Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Marilyn Monroe is often imitated, but they have never been able to replace her. These photos went around the Internet as pictures of Marilyn, but in fact it's not her.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Eva Six is an actress of Hungarian origin who starred in three B-movies in the early 1960s and was considered a copy of the actress Zha Zha Gabor. The photo on the left is often presented as a picture of Marilyn Monroe, but the photo of Eva on the right in the same towel proves that this is not Marilyn. Nevertheless, even Marilyn's first husband James Dougherty did not recognize the fake and included the photo in his book.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Legendary makeup artist Kevin Ekoan made Lisa Marie Presley into a real Marilyn for his 1997 book Making Faces. He was such a master of make-up that these photos are still confused with pictures of the real Marilyn.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

This picture is often passed off as a vintage photograph of Marilyn Monroe, but in fact it is supermodel Eva Herzigova in the Guess 1992 advertising campaign, shot by photographer Ellen von Unwerth.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Susie Kennedy is a world-renowned actress specializing in the portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. She can be found on posters and in movies, she even recreates the outfits of Marilyn herself. These shots were replicated on T-shirts, mugs and watches as photographs of Marilyn Monroe. The photo on the right is an example of a sketch of a tattoo with Marilyn, and in fact it depicts the face of Susie Kennedy.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

This is a picture of Marilyn, but not Monroe, and Waltz. She was a not-so-famous pin-up model and Playboy magazine's girl of the month in February 1954, April 1954 and April 1955. This photo was taken in 1955. It was mistakenly mistaken for a picture of Marilyn Monroe in 1946 and sold at auction for an impressive sum.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

These photos can be found everywhere on the Internet, and they allegedly depict moments of closeness between Marilyn Monroe and US President John F. Kennedy. Nevertheless, they were taken by photographer Allison Jackson, who used similar photo models. Jackson is known for her shots using celebrity lookalikes, including the British royal family.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Susan Griffiths is an actress and a double of Marilyn Monroe, who has repeatedly played her in films, including Pulp Fiction. This photo is confused with a frame from the painting "Itch of the seventh year".

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

This portrait of Scarlett Johansson, shot by Mario Testino for the 2007 album Let Me In, is often passed off as a rare photograph of Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Jimmy James is a singer, songwriter and actor. In the 1980s and 1990s, he played Marilyn so well that people still can't distinguish him from the famous sex symbol of the 1950s. The photo on the left is often used for tattoos, but it's actually Jimmy in a glasses commercial.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Sunny Thompson is an actress who plays the main role in the show "Marilyn: blonde forever" (Marilyn: Forever Blonde). On stage, she miraculously transforms into her heroine, so it becomes clear why their photos are often confused.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

This photo appeared relatively recently, and people claim that this is Marilyn Monroe applying makeup. In fact, this is the actress Shirley Kilpatrick, who starred in the 1957 film "The Amazing Beast".

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

The cropped version of the photos from this photo shoot is sometimes passed off as photos of Marilyn Monroe, but this is the Latvian model Ginta Lapina in the 2012 Blackglama fragrance advertising campaign.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Sybil Saulnier is a French actress who is very similar to Monroe in these photos taken by Paul Schutzer. She starred in several French films in the 1960s. Recently, these pictures resurfaced, and, to the disappointment of fans of the real Marilyn, her face was attached to Sybil's body on them.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Diana Dors was called the British Marilyn Monroe, but her successful film career began even before Norma Jean Baker became famous. Often these pictures for Christmas advertising are confused with images of Marilyn and sometimes even put her face on them using Photoshop.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Often this dazzling image of the Greek goddess is mistaken for Marilyn Monroe, but this is Sandy Fulton, photographed by the famous Bunny Iger and included in the album "Bikini Girls Of The 1950s" (Bikini Girls Of The 1950s).

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

This is Elsa Sorensen, not young Marilyn, as it might seem. She is a former Miss Denmark and the star of Playboy magazine in 1956. She is also known by the pseudonym Dane Arden.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Banbury Cross is a London burlesque dancer. She turns on the audience with classic seductive dancing and striptease in a glass of champagne and is known as a Bulletproof Blonde. This is a world-famous sex bomb, but not Marilyn.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Maybe the polka dot dress is confusing: often this photo is signed as "Marilyn Monroe in 1960." In fact, this is singer Gwen Stefani in a Vogue magazine photo shoot.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

The photo on the left has recently often come across as a portrait of Marilyn Monroe, especially as a sketch for tattoos or smartphone cases. The photo on the right indicates that this is not Marilyn at all, but Ukrainian model and singer Olya Polyakova.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Kathleen Hughes has starred in 14 films, but is best known for her television appearances in the shows "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Adventures of Ozzy and Harriet" and "I Dream of Ginny". By the way, she was married to Stanley Rubin, the producer of the film with Marilyn Monroe "The River that does not flow backwards", and every year attends commemorative events in honor of her late colleague in Los Angeles.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Pauline Bailey is a well-known British actress portraying Marilyn. She has starred in print ads, commercials, music videos and on television. Both photos are confused with pictures of Monroe, and the frame on the left is often retouched, adding her face.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Before starting her acting career, Charlize Theron worked as a model in Europe. In the photo, 18-year-old Charlize portrays Marilyn in a photo shoot of the French magazine Madame Figaro in 1993.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

The photo on the left is often passed off as one of the early shots of Marilyn for Christmas advertising and Monroe's face is periodically attached to it. In fact, this is the actress Virginia Wells, who married Orson Welles. The photo on the right clearly shows that this is not Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Actress Jane Mansfield aspired to be like Marilyn and imitated her style.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Rostislav Savchuk is a Ukrainian model who starred in several photo shoots on the theme of Marilyn Monroe, including the reconstruction of the famous shots of Bert Stern. This photo is confused with a picture of the real Marilyn and is printed on mugs, T-shirts and even tattooed with her.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Rosalina Neri is an actress who was called the Italian Marilyn Monroe. As in other cases, the face of an American star is sometimes added to her photos using Photoshop, but this one is the most replicated.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Marian Stafford is an actress and model who starred for the March 1956 issue of Playboy magazine. This picture is often confused with other Marilyn beach photoshoots.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Betty Bjurstrom is a Swedish model and actress. This photograph, taken in 1947 by Christer Stromholm, is sometimes passed off as an image of Marilyn, but Monroe has never been to Paris, and her hairline is not like that.

Marilyn Monroe turned out great in these pictures... only she wasn't there

Photographer Andre de Dines is famous for his pictures of Marilyn Monroe and nude shots. But he failed to combine the first and the second, since Marilyn never agreed to pose nude for him. He writes about it in his published diaries. Chuck Murphy, the sole owner and holder of the rights to the collection of pictures of Dines, officially stated that Marilyn never posed naked for Andre and that the girl in this picture is an unknown model.

Keywords: Actress | Delusion | Model | Marilyn monroe | Fashion model

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