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Merle Oberon

Actress | * 02/19/1911 († 68, 11/23/1979) | Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India [now Mumbai, Maharashtra, India]
Merle Oberon (born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson; 19 February 1911 – 23 November 1979) was a Eurasian actress who began her film career in British films as Anne Boleyn in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933). After her success in The Scarlet 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 recovered and remained active in film and television until 1973. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Merle Oberon

Academy Award for Best Actress

Movies with Merle Oberon as Actress(55)

as Serena Moore1973 Interval
as The Duchess Caroline1967 Hotel
as herself1966 The Oscar
as Katherine Beckmann1963 Of Love and Desire
as Jessica Warren1956 The Price of Fear
as Margaret Faulson1954 All Is Possible In Granada
as Dorothy Donnelly1954 Deep in My Heart
as Empress Josephine1954 Désirée
as Elizabeth Rockwell1952 Pardon My French
as Linda Venning1952 24 Hours of a Woman's Life
as Elizabeth Rockwell1951 Pardon My French
as Lucienne1948 Berlin Express
as Cathy Mallory1947 Night Song
as Delarai1946 Night in Paradise
as Ruby1946 Temptation
as George Sand1945 A Song to Remember
as Karin Touzac1945 This Love of Ours
as Leslie Calvin1944 Dark Waters
as Kitty Langley1944 The Lodger
as herself1943 Stage Door Canteen
as Marjorie Ismay1943 Forever and a Day
as Nicole Larsen1943 First Comes Courage
as Lydia MacMillan1941 Lydia
as Sue Mayberry1941 Affectionately Yours
as Jill Baker1941 That Uncertain Feeling
as Joan Ames1940 'Til We Meet Again
as herself1940 Breakdowns of 1940
as Mrs. Richardson1939 The Lion Has Wings
as Jane Benson1939 Over the Moon
as Cathy1939 Wuthering Heights
as Leslie Steele / Lady Claire Mere1938 The Divorce of Lady X
as Mary Smith1938 The Cowboy and the Lady
as Karen Wright1936 These Three
as Helen Drummond1936 Beloved Enemy
as Baroness Genevieve Cassini1935 Folies Bergère de Paris
as Kitty Vane1935 The Dark Angel
as Antonita, a Dancer of Passionate Temperament1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
as Marquise Yorisaka1934 The Battle
as Lady Blakeney1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
as Bit Part1932 For the Love of Mike
as (uncredited)1932 Ebb Tide
as Bit Part1932 Aren't We All?
as Ysobel d'Aunay1932 Men of Tomorrow
as Miss Hutchinson1932 Wedding Rehearsal
as Undetermined Minor Role1932 Service for Ladies
as Minor Role1931 Never Trouble Trouble
as Flower Seller1931 Fascination
as Bit Part1930 A Warm Corner
as Bit Part1928 The Three Passions

TV Shows/Series with Merle Oberon as Actress(7)

Additional Information

Full Name: Merle Oberon
Born: 02/19/1911 in Mumbai
Died: 11/23/1979 in Malibu (aged: 68)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Spouses (current/former): Lucien Ballard, Robert Wolders, Alexander Korda
Other names for Merle Oberon (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Queenie Thompson"
"Queenie O'Brien"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2877, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019