Put a camera in front of Marilyn Monroe, and she would sparkle brighter than those diamonds she sang about in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Need proof? Click through to see photos of Marilyn through the years.

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Marilyn Monroe, seen here in her childhood days, in 1928.

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Tom Ewell and Marilyn Monroe in a scene from the 1955 film "The Seven Year Itch," written and directed by Billy Wilder.

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Marilyn Monroe with her second husband American baseball player Joe DiMaggio.

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Entertainer and producer George Jessel attends the opening of George White's "Scandals" with actress Marilyn Monroe at the Florentine Theatre Restaraunt in Hollywood, California, in 1945.

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This image, released by Julien's Auctions, shows Norma Jean Dougherty, who eventually changed her name to Marilyn Monroe.

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Norma Jean Dougherty, who eventually changed her name to Marilyn Monroe, is shown in this photo released by Julien's Auctions on Mar. 10, 1946.

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Starlet Marilyn Monroe goes to the beach with her dog Ruffles.

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An early photograph of Marilyn Monroe in the late 1940's, is inscribed by her to the photographer, Bill Burnside; "To Bill, Anything worth having is worth waiting for! Love Marilyn."

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Marilyn Monroe stars with Groucho Marx in the last Marx Brothers film, "Love Happy," released by United Artists in 1949.

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In this photo released by Christie's auction house, actress Marilyn Monroe is photographed on a Long Island beach by photographer Andre De Dienes.

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Marilyn Monroe, in September 1950.

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Marilyn Monroe poses for the film "The Asphalt Jungle."

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Marilyn Monroe was named Miss Cheesecake of 1951 by stars and stripes, a service paper as shown in this photo on April 17, 1951.

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Marilyn Monroe smiles for the camera in this publicity photograph as Miss Health Foods on Aug. 13, 1952.

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Marilyn Monroe tries on a new costume for her latest film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," as designer Billy Travilla studies the effect, in Hollywood, Califorina, on Feb. 2, 1953. Travilla created all the costumes she wears in the film.

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Jack Benny and Marilyn Monroe at the Los Angeles Examiner Benefit Christmas show.

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From left, Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in the 1953 film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

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Marilyn Monroe in 1953.

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Marilyn Monroe wears the Moon of Baroda diamond for the promotion of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," featuring Monroe singing "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend." Meyer Rosenbaum, the late president of Meyer Jewelry Company, received a thank you note from Miss Monroe for loaning the diamond: " To Meyer - Thanks for the chance to wear the Moon of Baroda - Marilyn Monroe."

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Marilyn Monroe is seen in character in the 1953 movie "How to Marry a Millionaire."

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From left, baseball great Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn Monroe, Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, who was held in captivity for more than three years by the North Korean Communists, and comedian Bob Hope, right, at a party at Hope's home in Hollywood, Calif on Dec. 15, 1953.

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Marilyn Monroe and Robert Mitchum in Otto Preminger's "River of No Return," in 1954.

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Marilyn Monroe autographs a life-sized picture of herself for the men of the 2nd Division during her tour of the front line in Korea on Feb. 21, 1954.

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Singer Ella Fitzgerald and actress Marilyn Monroe at the Tiffany nightclub in Hollywood, Califorina, on Nov. 18, 1954. It was Marilyn's first night out since a minor operation and one of her rare public appearances since she and Joe DiMaggio separated.

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Marilyn Monroe poses for publicity stills with "The Seven Year Itch" costar Tom Ewell in Hollywood, California, on Nov. 7, 1954.

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Marilyn Monroe with her second husband American baseball player Joe DiMaggio in 1954.

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From left, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio wait in Judge Charles Perry's chambers for their marriage ceremony on Jan. 14, 1954.

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Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe sings to an audience of G.I.'s during the first show of her four-day tour of Korea. She is wearing her much-discussed low-cut purple cocktail dress about which she had told newsmen, "it's the only one I brought over that is suitable for the show" on Feb. 22, 1954.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe leaves City Hall in San Francisco with her second husband, American baseball player Joe DiMaggio, after getting married on April 1, 1954.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe walks with her husband and baseball legend Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco in the 1950s.

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Marilyn Monroe plays a saloon entertainer in this scene from the 1954 film "River of No Return."

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Joe DiMaggio draws a big smile from his movie-star wife Marilyn Monroe at the El Morocco restaurant in Manhattan. The happy couple was dining with friends after Joe flew in from the west coast to join the "Mrs. Marilyn is in town" to make street scenes in Manhattan for her new picture, "The Seven Year Itch" on Sept. 12, 1954.

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Marilyn Monroe poses over the updraft of New York subway grating while in character for the filming of "The Seven Year Itch" in Manhattan on Sept. 9, 1954.

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Tears well in the eyes of movie actress Marilyn Monroe as she faces reporters outside her home for the first time since she announced that she and her husband, Joe DiMaggio, were breaking up on Oct. 6, 1954.

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Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell in the 1955 film "Seven Year Itch."

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Marilyn Monroe checks her lines in a mirror at the photographic studio of her business partner, Milton Greene, in New York. Greene, a commercial photographer, says he is going to be vice president of the newly formed Marilyn Monroe Productions, Inc. on Jan. 28, 1955.

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Marilyn Monroe stars as the girl upstairs in Billy Wilder's "The Seven Year Itch" in 1955.

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This image released by Julien's Auctions shows six color original vintage candid photographs printed in August of 1955. The images include Marilyn Monroe signing photographs and clowning for the camera.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe and her husband, playwright Arthur Miller, arrive from New York in London on July 14, 1956.

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Marilyn Monroe and her husband, writer Arthur Miller, at the Comedy Theatre in London as they are waiting first night of Miller's new play, "A View From the Bridge."

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Vivien Leigh, left, Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe on Oct. 14, 1956.

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American writer Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe share a laugh together in Connecticut few days before they get married on June 27, 1956.

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Marilyn Monroe flashes a radiant smile behind microphones as she is questioned in Manhattan concerning a reported forthcoming marriage to playwright Arthur Miller. She confirmed that she will wed Miller. However, the actress and the 41-year-old playwright refused to pose for pictures together at the scene of the news conference.

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Marilyn Monroe and her husband playwright Arthur Miller stand before the microphones.

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This image released by Julien's Auctions shows candid vintage black and white photographs of Marilyn Monroe with Arthur Miller.

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Marilyn Monroe learns the English way to make a movie as her director and co-star, Sir Laurence Olivier, gives her advice in London on the set of "The Prince and the Showgirl," in which Monroe plays the part of an American show girl starring in a London musical in 1911 on Aug. 14, 1956.

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Marilyn Monroe is made comfortable in a car by her husband, playwright Arthur Miller, following her release from Doctors Hospital in Manhattan on Aug. 10, 1957. Monroe was hospitalized for a miscarriage and spent 10 days in the hospital.

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Playwright Arthur Miller and actress wife Marilyn Monroe wait in their car to leave their residence in Manhattan on May 31, 1957.

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From left, Marilyn Monroe poses in a bathing suit in 1947 at age 18 at the start of her career, and then in a gown designed for her in 1958 in the movie "Some Like It Hot."

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From left, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon in the 1959 film "Some Like it Hot."

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Marilyn Monroe is shown with Tony Curtis in the 1959 film "Some Like It Hot."

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Marilyn Monroe poses for the photographers at La Guardia Airport before flying to Chicago for the presentation of her film "Some Like It Hot" on Mar. 23, 1959.

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From left, Arthur Miller and his wife Marilyn Monroe leave the Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City on June 29, 1959.

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Marilyn Monroe stands for the camera in a wardrobe still for George Cukor's "Let's Make Love."

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In Hollywood, actress Marilyn Monroe listens as her co-star, French actor and singer Yves Montand as he whispers to her at the screening of the movie "Let's Make Love," directed by George Cukor.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe and ex-husband, former New York Yankees player Joe DiMaggio, walk the shores of a beach near Sarasota, Florida, on March 29, 1961.

Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe, play a scene in "The Misfits." It turned out to be the last movie for both in 1961.

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Marilyn Monroe leaves a New York clinic after a gall bladder operation on July 12, 1961.

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Actors Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift pose in New York at the preview of the movie "The Misfits," directed by John Huston on Feb. 3, 1961.

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In this scene, Marilyn Monroe walks with Clark Gable holding her winnings in John Huston's "The Misfits," written by Arthur Miller and released by United Artists.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe looks out from a car in this portrait on Dec. 3, 1961.

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This undated image made from video and provided by Julien's Auctions shows behind-the-scene footage of Marilyn Monroe on the set of her last fully produced feature film, "The Misfits," made in 1961 by John Huston.

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Marilyn Monroe is shown on the set of the 1962 movie "Something's Got To Give." It was her last film.

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Marilyn Monroe poses for the camera while getting off a plane on Jan. 1962.

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Joe_DiMaggio leans to kiss his ex-wife, Marilyn Monroe at Miami International Airport. DiMaggio was working with the New York Yankees at training camp at Fort Lauderdale, and Monroe was leaving for a trip to Mexico on Feb. 21, 1962.

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In this photo released by Christie's auction house, actress Marilyn Monroe is seen in a photograph by Burt Stern.

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Director George Cukor talks with Marilyn Monroe in Hollywood on the set of "Something's Gotta Give," the unfinished American feature film starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse on April 30, 1962.

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From left, Robert Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe and President John F. Kennedy at a Democratic fundraiser at a home in Manhattan. Monroe had come straight from Madison Square Garden where she had sung "Happy Birthday" to the president on May 19, 1962.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe smiles for the camera a few weeks before she died in July, 1962.

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A police officer points to an assortment of medicine bottles on the table beside the bed, right, of actress Marilyn Monroe's home in Los Angeles, where she was found dead on Aug. 5, 1962. Monroe was 36-years-old.

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This photo made available by ABC in 1986 shows a 6 photo combination of some of Life Magazine's Marilyn Monroe covers, including Philippe Halsman's image at top right.

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A signed Marilyn Monroe photograph that reads "I love you Joe" is displayed at a Jan. 23, 2006 press conference in Manhattan.

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