June 1, 1926 - August 5, 1962 (age 36)
Marilyn Monroe was an American Playboy model and actress. She was born on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in December 1953. Marilyn was 27 when she became a Playmate.
She became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and was emblematic of the era's attitudes towards sexuality. On August 5, 1962, she died at age 36 from an overdose of barbiturates at her home in Los Angeles.