Marilyn: The Untold Story Poster

Release Date: 1980

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Enduring a troubled childhood that finds her in and out of foster homes, pretty young Norma Jeane Baker (Tracey Gold) eventually pursues modeling and transforms herself into the glamorous actress Marilyn Monroe (Catherine Hicks). Although Monroe's career doesn't take off immediately, she starts to find success under the guidance of her agent/boyfriend Johnny Hyde (Richard Basehart). By the early 1950s, Monroe is a full-blown movie star, but her career and life end tragically soon.

Cast: Catherine Hicks, Richard Basehart, Frank Converse, J.P. Bumstead, Howard Caine, Tracey Gold, John Ireland, Viveca Lindfors

Director: John Flynn, Jack Arnold, Lawrence Schiller

Genres: Biography

Keywords: Emotional, Los Angeles, Transformation, Rise, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s, Fall, 1960s, Spirited


Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie