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Born Joan Lucille Olander on February 6, 1931 in Rowena, South Dakota, Van Doren is an American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol. She is perhaps best remembered for the rock 'n' roll, juvenile delinquency exploitation movie Untamed Youth (1957), and other films such as Teacher's Pet (1958), The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966) and Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968). She has been married to Thomas Dixon since June 26, 1979. She was previously married to Ross McClintock, Lee Meyers, Ray Anthony and Jack Newman.

Born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950’s and early 1960’s and was emblematic of the era's changing attitudes towards sexuality. Although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade, her films grossed $200 million (equivalent to $2 billion in 2018) by the time of her unexpected death in 1962. More than half a century later, she continues to be a major popular culture icon.

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