39 episodes

Marilyn: Behind the Icon is a dramatic multi-season podcast series blending a uniquely scripted episodic story with commentary on the remarkable life of Marilyn Monroe. It’s up close, raw and real; telling her story through extensively researched historical events, including Marilyn Monroe’s own perspective in her own words. We explore her inner journey and human side as no other podcast, film or TV show has ever done before. The series portrays her personal struggles with mental illness and addiction in addition to her amazing resiliency in achieving her dreams as one the greatest movie actresses and icons in motion picture history. We begin our story with her life as a young girl named Norma Jeane—a girl desperate for a stable family and home life — a girl seeking to find her place—a girl nobody wanted—who grew up in the care of foster families and caretakers. As a young teen searching for her identity, she became determined to make something of herself and created a life born out of her dreams, imagination, and talent. Marilyn became a top cover girl model, a young starlet, a celebrated actress, an accomplished singer and dancer, a wife, aspiring mother, a producer, and ultimately, a legend—an enduring ICON. 
We’ll highlight the tragedy and pain yet celebrate the triumphs of the life, legend, and the global phenomenon known as MARILYN.

Marilyn: Behind the Icon Gary Vitacco-Robles, Nina Boski and Randall Libero

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 94 Ratings

Marilyn: Behind the Icon is a dramatic multi-season podcast series blending a uniquely scripted episodic story with commentary on the remarkable life of Marilyn Monroe. It’s up close, raw and real; telling her story through extensively researched historical events, including Marilyn Monroe’s own perspective in her own words. We explore her inner journey and human side as no other podcast, film or TV show has ever done before. The series portrays her personal struggles with mental illness and addiction in addition to her amazing resiliency in achieving her dreams as one the greatest movie actresses and icons in motion picture history. We begin our story with her life as a young girl named Norma Jeane—a girl desperate for a stable family and home life — a girl seeking to find her place—a girl nobody wanted—who grew up in the care of foster families and caretakers. As a young teen searching for her identity, she became determined to make something of herself and created a life born out of her dreams, imagination, and talent. Marilyn became a top cover girl model, a young starlet, a celebrated actress, an accomplished singer and dancer, a wife, aspiring mother, a producer, and ultimately, a legend—an enduring ICON. 
We’ll highlight the tragedy and pain yet celebrate the triumphs of the life, legend, and the global phenomenon known as MARILYN.

    Episode 14: Special Investigation: Marilyn's Last Day, Part 3

    Episode 14: Special Investigation: Marilyn's Last Day, Part 3

    Marilyn's last hours, Gary Vitacco-Robles reveals newly uncovered details from his new book.

    • 33 min
    Episode 13: Special Investigation: Marilyn's Last Day, Part 2

    Episode 13: Special Investigation: Marilyn's Last Day, Part 2

    Exposing Marilyn's doctors mishandling of her care, revealing other police death reports.

    • 24 min
    Episode 12: Special Investigation: Marilyn's Last Day, Part 1

    Episode 12: Special Investigation: Marilyn's Last Day, Part 1

    Connecting the dots of the events of August 4, 1962, revealing proof of RFK’s whereabouts.

    • 30 min
    Episode 11: Special Investigation: Marilyn Monroe Murdered Is An Industry

    Episode 11: Special Investigation: Marilyn Monroe Murdered Is An Industry

    Debunking six decades of rumors, conspiracy theories, and lies about August 4, 1962.

    • 20 min
    Episode 10: Special Investigation: The Proof of An Affair

    Episode 10: Special Investigation: The Proof of An Affair

    Busting the claims that Marilyn and Robert Kennedy were more than just friends.

    • 16 min
    Episode 9: Special Investigation: The Kennedy Connection

    Episode 9: Special Investigation: The Kennedy Connection

    Marilyn's meetings with the Kennedys are examined, and an exclusive interview with a CIA official who served during the JFK era.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Junibee ,

A Must for all Marilyn Fans!

And even if you’re not… you will gain a huge appreciation for her depth and the effect she had on history and humanity. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
This podcast keeps getting stronger and better!

Laini99 ,

Nice to hear actual facts

Some of the voice acting put me off at first although the impersonation was very good at times. More importantly I really appreciate the debunking of myths and commitment to sensitivity and honesty in this portrayal

Tracy B2 ,

Best Marilyn Monroe Podcast!

I am a big Marilyn Monroe fan! I’m learning so much about her that I never knew! I’m very happy this podcast was recommended to me!!!

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