Marilyn Monroe’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 1, 1926

Death Date

Aug 5, 1962

Age of Death

36 years

Cause of Death

Barbiturate Overdose

Place of Death

Aug 5, 1962

Profession

Movie Actress

The movie actress Marilyn Monroe died at the age of 36. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Icon and sex symbol who starred in the classic comedy Some Like It Hot and became the most famous woman in the world during the 1950s. Her other memorable films include 1955’s The Seven Year Itch and 1953’s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Personal struggles took hold of her late in her career and she died of an overdose of barbiturates at the young age of 36.

She married Joe DiMaggio in 1954; the marriage ended in divorce nine months later. Her first marriage was to James Dougherty from 1942 to 1946. Her third and final marriage to Arthur Miller spanned from 1956 to 1961. 

Quotes

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“Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.” (Marilyn Monroe)

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“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.” (Marilyn Monroe)

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“It’s not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on.” (Marilyn Monroe)

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“I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.” (Marilyn Monroe)

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“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” (Marilyn Monroe)