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Norma Jeane Baker

Rare Photos Of Marilyn Monroe, By The Man Who Fell In Love With Norma Jeane

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts

It sounds like the beginnings of a mid-century romance novel: Once upon a time in 1945, Transylvanian-born photographer Andre de Dienes was looking fo...

This Is Marilyn Monroe's First Selfie And It's Just Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts

Before she dyed her hair platinum. Before she married for the first time. Before she changed her name to something a bit more catchy, Norma Jeane Bake...


Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts

Unmistakeable blonde hair and a twinkle in her eye -- do you recognize this portrait of one of America's most iconic actresses at age five? Portra...


Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts

They didn't know it at the time, but the students of Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School in Los Angeles were sitting in the company of greatness th...

How Norma Jeane Became Marilyn Monroe

Lois Banner | Posted 09.29.2012 | Books
Lois Banner

The story of Marilyn's early life sounds like a Dickensian tale of victimized childhood

Young Marilyn Monroe Screen Test On 'Auction Kings'

Posted 06.29.2012 | TV

It was quite a find on "Auction Kings" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) when a seller brought in a rare and early screen test for one Norma Jeane Baker....

PHOTOS: A Young Marilyn Monroe On Catalina Island

Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Here's your chance to get a glimpse of Marilyn Monroe before she was "Marilyn." The Catalina Island Museum on Catalina Island, California, has cura...