Merle Oberon (born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson, 19 February 1911 – 23 November 1979) was an Anglo-Indian actress. She began her film career in British films as Anne Boleyn in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933). After her success in The Sca...rlet Pimpernel (1934), she travelled to the United States to make films for Samuel Goldwyn. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Dark Angel (1935). A traffic collision in 1937 caused facial injuries that could have ended her career, but she soon followed this with her most renowned performance in Wuthering Heights (1939).
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Born in Bombay, India. Had affairs with Maurice Chevalier. James Cagney, Richard Harris, Rex Harrison, Leslie Howard, Clark Gable, Darryl Zanuck, Davis Niven, Gary Cooper and Eddie Fisher.
British people of Māori descent
20th-century English actresses
20th-century American actresses
British film actresses
English film actresses
American film actresses
British emigrants to the United States
English people of Sri Lankan descent
American people of English descent
People of British India