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Five classic actresses that we just can't get enough of

Marilyn Monroe
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There are some actresses that movie fans just can't get enough of, these women have left their mark on not just the movies, but in our pop culture. It's 2014 but that doesn't stop these actresses still being just as popular, which is good because they all were great!

Some of them on this list are plastered on posters, calendars, to even t-shirts! Who are these ladies? You'll see on the list, but for a hint, two of these ladies have the same last name. Another hint is all these ladies were fashion icons and one was even a Princess.

They were trailblazers for other actresses and they were known for their humanitarian work. Sometimes they were in the press for some unsavory publicity, but who isn't in Hollywood? What makes the actresses on this list, so important? Well you decide that after you look at the list.

So take a peek at this list and hopefully you will agree these actresses are iconic and that we just can't get enough of them!

Marilyn Monroe
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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe is beyond popular with the populous. She's seen on tee-shirts, posters, notebooks, purses, puzzles, and everything in between. Her quotes are used for Facebook statues and memes all over the web.

The sultry and fashionable late actress has her own Junior clothing line collection at Macys and has inspired other clothing lines. Her legacy is enduring and that's always good because she died too young.

If you either love or hate her, you have to admit she's still an iconic figure in our pop culture.

Some of her more popular movies are "Some Like It Hot," "How to Marry a Millionaire," and "The Prince and the Showgirl."

Katharine Hepburn
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Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn is iconic because of her humor and dramatic roles that she starred in. She also was a figurehead for women because she wasn't afraid to share her opinions both in her films or in real life. Many people called her a trailblazer for feminism.

Hepburn had a lasting career, she was in such films as "Bringing Up Baby," "The Philadelphia Story," "The Lion in the Winter," "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "Adam's Rib," and many others. She could make you laugh and she could make you cry.

What makes Katharine Hepburn an enduring figure is she did what she wanted and she did it well. She was witty, fun, and a force to be wrecking with.

So Katharine Hepburn is an unforgettable actress and many can agree her movies are timeless.

Here are just some great quotes from this movie icon:

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If you’re given a choice between money and sex appeal, take the money. As you get older, the money will become your sex appeal.

If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.

Enemies are so stimulating.

Grace Kelly
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Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly isn't only remembered for her movies, but she was a Princess after all. Most though can all agree, Kelly is still an fashion icon. When people ask who was the most styling and classier in the 50s? Grace Kelly should be on that list.

Grace Kelly acted in plenty of good movies, she has starred in some Hitchcock ones, "Mogambo," and a western favorite, "High Noon."

There are many factors of Kelly's popularity, her glamorous fashion sense, she was a Princess in Monaco, and her films.

She founded a place in the 60s that helped the special needs, she was the first actress to be put on an U.S. stamp, and there have been exhibits to commemorated her life and career.

Grace Kelly is still a favorite, even after like many icons her life was cut short. She was talented and beautiful actresses and person. So it's no wonder why many people still love Grace Kelly.

Audrey Hepburn
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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn is another one of those actresses that you see everywhere on tee-shirts and other objects. For good reason, she made a huge impact in cinema and for her humanitarian work.

"Breakfast and Tiffany's" no doubt is one of her famous movies. It's her iconic role that's for sure. She's been in other movies too that are loved too.

Like Marilyn Monroe and the other actresses on this list, she is another one that has her own Facebook pages, online memes, fan groups, etc.

Her fashion sense too is a favorite for fans to mimic.

Audrey Hepburn had a kind heart too, she did a lot of humanitarian work especially for the poor and children.

So Audrey is no doubt another popular figurehead that you see kid's wearing her face on their shirts and people quoted "Breakfast and Tiffany's."

Elizabeth Taylor
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Elizabeth Taylor

Just last year Liz Taylor has been in TV movies about her and well her stormy relationship with Richard Burton. She may be known for her stormy marriages but Elizabeth Taylor is also known for being a popular icon.

This lady started out as a child in the movies and worked up her way. She was in movies like "Giant," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "National Velvet," "Little Women," "The Taming of the Shrew," and the list goes on and on.

She knew how to act there was no doubt about that.

Elizabeth Taylor had her own perfume line and other things. She dressed classy and you could call her another fashion iconic.

Don't think there are many people out there who don't know her name, which is a good thing because her movies are always worth the watch.

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