Was Charles Stanley Gifford really her father? What happened to him?

It has been 60 years since Marilyn Monroe’s death and the identity of her biological father remained a mystery until this year. Of course, there were rumors about who her father was, but one rumor continued. Many people speculated that Monroe’s father was Charles Stanley Gifford. In 2022 we finally have the confirmation.

Marilyn Monroe has never known the true identity of her father throughout her life. When Monroe was born, her mother, Gladys Pearl Baker, put her ex-husband’s (Martin Edward Mortensen) name on her birth certificate. However, Baker had been separated from Mortensen by the time of Monroe’s conception. This ruled out that Mortensen was Monroe’s father. According to the biography, Monroe even believed in it Blown by the wind Actor Clark Gable was her father, but there was no evidence to prove it.

But when Baker began working at Consolidated Film Industries as a film negative cutter (which was while she was still married to Mortensen), she reportedly had an affair with her colleague. The employee was her supervisor, Charles Stanley Gifford. Around the same time, Baker became pregnant and gave birth to Monroe. It has been said that after Baker gave birth to Monroe, Gifford wanted nothing to do with her or Monroe.

But was Gifford really Monroe’s father? We’ve shared what we know below.

Marilyn Monroe’s Father: Was Charles Stanley Gifford Really Her Father?

Yes, Charles Stanley Gifford was Marilyn Monroe’s biological father. Earlier this year, the mystery surrounding Monroe’s parentage was solved. A documentary called Marilyn, her last secret by Francois Pomès revealed that Gifford was Monroe’s father. A DNA test was conducted using a lock of Monroe’s hair and a saliva sample from Gifford’s granddaughter. With these samples, scientists were able to confirm that Gifford was Monroe’s biological father.

Has Marilyn Monroe ever met Charles Stanley Gifford?

According to Gifford’s granddaughter, Francine Gifford Deir, Monroe attempted to meet Gifford. Deir told Marca newspaper that Monroe visited Gifford in Hemet, California in the ’50s, but he refused to see her. Monroe reportedly tried to reach out and contact Gifford several times, but she was turned down and turned away. Gifford would father two more children. He died in 1965 of unknown causes.

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