, singer
Bio: Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.
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