Blonde is a 2001 American made-for-television biographical film on the life of Marilyn Monroe, with Australian actress Poppy Montgomery in the lead role. The film was adapted from Joyce Carol Oates's 2000 Pulitzer Prize finalist novel of the same name.
A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with a series of real events in her life. With glimpses into her childhood years, teenaged marriage to first husband James Dougherty, meeting with photographer Otto Ose, career with 20th Century Fox, relationship with her mother, her foster parents, Charles Chaplin Jr. (Cass), Edward G. Robinson Jr. (Eddie G), and her marriages to baseball player Joe DiMaggio and playwright Arthur Miller.
|author||Joyce Carol Oates|
|keywords||20th century arthur miller baseball player charles chaplin charles chaplin jr. edward g. robinson jr. fictional biography foster parents joe dimaggio marilyn monroe meet real events|
|theme||biographical biographical drama|