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Hi everybody Oct. 27th, 2006 @ 03:17 am
Just wanted to let you know, if anyone is interested in next weeks TV Guide there are pictures from NCIS of Abby (Pauley Perrette) getting made up as Marilyn Monroe for the October 31st episode. She makes a good Marilyn. Like the pics. I don't watch the show. But might watch it for that. :> Its on pages 14 and 15, in the Behind the Scenes section. Its on CBS, I think its on at 7 p.m might want to check your listings.

Happy 80th Birthday Marilyn Monroe :> Jun. 1st, 2006 @ 02:52 am
name: Trista
age: 30
location: Iowa

Marrital status: single
favorite old movie: gee, theres so many :>.... Legend of Billy Jean, I like the moral, because it teaches you to stand up for what you believe in, plus it has cute guys and a great soundtrack :>

I am a big Marilyn Monroe fan, since I was a teenager I collect anything about her, just about everything in my room is MM!! he he. I am interested in her/old movie stars because my Mom got me interested in them, I think B&W is classy and beautiful. and I collect postcard of different old movie stars like Greta Garbo, Shirley temple etc :> I am glad to find this communitty!!
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Apr. 27th, 2006 @ 07:28 pm
Name: anne
Age: 30
Location: Glasgow
Marital Status: Beau of 3 years
Favorite Old Movie: Marnie
Favorite Movie Actress: Ingrid Bergman
Who recommended this community: Saw it whilst clicking on "Sharon Tate" (one of my interests) and thought the community had a beautiful name.

Morning. Feb. 9th, 2005 @ 11:07 am
Name: Patience Ann
Age: dangerously tottering towards 24
Location: Atlanta
Marital Status: Very much in love
Favorite Old Movie: Oh gods, I have to pick one!???  Wizard of Oz, for childhood's sake.
Favorite Movie Actress: Just look at the icon, it speaks volumes.
Who recommended this community: Random livejournal clickage

Hello :) Dec. 17th, 2004 @ 11:43 pm
Hello, I just joined... here's my little into thingie...

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I'm a big Marilyn Monroe fan, mostly because my mom has always been obsessed with her. Her house is like a Marilyn museum. Ha ha. (I guess her obsession is because my mom's name is Marilyn.) Lately I've become really interested in learning more about Vivian Leigh. I hear she had some serious psychological problems, and since I'm a psych student, that fascinates me. So I'm hoping to track down a good bio of her soon.

Well, that's about it. Feel free to say hello sometime, mmmmmkay? ;)
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I would like to say hello to all of our new members. Please feel free to post and promote this community. Its hard for one person to keep it alive.
» Vivien Leigh
Birth Date: November 5, 1913
Birth Place: India
Siblings: None
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 104lbs
Waist: 22 inches
Hair: Dark brown, yet loved to wear stage wigs
Eyes: blue-green
Husbands: Leigh Holman (divorced), Laurence Olivier (divorced)
Children: Suzanne
Occupation: Actress
Awards: Oscar for Best Actress (Gone with the Wind), Oscar for Best Actress (Streetcar Named Desire), Tony (Tovarich)
Favorite Hobbies: Flower arranging, doing crossword puzzles, interior design, throwing parties, fashion, and learning new languages.
Favorite Flower: White Rose
Favorite Perfume: Joy
Habits: Smoking and drinking and swearing
Favorite brand of cigarettes: Players
Languages: English, German, and French
illnesses: TB and manic depression
Died: July 7, 1967 (TB)

One period in her life, Vivien had 16 Siamese cats scattered amongst her houses and flats.

Vivien's luggage remained monogrammed with VLO even after her divorce to Laurence Olivier.

Vivien never traveled abroad without her Rolls Royce. The number plate on the car read "VLO."

When Vivien was on tour in Australia in 1961, she had The Times flown out everyday so she could keep up with the crossword puzzles.

Vivien had a habit of collecting hotel postcards and stationary and writing correspondences on them when she had long left the city, state, and even the country the hotel was located in. For instance, recipents may receive New York City hotel stationary with a personal handwritten note from Vivien, but indeed she sent it while in New Zealand.

Vivien sent Christmas cards to her fans. For 5 years after her divorce from Laurence Olivier, she stopped. But, in 1965, she resumed. Fans received an Oxfam card and a Christmas 1966 photo of her newest home Tickerage Mill.

While in the USA for Ship of Fools, Vivien and Jack went once or twice to a night club. Having been tipped off by the reservations clerk, the musicians played the theme music from Gone With the Wind when Vivien arrived. All guests stood up and clapped. Vivien loved it!

Vivien did not always enjoy watching Gone with the Wind. In fact, it became quite painful: "It makes me so sad to think of that picture . . . so many of its people are dead- Clark, Leslie, Walter (Connolly), dear Hattie, Victor, and even Margaret Mitchell . . . the last time I saw the film I wept all the way through it."

Vivien collected china. At Notley, adjacent to the kitchen, was a small room lined with shelves displaying the china she had collected on her travels. Much of it was in her favorite color, white.

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Height: 5'4 ½

Hair color: Naturally dark chestnut red, dyed blond

Eye color: Blue

Nickname: Pinkie, by her fourth husband, Jacques Bergerac, because she adored the color pink

Name change: From Virginia Katherine McMath to Ginger Rogers

Parents: Lela Emogen Owens and William Eddins McMath

Marriages: Jack Culpepper (1929-31); Lew Ayres (1934-41); Jack Briggs (1943-49); Jacques Bergerac (1953-57); William Marshall (1961-69)

Race: Caucasian

Religion: Christian Science

Occupation: Actress

Date, place of Birth: July 16, 1911 in Independence, Missouri

Date, place of Death: April 25, 1995 in Rancho Mirage, California, of natural causes

Burial location: Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, California, USA, the same cemetery as longtime dancing/acting partner Fred Astaire

Actors/ Actresses: Cary Grant, Lucille Ball, Lew Ayres, Fred Astaire

Films: All Quiet on the Western Front

Foods: eggs sunny-side up and crisp bacon, steak and baked Idaho potatoes, and ice cream

Color: pink

Drinks: ice-cream sodas

Car: Rolls Royce

Hobbies: sculpting, painting, swimming, tennis, golf

Ginger's grandmother on her mother's side was a relation of George Washington.

She was given the name "Ginger" by her little cousin who couldn't pronounce "Virginia" correctly.

She did not drink: the bar at her house was stocked with ice-cream sodas.

Ginger brought her cousin Helen Brown to Hollywood, renamed her Phyllis Fraser, and guided her through a few films.

Miss Rogers was an accomplished artist and excelled at both sculpting and painting, but could never bring herself to sell any of her work.

She enjoyed tennis, golf, swimming and skeet shooting and held several tennis cups and some high-card records at skeet.

The first Rogers and Astaire teaming, 'Flying Down To Rio', was her twentieth film appearance and only Fred's second.

Ginger turned down lead roles in To Each His Own and The Heiress, both roles were made famous by Olivia de Havilland.

» Hello
I would like to start off the community with a hi how is everyone. Also with our first person to talk about (yes you can post your own) is Marilyn Monroe.

Also Known As: Norma Jeane Baker
Birth Name: Norma Jeane Mortenson
Born: June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, CA
Died: August 5, 1962 in Brentwood, CA
Measurements: 37-23-36 (Studio's Claim)
35-22-35 (Dressmaker's Claim)
Height: 5 feet 5 1/2 inches
Eyes: Blue
Hair color: blond

In 1999, Marilyn was named the Number One Sex Star of the 20th Century by Playboy magazine

In 1999, Marilyn was voted the 'Sexiest Woman of the Century' by People Magazine.

Issued on June 1, 1995, Marilyn was featured on a 32¢ US commemorative postage stamp.

Elton John recorded the song "Candle in the Wind" as a tribute to Marilyn Monroe.

In December 1953, she was the Playboy "Sweetheart" of the Month.

She was crowned Miss California Artichoke Queen in 1947.

In 1946, she began using the stage name Marilyn Monroe, but did not legally change her name until February 23, 1956.

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