February 19, 1911
November 23, 1979
5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm
33-24-33 in | 84-61-84 cm
48 kg | 106 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Merle Oberon was born in Mumbai, India, on February 19, 1911, was a British actress.
Young Merle Oberon first started performing with the Calcutta Amateur Dramatic Society.
She made her big screen debut in silent drama film The Three Passions (1928) in uncredited role as Bit Part.
She got her television debut in comedy drama musical series The Best of Broadway (1954) in episode "The Man Who Came to Dinner", in role as Maggie Cutler.
Merle's breakthrough performance came as Anne Boleyn - The Second Wife in historical drama film The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933).
How tall was Merle Oberon and what was her weight? Merle Oberon's height was 5' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 157.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 106 іn pоunds or 48 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Merle Oberon body measurements was bust-waist-hip 33-24-33 in inches or 84-61-84 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 32B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Kitty Vane in melodrama film The Dark Angel (1935).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (February) for her role as Mary Smith in Western romantic comedy movie The Cowboy and the Lady (1939).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (June) for her role as Cathy in romantic period drama film Wuthering Heights (1939).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (November) for her role as Lydia MacMillan in drama film Lydia (1941).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (April) for her role as Kitty Langley in horror movie The Lodger (1944).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (January) for her role as Karin Touzac in drama film This Love of Ours (1945).
These Three (1936) drama as Karen Wright
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) adventure as Lady Blakeney
Beloved Enemy (1936) drama as Lady Helen Drummond
The Divorce of Lady X (1938) romantic comedy as Leslie
That Uncertain Feeling (1941) comedy as Jill Baker
Dark Waters (1944) Gothic noir as Leslie Calvin
Night Song (1947) drama as Cathy
Berlin Express (1948) drama as Lucienne
Désirée (1954) historical romance as Empress Josephine
She played various characters in CBS adventure series Assignment Foreign Legion (1956-1957) in 25 episodes.
She starred in anthology series Four Star Playhouse in episodes: Sound Off, My Love (1953) as Martha, Love at Sea (1953) as Margot Sterling and The Frightened Woman (1955) as Carol.
Attended La Martiniere Calcutta for Girls in Calcutta, India.
Had English, Irish, Indian and Māori ancestry.
Had younger half-sister, Edna and three younger half-brothers: Douglas, Harry, Stanislaus.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6274 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.
Merle died on November 23, 1979, Malibu, California, United States, at the age of 68.
She was married to:
Robert Wolders (1975-1979)
Bruno Pagliai (1957-1973) they had two adopted children, Francesca and Bruno Jr.
Lucien Ballard (1945-1949)
Alexander Korda (1939-1945)
She dated Rod Taylor (1966), Steve Cochran (1963), Richard Rush (1963), Rex Ross (1955), Paul Henreid (1951), David Beatty (1950), Giorgio Cini (1948-1949), Robert Ryan (1947), Turhan Bey (1945), Ronald Colman (1942), Richard Hillary (1941), Richard Harris (1941-1955), Rex Harrison (1939-1941), George Brent (1939), Gary Cooper (1938), Miles Mander (1938), Clark Gable (1936-1938), Brian Aherne (1936), Leslie Howard (1934-1935), Darryl F. Zanuck (1934), Robert Donat (1932-1933), Maurice Chevalier (1931-1932), Prince Aly Khan (1930-1934) and David Niven (1930).