MY LIFE AS MARILYN
Lasting Impressions of Marilyn & Me!
Marilyn Monroe was once quoted as saying that
"Imitation is The Most Sincere Form of Flattery"
Diana Dawn ~ is a Former Marilyn Monroe Tribute Artist (aka MM Tribute Act)
who performed on stages throughout The Bay Area & Beyond for 27 years.
Diana Dawn had the opportunity to meet Joe DiMaggio, Tony Curtis, & other people who knew Marilyn personally, and who all felt that Diana Dawn had Marilyn Monroe's beautiful spirit, presence, looks, charm, wit & talent.
Premiere Magazine, an American and New York City based film magazine, held a Nationwide Contest in the early 90's, in search of someone who possessed Marilyn Monroe's Mystique, and they chose "Diana Dawn" as Their Grand Prize Winner.
Memorable Moments of Diana Dawn as Marilyn Monroe
Diana Dawn poses in front of Marilyn's Home in Brentwood, CA
And is seen wearing some of Marilyn's original gowns...
Diana Dawn is pictured with Roger Richman, who was The President of The Monroe Estate.
Diana Dawn is pictured with Roger Richman (to the left) Roger was the original Founder and President of The Marilyn Monroe Estate.
Roger felt Diana Dawn represented Marilyn Monroe with Class and style and that she had a mix of sex appeal and a sweetness about her, like Marilyn did, and recommended her to his Clients, for various appearances, including print work and promotional events worldwide.
Diana Dawn made a lot of memorable appearances during her 27 year Career as Marilyn. Pictured below Diana is wearing one of Marilyn Monroe's most infamous Gowns, from The Film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" along with one of MM's personal gowns, Diana had the opportunity to try some of them on and model them at a special showing of MM's Gowns at an event in San Francisco, and was thrilled to find that they all magically fit her like a glove.
Pictured at right is Diana as Marilyn posing with Denise Muren from Lucas Film & ILM Studios after he won The Oscar for special effects of The Abyss.
Diana Dawn as MM is pictured with Denise Muren of ILM Studios.
SOME LIKE IT HOT!
These are some of Diana's Appearances... Pictured above with Johnny as "ELVIS Presley"
for one of their Stage Show Performances.