David Marshall



David Marshall is the author of two books on Marilyn Monroe:

“The DD Group: An Online Investigation into the Death of Marilyn Monroe”, in which he and a group of Marilyn scholars scrutinize all available accounts of her last days and through a year-long online discussion, and attempt to determine the most likely scenario of her passing.

His second book, “Life Among the Cannibals: The Life and Times of Marilyn Monroe 1962-2003” is a fictional biography chronicling Ms. Monroe’s last forty years, detailing her reactions to the later half of the 20th century including assassinations, the Viet Nam war, the AIDS crisis and her interaction with such notables as Janis Joplin, Betty Ford and Mikhail Gorbachev. “Life Among the Cannibals” attempts to quell rumors about her life and career while highlighting the film projects she was involved with, her political involvements, her fourth marriage, and the raising of her two children.