More than 60 years after her death in 1962, Marilyn Monroe continues to captivate audiences across the globe. Her story is once again dominating the silver screen in the new film Blonde, starring Ana de Armas.
Based on a book by Joyce Carol Oates, the fictionalized account delves into Marilyn’s love connections with others, such as her marriage to director Arthur Miller. The film reimagines the starlet’s relationships with lesser-known people including Charlie “Cass” Chaplin, Jr., the son of Charlie Chaplin, and Eddy Robinson, Jr., the son of actor Edward G. Robinson.
Marilyn Monroe was not in a love triangle with the two guys as shown in the film. Some observers have now expressed their disagreement with the representation. However, everyone is still curious about Marilyn’s possible involvement with Cass and Eddy. This is, therefore, everything there is to know.
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Who is Cass Chaplin?
Cass Chaplin, or Charlie Chaplin, Jr., was the eldest son of Charlie Chaplin, the legendary Hollywood comedian. According to IMDB, his parents, Charlie Chaplin and Lita Grey gave birth to him on May 5, 1925, in Beverly Hills, California.
Like his renowned father, Cass grew up wanting to be an actor. He wed two nurses, the first being Martha Brown before moving on to Susan Magness. Magness gave birth to his only child, a girl named Susan Maree, on May 11, 1959.
In Hollywood, California, Cass passed away on March 20, 1968, at the age of 43.
Who is Eddy Robinson, Jr.?
Cass wasn’t the only one to follow in his renowned father’s footsteps; Eddy did the same by becoming an actor. According to IMDB, Eddy was born in Los Angeles, California on March 19, 1933.
In contrast to Cass, whose acting career stalled, Eddy went on to feature in a number of films, including the classic Some Like It Hot, in which he co-starred with Marilyn Monroe. His first wife was Nan Elizabeth Morris, and his second and third wives were Ruth Elaine Menold Conte and Frances Chisholm.
Eddy passed away on February 26, 1974, at the young age of 41, in Los Angeles, California.
Was Marilyn Monroe ever in a relationship with Cass Chaplin?
Anthony Summers, who published a biography of Marilyn titled Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe, claims there is evidence to support the theory that Marilyn Monroe and Cass were briefly associated with each other (via RadioTimes).
According to The Cinemaholic, Summers writes that Cass brought Marilyn to his house for lunch in 1947 to meet his family. According to RadioTimes, Cass wrote about his friendship with Marilyn in his book My Father, Charlie Chaplin.
It seems that the elder Charlie Chaplin was a huge supporter of Marilyn. Father [Charlie Chaplin] often said, ‘Oh, she’s a beauty. Who would have guessed? According to RadioTimes, Cass said, “I appreciate your choice, son, very lot.” “Just keep an eye out, son,” Chaplin said. Don’t give in to romantic temptation just yet. You should prioritize your studies right now.
According to Summers, Cass “was infatuated [with Monroe] for many months” despite his father’s admonition to the contrary.
This is what a close friend of Cass Chaplin’s has claimed “It was decided that Marilyn Monroe would spend the night at Charlie’s. While Sydney slept on his own bed in the same room, she would squeeze into his “Summers documented the life story in writing.
They broke up but remained friends thereafter.
Did Marilyn and Eddy Robinson ever date?
Summers adds that Marilyn Monroe and Eddy met thanks to Cass, but that their romance didn’t last long (and not at the same time). Apparently, tensions began to rise when she was making the movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. According to RadioTimes, Eddy was just 19 and Marilyn was perhaps 27 at the time.
There’s no evidence that they were in a throuple.
Blonde makes it seem like they were dating at the same time (they even name themselves “The Geminis” in the film), but there’s no evidence to support this.