Norma Jean Mortenson battles a lonely existence with an absent mother; Norma Jean blossoms into an ambitious woman and reinvents herself; Marilyn tries to control her inner demons and the onslaught of mental illness inherited from her mother.
Did You Know?
The working title of the mini-series was "Norma Jean". See more
Marilyn rehearses a dance routine from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
before she meets Joe. In reality, Marilyn learned that she had been cast in the film on her 26th birthday, after she met DiMaggio. See more
References Gentlemen Prefer Blondes