Norma Jeane Mortenson, popularly known as, Marilyn Monroe is a legendary name, not only in Hollywood but all over the world. The American actor, model and singer has always been in the spotlight with her portrayal of the iconic comic ‘blonde bombshell’. However, behind all the beauty and success lies a dark past. HISTORY TV18 will showcase the roller coaster journey to success of Marilyn Monroe in their upcoming show ‘The Secret Life Of Marilyn Monroe’ airing on 07th and 8th July, 2018 at 9 PM.
The show is a chronicle of Marilyn’s family life and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world. After being taken away from her unstable mother, Marilyn entered into an ill-advised marriage at a very young age. As Marilyn cared for her mother, her obsession with President John F. Kennedy drove her over the edge and, ultimately, into a psychiatric institution. Inspite of these setbacks, Marilyn always stood strong on screen and gave the performance of her life, successfully hiding her darkest secrets from the world.
The two-part mini-series features the different phases of the actor’s life – from her difficult childhood and how she overcame it, to go on to become the World’s biggest and most enduring sex symbol. The series stars top Hollywood stars like Susan Sarandon, Kelli Garner, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Emily Watson.