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Marilyn Monroe's Loves & Hookups

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Who did Marilyn Monroe date? Who Marilyn Monroe dated; list of Marilyn Monroe loves, ex boyfriends; breakup rumors and exes. Marilyn Monroe fans will also enjoy these lesser known facts about Norma Jean (Marilyn's birth name) and these pictures of Marilyn Monroe's feet. The loves, relationships, exes, and marriages of Marilyn Monroe, listed by most recent. For being one of the greatest and first sex symbols ever, there aren't as many reported lovers as you'd think.

If you're wondering how many husbands Marilyn Monroe had or who was the most famous celebrity Marilyn Monroe married, this list is for you. Featuring names like Joe DiMaggio, John F. Kennedy, and Arthur Miller (2 of which were at one point her spouse), Marilyn Monroe's love history is a must-read for fans. 

Marilyn Monroe lovers and ex-boyfriends include athletes, politicians, and celebrities, and she probably would have dated more if she hadn't met an untimely passing. Marilyn Monroe's alleged flings don't stop with men either (as you'll see on this list of rumored Marilyn Monroe affairs). As it stands, these are the most notable (and known) Marilyn Monroe boyfriends.

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  • José Bolaños

    José Bolaños
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    Marilyn Monroe dated José Bolaños from 1959 - 1962.
    José Bolaños was a screenwriter & film director.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 59 (1935-1994)
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Frank Sinatra supposedly had an affair with Marilyn Monroe in 1961.

    Francis Albert Sinatra (; December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.Born to Italian immigrants in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra began his musical career in the swing era with bandleaders Harry James and Tommy Dorsey. Sinatra found success as a solo artist after he signed with Columbia Records in 1943, becoming the idol of the "bobby soxers". He released his debut album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra, in 1946. But by the early 1950s his professional career had stalled... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 83 (1915-1998)
    • Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

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  • In his autobiography Songs My Mother Taught Me, Marlon Brando says that he had a romantic relationship with Marilyn Monroe.
    Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor and film director. With a career spanning 60 years, he is well-regarded for his cultural influence on 20th-century film. Brando's Academy Award-winning performances include that of Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954) and Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972). Brando was an activist for many causes, notably the civil rights movement and various Native American movements. He is credited with helping to popularize the Stanislavski system of acting, having studied with Stella Adler in the 1940s. He is often regarded as one of the first actors to bring Method Acting (built from the Stanislavski system) to mainstream... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Arthur Miller
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    Marilyn Monroe married Arthur Miller in 1956 and the couple divorced in 1961.
    Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright, essayist, and a controversial figure in the twentieth-century American theater. Among his most popular plays are All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953) and A View from the Bridge (1955, revised 1956). He wrote several screenplays and was most noted for his work on The Misfits (1961). The drama Death of a Salesman has been numbered on the short list of finest American plays in the 20th century. Miller was often in the public eye, particularly during the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s. During this time, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, testified before the House... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1915-2005)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

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