Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic figures in Hollywood history. She was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California and rose to fame due to her skills, amazing beauty, bright blonde hair and awesome smile. Her career spanned from 1945 to 1962 and she was known for being sultry , buxom and leggy ,with amazingly gorgeous eyes. She is still considered a sex symbol in modern times and is frequently referred to today . Unfortunately, she died suddenly by what is assumed to be suicide at the age of 36 on August 5th 1962 at her home in L.A. . Her legacy continues to live on through her films, music and fashion choices that have inspired many generations since her death.