Merle Oberon 1934...A classic beauty. She won the Oscar in 1939 for role as best female actress in Wuthering Heights. With Lawrence Olivier...a story of true love that never dies.

Merle Oberon 1934...A classic beauty. She won the Oscar in 1939 for role as best female actress in Wuthering Heights. With Lawrence Olivier...a story of true love that never dies.

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 (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…

"I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!” - Heathcliff, Wuthering Heights

"I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!” - Heathcliff, Wuthering Heights

Merle Oberon- first Asian (Anglo-Indian) woman to be nominated for an Oscar for her role as Kitty Vane in Dark Angel in 1935.

Merle Oberon- first Asian (Anglo-Indian) woman to be nominated for an Oscar for her role as Kitty Vane in Dark Angel in 1935.

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