Known as Mickey.
Date of birth : November 16, 1920, New York City.
Date of death : December 13, 1999, Beverly Hills, California.
Marilyn's lawyer since 1962 (previously, the MCA represented her).
He worked at the Gang, Tyre and Brown practice, which ensured the defense of the show business personalities in front of the House Un American Activities Commitee.
Graduated from Harvard University.
Married to Elisabeth Greenschpoon, he was Dr Greenson's brother-in-law.
He dealt with other personalities cases, including Frank Sinatra :.
The biographers disagree about the date he took office next to Marilyn. Some say that he met her throught Greenson, others think that it was through Sinatra.
He was one of those who would have taken place the evening of Marilyn's death.
According to some versions, he received, on
According to some versions, he received, onAugust 4, 1962, around 8.00 PM, a call from Peter Lawford, worried about Marilyn's thick voice, on the phone.
In his turn, he called Eunice Murray to question her. He confided to Donald Spoto that Eunice Murray put down the receiver, went to check then came back and told him that Marilyn was doing well, but he didn't feel that she had really checked.
The rest of the story depends on whether a suicide or a murder is considered.
- Rudin and Greenson left to Marilyn's house and found her dead at midnight.
- Rudin received (even before his brother-in-law's one) a call announcing him that Marilyn was dead.
- he arrived on the scene after the police.