T-Bird was originally Coral Pink but it was resprayed to Black.
Both versions were modelled in a Brooklin
is thought the car was given to Marilyn by the Photographer
Milton H. Greene
Marilyn drove the car from
Hollywood to New York in 1956 where she married Arthur
Miller prior to moving to London, England.
>> MM and Arthur Miller in the car
Marilyn gave the car to John Strasberg, her
acting coach's son.
Marilyn Monroe never owned or drove a 1957 Thunderbird -
The fabled 1957 Pink Dream was
rented by Ben Stern for the Infamous "Nude photo"
session and was used to transport to the Hotel a Case
of Champagne which was then spiked with Vodka.
This 2 day session for Vogue in Suite 261 at the Bel-Air
Hotel in Los Angeles created the last known Photograph's taken of
Marilyn before her death.
Marilyn was registered at birth as
Norma Jeane named after one her
mother's favourite actresses: Norma Talmadge.
Mortenson was possibly her Father.
Marilyn was baptised as
Norma Jean Baker
Baker was her Mother's Surname.
Marilyn changed her name to Marilyn Monroe in 1946
The name was created from
The first name of actress Marilyn Miller
Her mother Gladys' maiden name of Monroe.