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Marilyn Monroe dated Orson Welles in the past, but they broke up in 1947. Marilyn Monroe is now deceased.

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Marilyn Monroe

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Some Like It Hot

Age: 36 (6/1/1926 - 8/5/1962)

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Orson Welles

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: H. G. Wells "The War of the Worlds"

Age: 70 (5/6/1915 - 10/10/1985)


Orson Welles' Relationships (6)

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Dating 1947 --
Broke Up 1947 --

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While Marilyn was dating Orson, she also sometimes appeared as an assistant in his magic stage show, the Mercury Wonder Show. During the show, she would be sawed in half by Orson using the Buzz Saw illusion he had previously used on both Rita Hayworth and Marlene Dietrich.

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