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Career Highlights

Starred in 30 films

Playboy "Sweetheart" of the Month (December 1953)

Started own production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions (1955)

Awards:

Golden Globe for "Female World Film Favorite 1954"

Nomination for Best Foreign Actress, 1956 British Academy Awards ("The Seven Year Itch")

Nomination for Best Foreign Actress, 1958 British Academy Awards ("The Prince and the Showgirl")

David Di Donatello Prize for Best Foreign Actress ("The Prince and the Showgirl," 1959)

Crystal Star Award for Best Foreign Actress ("The Prince and the Showgirl," 1959)

Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy ("Some Like It Hot," 1960)

Golden Globe for "Female World Film Favorite 1961"

Rankings:

Chosen by Empire Magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" (1995)

Voted Empire (UK) Magazine's "Sexiest Female Movie Star of all Time" (1995)

Ranked #8 in Empire (UK) Magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" (1997)

Named the Number One Sex Star of the 20th century by Playboy magazine (1999)

Voted "Sexiest Woman of the Century" by People Magazine (1999)

Voted 4th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly

Voted 2nd Greatest Movie Star of all time by Premiere Magazine

Ranked #6 on the American Film Institute's "50 Greatest Screen Legends" list

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