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The 21 Best, Worst, and Most Tragic Portrayals of Marilyn Monroe
Jessica Chastain will play Marilyn Monroe in the silver screen adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates‘ novel Blonde, according to CinemaBlend. READ: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Marilyn Monroe Our obsession with Marilyn has lead us down the imitation path more times than Andy Warhol could predict. It’s true. Everyone wants to be Marilyn Monroe, and she’s still dominating our culture. Fact: her ’50s siren hair, the generous application of red lipstick, and her doll-like lashes sell magazines. From her Madgesty in “Material Girl” to Michelle Williams’ convincing portrayal of the curvy beauty in "My Week With Marilyn," here’s a list of performers who have posed as the unimpeachable tragic beauty. READ: How To Get Marilyn Monroe's Amazing Body
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BEST: Kate Upton

READ: Kate Upton Wishes She Looked Like Who?!?!
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BEST: Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett basically spends her life Monroeing. WATCH: The Scarlett Johansson Ad Deemed 'Too Sexy' For The Super Bowl
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BEST: Michelle Williams

How to channel a Warhol print correctly.
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BEST: Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino

The 1996 film featured Ashley Judd as Norma Jean Dougherty and Mira Sorvino as the superstar. Reviews were average, but the film's unmistakable '90s sheen was excellent.
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BEST: Charlotte Sullivan

She might not really look like Marilyn, but she gave a very convincing performance in 2011 TV drama, "The Kennedys."
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WORST: Paris Hilton

This was taken at Paris' fragrance launch in 2010, but she somehow managed to look 30 years older than she does now. PHOTOS: Paris Hilton and Other Celebs Whose Outfits Showed Way Too Much Skin
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BEST: Barbara Niven

Then-45-year-old Niven played a heavily bedazzled Monroe in the 1998 HBO movie, "The Rat Pack." She looks insane in a good way.
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BEST: Lindsay Lohan

Agree to disagree? Lohan recreated the series of iconic shots of Monroe which later became known as 'The Last Sitting', captured by photographer Bert Stern in 1962. READ: Lindsay Lohan's List Of Alleged Lovers
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WORST: Sophie Monk

Luckily this was only for barely-watched TV biopic, "The Mystery of Natalie Wood."
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BEST: Madonna

Well she's certainly had enough practice.
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The 21 Best, Worst, and Most Tragic Portrayals of Marilyn Monroe

Jessica Chastain will play Marilyn Monroe in the silver screen adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates‘ novel Blonde, according to CinemaBlend. READ: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Marilyn Monroe Our obsession with Marilyn has lead us down the imitation path more times than Andy Warhol could predict. It’s true. Everyone wants to be Marilyn Monroe, and she’s still dominating our culture. Fact: her ’50s siren hair, the generous application of red lipstick, and her doll-like lashes sell magazines. From her Madgesty in “Material Girl” to Michelle Williams’ convincing portrayal of the curvy beauty in "My Week With Marilyn," here’s a list of performers who have posed as the unimpeachable tragic beauty. READ: How To Get Marilyn Monroe's Amazing Body

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