How old was Marilyn Monroe in the movie Some Like It Hot?

Marilyn Monroe was 31 in Some Like It Hot when she played the character 'Sugar Kane Kowalczyk'.

That was over 65 years ago in 1959.

In 1962 she died aged just 36, starring in 94 films in her career, 66 of those after Some Like It Hot was first released. If she were alive today she would be 98.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Some Like It Hot, I think Marilyn Monroe looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Billy Wilder has worked with Marilyn Monroe a total of 2 times in her career.
  • Marilyn Monroe's first movie was as 'Telephone Operator (voice) (uncredited)' in The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, released in 1947 when she was 19
  • Some Like It Hot scores 8.1 out of 10 on TMDB.

Marilyn Monroe's other movies