Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic women in film history, her beauty, acting ability and comedic touch have caused her small body of work, among it Some Like it Hot, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Misfits and the Seven Year Itch to become iconic.

She died tragically of what was thought to be an overdose on August 4th 1962, she was 36.

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes is a new documentary on Netflix. It is a series of interviews conducted by investigative reporter, author and Irish resident Anthony Summers when researching his biography of Monroe, Goddess. The Netflix documentary has cast actors as the interviewees lip syncing the authentic interviews recorded in the 1980s.

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Anthony spoke to RTÉ Arena about how he pieced the mystery together - listen above.

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