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Marilyn monroe (1926-1962) model, actress, singer and arguably one of the most famous women of the twentieth century “i am good, but not an angel. Find marilyn monroe biography and history on allmusic - although film actress and hollywood legend. Marilyn monroe, original name norma jeane mortenson, later called norma jeane baker, jeane sometimes spelled jean, (born june 1, 1926,.
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