Marilyn Monroe has held a variety of jobs, from making five cents a week in an Orphan home to a stock contract at a studio. She clicked as the sexy girl in "Asphalt Jungle", and the roles got better. She has been named to Miss Cheesecake of 1951 by stars and stripes, a service paper. (04/17/1951)(AP Photo)
Marilyn Monroe- photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt /Eisie" as he was known in the trade, was the photographer of Marilyn for LIFE Magazine in Hollywood, in 1953, on her patio. Marilyn is wearing white pants (and in some photos checkered pants), and a black turtleneck top.