His stage name was formed by combining and juxtaposing the names of two American pop cultural icons: actress Marilyn Monroe and cult leader Charles Manson. alone, three of the band's albums have been awarded platinum and three more went gold, and the band has had eight releases debut in the top ten, including two number-one albums.He is best known for his band's records released in the 1990s, most notably Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals, which, along with his public image, earned him a reputation in the mainstream media as a controversial figure and an allegedly negative influence on young people. Manson has been ranked number 44 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader, and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.Gavin denied the story for years, but now admits to it in an interview with Details: Details: Last year, the cross-dressing pop singer Marilyn revealed that he was romantically involved with you in your teens--an assertion Boy George first made in 1995. Gavin Rossdale: I think at the outset there was a sort of fear--that was right at the beginning of Bush, and I didn't want it to be part of it.
When Boy George first discussed the former couple's romance in his 1995 memoir, Take It Like A Man, Marilyn kept quiet, even when Gavin denied their love.
Manson made his film debut in 1997 as an actor in David Lynch's Lost Highway.
Since then he has appeared in a variety of minor roles and cameos.
She had several minor roles including appearances in ‘All about Eve’ and the ‘Asphalt Jungle’ in 1950, which got the attention that she needed to propel her on to lead roles in ‘Don’t Bother to knock in 1952’ and ‘Niagara’ in 1953.
Her famous ‘dumb blonde’ persona was used to great effect in a number of films until her untimely death from an overdose of barbiturates in 1962.