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Merle Oberon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Merle Oberon (18 February 1911  – 23 November 1979) was an Indian-born British actress. She began her film career in British films, and a prominent role, as Anne Boleyn in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), brought her attention. Leading roles in such films as The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) advanced her career, and 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 role, as "Cathy" in Wuthering Heights (1939). Her career continued until the end of the 1940s when it declined and her acting performances over the following years were relatively few. Description above from the Wikipedia article Merle Oberon, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 19, 1911 In Bombay (now Mumbai), British India
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the movie The Three Passions 1928-12-02
Latest Project:
Movie Interval 1973-06-15
Known For
Poster of Hotel
Poster of 24 Hours of a Woman's Life
Poster of Wuthering Heights
Poster of The Broken Melody
Filmography
Movie Interval Serena Moore 1973-06-15
Movie The Epic That Never Was Herself 1967-04-22
Movie Hotel The Duchess Caroline 1967-01-19
Movie The Oscar Herself 1966-03-04
Movie Of Love and Desire Katherine Beckmann 1963-09-11
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961-09-17
Series Assignment Foreign Legion 1956-09-21
Movie The Price of Fear Jessica Warren 1956-03-13
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Movie Deep in My Heart Dorothy Donnelly 1954-12-24
Movie Désirée Empress Josephine 1954-11-16
Movie Todo es posible en Granada Margaret Faulson 1954-01-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie Dans la vie tout s'arrange Elizabeth Rockwell 1952-08-01
Movie 24 Hours of a Woman's Life Linda Venning 1952-09-10
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie Berlin Express Lucienne 1948-05-01
Movie Night Song Cathy Mallory 1947-11-10
Movie Temptation Ruby 1946-12-02
Movie Night in Paradise Delarai 1946-05-03
Movie This Love of Ours Karin Touzac 1945-11-02
Movie A Song to Remember George Sand 1945-01-19
Movie Dark Waters Leslie Calvin 1944-11-21
Movie The Lodger Kitty Langley 1944-01-19
Movie Forever and a Day Marjorie Ismay 1943-01-21
Movie First Comes Courage Nicole Larsen 1943-07-29
Movie Stage Door Canteen Herself 1943-06-24
Movie Affectionately Yours Sue Mayberry 1941-05-10
Movie That Uncertain Feeling Jill Baker 1941-04-20
Movie Lydia Lydia MacMillan 1941-01-01
Movie 'Til We Meet Again Joan Ames 1940-04-20
Movie The Lion Has Wings Mrs. Richardson 1939-11-03
Movie Over the Moon Jane Benson 1939-10-12
Movie Wuthering Heights Cathy 1939-04-13
Movie The Cowboy and the Lady Mary Smith 1938-11-17
Movie The Divorce of Lady X Leslie Steele / Lady Claire Mere 1938-01-15
Movie Beloved Enemy Helen Drummond 1936-12-25
Movie These Three Karen Wright 1936-03-18
Movie Folies Bergère de Paris Baroness Genevieve Cassini 1935-02-22
Movie The Dark Angel Kitty Vane 1935-09-08
Movie The Scarlet Pimpernel Lady Blakeney 1934-12-23
Movie The Broken Melody 1934-12-02
Movie The Battle Marquise Yorisaka 1934-11-22
Movie The Private Life of Don Juan Antonita, a Dancer of Passionate Temperament 1934-01-01
Movie The Private Life of Henry VIII Anne Boleyn 1933-08-17
Movie For the Love of Mike Bit Part 1932-12-01
Movie Service for Ladies Undetermined Minor Role 1932-06-20
Movie Aren't We All? Bit Part 1932-03-17
Movie Wedding Rehearsal Miss Hutchinson 1932-01-10
Movie Fascination Flower Seller 1931-07-14
Movie Never Trouble Trouble Minor Role 1931-06-05
Movie A Warm Corner Bit Part 1930-09-29
Movie The Three Passions Bit Part 1928-12-02