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Birth Name: Norma
Also Known As: Norma
Birth date: June
Birth place: Los Angeles, CA
Death date: August
Death place: Brentwood, CA
Burial location: Corridor of Memories, #24, at Westwood Memorial
Park in Los Angeles, CA
feet 5 1/2 inches
115 - 120 lbs.
35-22-35 (Dressmaker's Claim)
Hair color: Blond
High schools: Van Nuys High School; University
Occupations: Model, Actress, Singer
Mother: Gladys Baker
Half-brother: Hermitt Jack Baker
Half-sister: Berniece Miracle
Marriages: Jimmy Dougherty (1942-1946);
Joe DiMaggio (1954); Arthur Miller (1956-1961)
Stepchildren: Joe DiMaggio, Jr.,
Jane and Robert Miller
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