Iconic Photos of Marilyn Monroe’s Too-Short Life, From 1947-1962

By Delilah Gray

Norma Jean Mortenson, 1947

Marilyn Monroe Being Screen-Tested, 1947

Miss. Monroe Posing For a Photoshoot, 1952

Monroe Talking To Her Acting Coach, 1952

Bookworm Marilyn, 1953

A-List Fashion Skills, 1953

Standing Up For Herself On Set, 1953

Lauren Bacall and Marilyn Monroe, 1953

Marilyn On Her Way to Tokyo, 1954

'The Seven Year Itch', 1955

Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift, 1961

Monroe's Dazzling Smile, 1961

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