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    Marilyn Monroe Vs. Audrey Hepburn.....Knock It Off Already!

    Marilyn and Audrey are unquestionably the two most iconic women ever to grace the silver screen. They both achieved greatness, had remarkable careers, and have attained longevity that most aspiring actors can't even imagine. They are icons in their own right, so why do so many feel the need to pit them against one another? Despite seeming very different on the surface, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn have more in common than you might think. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn

    They both overcame difficult childhoods and absent fathers.

    They both showed remarkable determination.

    They both worked as models to make ends meet.

    Both toiled in bit parts before making it big.

    Both took the film world by storm.

    Both were considered to play Holly Golightly in Breakfast At Tiffany's.

    Both took care of estranged parents.

    Both had three major relationships, and both had controlling husbands.

    Both suffered from bouts of depression.

    Both had extramarital affairs with costars.

    Both worked tirelessly for children's charities.

    Both are indisbutable icons deserving of admiration.