29 Last Known Photos of Famous Celebrities Uncategorized Marilyn Monroe August 1962, during the final weekend of Marilyn’s life. The above picture was taken in Los Angeles in 1962, only a few days before her death. The man is pianist Buddy Greco, and I think you know who the person sitting behind them is. Yep, Frank Sinatra. Sadly, Marilyn overdosed and died on August 5th, 1962.