If 2012 is the year of Marilyn Monroe, with the Michelle Williams biopic earning an Oscar nod and the arrival of the Marilyn-inspired NBC show "Smash," then the year is just about to get even bigger. Sunday sees the 50th anniversary of the legendary Hollywood actress' death, and all of the mystery, tragedy and unfailing glamour that continues to surround it.

Monroe's influence still electrifies Hollywood and the young girls who flock to it. No more is this clear than all of the celebrities who continue to channel Tinseltown's biggest movie star, from Elle Fanning and Lindsay Lohan to Pamela Anderson and Madonna.

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  • Elle Fanning

  • Anna Kournikova

  • Molly Sims

  • Kelly Osbourne

  • Jenny McCarthy

  • Madonna

  • Anna Nicole Smith

  • Katie Couric

  • Gwen Stefani

  • Nicole Kidman

  • Katharine McPhee

  • Jessica Simpson

  • Drew Barrymore

  • Paris Hilton

  • Rihanna

  • Christina Aguilera

  • Taylor Swift

  • Kate Moss

  • James Franco

  • Katharine McPhee

  • Andrej Pejic

  • Lady Gaga

  • Michelle Williams

  • Scarlett Johansson

  • Pamela Anderson

  • Lindsay Lohan

  • Blake Lively

  • Michelle Williams

  • Rachel McAdams