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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Marilyn Monroe?

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What was Marilyn Monroe’s birth name?

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While Monroe might have used the names Faye Miller and Zelda Zonk to hide out when she became famous, her real name from her birth certificate was listed as Norma Jeane Mortenson, named for her mother’s ex-husband. Norma Rae, is, of course, the name of the 1979 film starring Sally Field.
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When you think of the phrase “Hollywood glamor,” what face pops up? It is a platinum-blonde bombshell with a delicately placed beauty mark, an hourglass figure, and red lips? And if you think of “Hollywood tragedy,” does the same face pop up? Few personalities have come to embody the duality of those two ideas like Marilyn Monroe. She was a star who arrived suddenly, burned brightly, and had her flame snuffed out all too soon. While she struggled to be appreciated for her talents during her life, she’s found immortal fame since her tragic death. While the image of her beautiful face is nearly inescapable, how much do you actually know about the woman behind the icon?


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