Merle Oberon, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Merle Oberon

British actress

Date of Birth: 19-Feb-1911

Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 23-Nov-1979

Profession: actor, film actor

Nationality: United States, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Merle Oberon

  • 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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