.USA. California. Arthur MILLER, Yves MONTAND, Simone SIGNORET and Marilyn MONROE in Montand's Beverly Hills Hotel apartment. Montand and Monroe were going to work together for the first time in the new movie, "Let's Make Love." - Photo Bruce Davidson
YVES MONTAND (1921-1991) was born Ivo Livi in Monsummano Terme, Italy. He was an Italian/French film actor & singer; he did a few American films. He was married to Simone Signoret from 1951-1985 (her death); he later married Carole Amiel (1987–1991; his death-they had 1 daughter) He had well-publicized love affair with Marilyn Monroe. (photo 1959)
Simone Signoret. She was married to Yves Montand, who had an affair with Marilyn Monroe. Simone commented on the liaison: "If Marilyn has fallen in love with my husband, it proves that she has good taste".