DiMaggio was expecting her to return to him. Monroe made any news photo a work of art and lived up to the promise of her screen image and became one of the greatest stars in Hollywood history. By then she had begun to create that 'Marilyn Monroe' character. She vigorously played the dumb-blonde stereotype in her movie roles, but there is nothing at all dumb about Marilyn Monroe. Norma Jeane's figure was a perfect model size, 'except in one place', Emmeline Snively, proprietor of the Blue Book Modeling Agency, remembered. The name Norma Jeane morphed into the mellifluous 'Marilyn Monroe' in and the grooming and polishing of the new starlet was set in motion.
Each of her photos captured her true essence; a natural coquettish sexuality and vulnerability.
Marilyn Monroe photos show Playboy shoots and her sitting on Robert Wagner's lap
Photo syndicates couldn't get enough and the magazines were close on their heels. DiMaggio was expecting her to return to him. Emiliano Sala's father calls for his son's doomed plane Comments Share what you think. Marilyn held a press conference at the Hotel Continental Hilton in Mexico City while on a private trip to the capital.