Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and Marilyn Monroe was one of the most imitated actresses of her time. Welcome to Classic s Hollywood Blonde Bombshells , a salute to some of the most beautiful blonde actresses of the s, most of whom found themselves being compared to Marilyn Monroe. It's not hard to understand why. Marilyn was a sensation, and each studio wanted their own version. Even 20th Century Fox, which had the real deal, searched for a replacement because the real Marilyn was so "temperamental".