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Famous Actresses Who Look Like Marilyn Monroe

Updated November 6, 2017 31.3k votes 3.3k voters 381.5k views24 items
Marilyn Monroe is an iconic figure in pop culture as well as a cautionary tale. Her allure appeals to men and women alike, and for some reason every actress has to pose like her at some point in her career. This list is compiled of 25 actresses that have posed as Marilyn Monroe. Some good (Madonna, Gwen Stefani) some bad (Kate Upton, Michelle Williams), and some down right awful (Jennifer Lopez, Mira Sorvino). All that continues to be proven from these attempts is that Monroe was a one of a kind star, and all those that try to emulate her fall short. Who is your favorite Marilyn Monroe look alike out of these Marilyn Monroe look alikes? Vote now!
  • Kate Upton is America's favorite supermodel...this year. So it's only natural that someone would make her do a "Monroe Pictorial". Muse magazine put Upton in white sheets, drinking coffee at a cafe looking gloomy, and naked in a closet.

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      Angelina Jolie used Monroe as an inspiration when she played a news anchor who was also inspired by the star in "Life Or Something Like It."
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        Michelle Williams actually played Monroe (well enough to earn her an Oscar nom) in the film "My Week With Marilyn". Williams still took a lot of flack for not looking like the star.

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          Naomi Watts also took a stab at looking like Monroe.
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