Who was Anna Nicole Smith from the Netflix documentary?

"Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me" is a Netflix documentary exploring the life, death, and secrets of the iconic model & actress. Through unseen footage & interviews, it reveals her rise to fame, controversial relationships, personal struggles & tragic end.

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"Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me" is a new Netflix documentary exploring the life of model and actress Anna Nicole Smith, aiming for a humanizing portrayal.

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Directed by Ursula Macfarlane and produced by Alexandra Lacey, the documentary includes never-before-seen footage, home movies, and interviews with key figures who knew Anna.

Who was she?

Anna Nicole Smith, born as Vickie Lynn Hogan on November 28, 1967, in Houston, Texas, had a life filled with highs, lows, controversies, and tragedies.

Life before modelling

She had a challenging upbringing & dropped out of high school. Her modeling career began when a photographer noticed her at a local beauty contest in 1991.

Launch to fame

Her appearances in Playboy magazine, including becoming the Playmate of the Month in May 1992, launched her to fame and opened doors in the entertainment industry.

The face of Playboy

She became a popular figure within the Playboy brand, appeared on covers and in numerous Playboy pictorials, and became the face of Guess Jeans.

Controversial marriage

Anna's marriage to J. Howard Marshall II, a billionaire oil tycoon over six decades her senior, attracted media scrutiny. A legal battle over Marshall's estate followed his passing.

Reality TV show

Anna entered reality television with her own show, "The Anna Nicole Show," in 2002, providing an intimate glimpse into her life and raising her public profile.

A young death

Anna faced personal tragedies, such as her son's drug overdose in 2006 & her own substance abuse, weight fluctuations & legal battles. She passed away at 39 in 2007 from an accidental drug overdose.

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