Our tribute to Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood’s sex icon, skillful comedienne, and still-evolving dramatic actress at the time of her death, August 5, 1962, at age 36, is breaking records.
Variety Memoriam in pictures
Due to readers’ request, we will be running all of Marilyn’s significant features from her breakthrough roles in 1950, “Äll About Eve” and “The Asphalt Jungle,”" to her very last one, “The Misfits,” released in 1961.
Stop listening to critics, who are still asking whether Marilyn was a good actress, or just a sexy, popular star. Just watch her 1o or 12 best films and judge for yourself!