Iconic mid-century actress Marilyn Monroe was married briefly to playwright Arthur Miller. During their marriage, she became close to 77 year old Isadore Miller, Arthur’s father. The two stayed friends until her suicide in 1962. He became a father figure to her, and he loved her like a daughter.
The article from Good Housekeeping January 1963 titled “Remembrance of Marilyn” is a story about the relationship between Isadore and Marilyn as told to author Flora Rheta Schreiber.
He talked about her kindness, generosity, and class. She sought his advice throughout the years, especially on business matters.
He stayed close to her through her ups and downs and did not believe that her overdose was deliberate.
This heartwarming article is available for download below.