meganmonroes: “ “Merle Oberon in 1943. ” ”

meganmonroes: “ “Merle Oberon in 1943. ” ”

Actress Merle Oberon looking immensely beautiful, circa 1940.

Actress Merle Oberon looking immensely beautiful, circa 1940.

Merle Oberon by Cecil Beaton

Merle Oberon by Cecil Beaton

MERLE OBERON (1911-1979) was an Angloindian actress. Her first major role was as Anne Boleyn in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), where he worked with Charles Laughton. In 1934, she starred with Leslie Howard, The Scarlet Pimpernel. In 1935, she starred Angel in Darkness, the film that earned her an Academy Award nomination. In 1939, she was Cathy in the film Wuthering Heights with Laurence Olivier. In 1954 she was the Empress Josephine in the film Desirée with Marlon Brando, as…

Wuthering Heights actress's secret: Her sister was actually her mother

MERLE OBERON (1911-1979) was an Angloindian actress. Her first major role was as Anne Boleyn in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), where he worked with Charles Laughton. In 1934, she starred with Leslie Howard, The Scarlet Pimpernel. In 1935, she starred Angel in Darkness, the film that earned her an Academy Award nomination. In 1939, she was Cathy in the film Wuthering Heights with Laurence Olivier. In 1954 she was the Empress Josephine in the film Desirée with Marlon Brando, as…

Merle Oberon (Estelle Merle Thompson).   Anglo Indian actress, but only admitted her Indian heritage a year before she died on 23rd Nov 1979 (aged 68).  Loved her in Wuthering heights.

Merle Oberon (Estelle Merle Thompson). Anglo Indian actress, but only admitted her Indian heritage a year before she died on 23rd Nov 1979 (aged 68). Loved her in Wuthering heights.

Merle Oberon, ca. 1935. Her father was British (Welsh) and her mother was Indian. Throughout her career, (as those were different days), Merle would sadly, try to conceal her Indian [heritage]; even going to the point of saying she was born in Tasmania instead of India; and telling house guests that her mother was her maid. ~unknown

Merle Oberon, ca. 1935. Her father was British (Welsh) and her mother was Indian. Throughout her career, (as those were different days), Merle would sadly, try to conceal her Indian [heritage]; even going to the point of saying she was born in Tasmania instead of India; and telling house guests that her mother was her maid. ~unknown

Merle Oberon by George Hurrell, 1930s. ~ ~ Such a Beauty,  My Mother Said She Was Gorgeous! ~

Merle Oberon by George Hurrell, 1930s. ~ ~ Such a Beauty, My Mother Said She Was Gorgeous! ~

Wuthering Heights actress's secret: Her sister was actually her mother

Wuthering Heights actress's secret: Her sister was actually her mother

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Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier in Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights (1939

Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier in Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights, Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, 1939 Prints

Wuthering Heights, Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, 1939 Prints

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