The new film was not entirely based on facts. Marilyn Monroe continues to captivate the world more than 60 years after her death in 1962. And her life is coming to the big screen once again in the new film Blonde starring Ana de Armas.
A novel by Joyce Carol Oates
The fictional retelling, based on a novel by Joyce Carol Oates, explores some of Marilyn’s romantic relationships. Including her marriage to Arthur Miller. But the film also imagines the starlet’s somewhat more obscure connections. Including Charlie Chaplin’s son, Charlie “Cass” Chaplin, Jr., and actor Edward G. Robinson’s son, Eddie Robinson, Jr. The elder Charlie Chaplin was apparently a big Marilyn fan. “Oh, she’s a beauty,” Dad Charlie Chaplin used to tell me.
Marilyn was in a romantic group with two men
While the film suggests that Marilyn was in a romantic group, with two men, it is not based in fact. And some critics have since expressed their disapproval of the depiction. Still, everyone wants to know if Marilyn was really involved with Cass and Eddie. So, here’s everything to know. Eddie died on February 26, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, aged just 41. What is the matter? I admire your taste, son, a lot, Cass wrote in his book Per Radiotimes. Summers claims that Cass disobeyed his father’s advice and “been obsessed with Monroe for several months.
Charlie Chaplin Jr. or Cass Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin, Jr., or Cass Chaplin, was the oldest son of the iconic Hollywood actor Charlie Chaplin. According to IMDb, he was born to Lita Gray and Charlie Chaplin on May 5, 1925, in Beverly Hills, California. Cass grew up acting like his famous father. He married twice, first to Martha Brown a nurse, and then to Susan Magnus.’ Don’t fall in love just yet. You have that education to take care of yourself first.
Who is Eddie Robinson Jr.?
Like Cass, Eddie was also an actor who followed in the footsteps of his famous father. According to IMDB, Eddy was born on March 19, 1933, in Los Angeles, California. Cass died on March 20, 1968, at the age of 43 in Hollywood, California. Unlike Cass, Eddie’s acting career was far more successful, even starring alongside Marilyn in the famous film, Some Like It Hot. He married three times to Nan Elizabeth Morris, Ruth Elaine Menold Conte, and Frances Chisholm.
According to Anthony Summers
There is some evidence to suggest that Marilyn and Cass were briefly involved with each other, at least according to Anthony Summers. Who wrote a biography on Marilyn’s life, titled Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe, per Radiotimes. According to The Cinemaholic, Summers’ book makes the claim. That Cass introduced Marilyn to his family in 1947, bringing her to their home for lunch. Cass also discussed his relationship with Marilyn in his book My Father, Charlie Chaplin, per Radiotimes.