Merle Oberon

1911 - 1979

Merle Oberon

Merle Oberon (born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson; 19 February 1911 – 23 November 1979) was a British 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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Merle Oberon has received more than 2,017,040 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,910th most popular actor.

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Among actors, Merle Oberon ranks 1,884 out of 8,832Before her are Marion Lorne, Amber Heard, Karl Valentin, Frances de la Tour, Sarah Paulson, and Jack Klugman. After her are Stefanie Powers, Leonid Kanevsky, Léa Seydoux, Marie Trintignant, Rocío Dúrcal, and Stephen Baldwin.

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Among people born in 1911, Merle Oberon ranks 120Before her are Hervé Bazin, Grote Reber, Shiing-Shen Chern, Otakar Vávra, Paul Augustin Mayer, and E. F. Schumacher. After her are Mary Blair, Leah Goldberg, Carl Keenan Seyfert, Lee Falk, Nello Pagani, and George Seaton. Among people deceased in 1979, Merle Oberon ranks 92Before her are Preguinho, José María Velasco Ibarra, Arno Schmidt, Ita Rina, Vsevolod Bobrov, and Helmut Hasse. After her are Ján Kadár, Jean Rhys, Georges Florovsky, István Örkény, Vagif Mustafazadeh, and Jayaprakash Narayan.

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In India

Among people born in India, Merle Oberon ranks 281 out of 848Before her are Rajesh Khanna (1942), Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), Nirmala Srivastava (1923), Jacques Lauriston (1768), Sushma Swaraj (1952), and Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (1921). After her are Akbar II (1760), Vallabha (1479), Vichitravirya (null), Zakir Naik (1965), Shankar Dayal Sharma (1918), and Dashrath Manjhi (1934).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Merle Oberon ranks 22Before her are Madhubala (1933), Shashi Kapoor (1938), Joanna Lumley (1946), Shilpa Shetty (1975), Aishwarya Rai (1973), and Rajesh Khanna (1942). After her are Sridevi (1963), Girish Karnad (1938), Kajol (1974), Shammi Kapoor (1931), Vidya Balan (1979), and Anil Kapoor (1956).