Actress Merle Oberon looking immensely beautiful, circa 1940.

Actress Merle Oberon born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson Liked her in "Wuthering Heights" and "The Scarlet Pimpernel" just to name a couple.

MERLE OBERON  (1911 - 1979)   The Scarlet Pimpernel (1936), Wuthering Heights (1939), A Song to Remember (1945), Desirée (1954), Hotel (1967).

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

But new records show her father was in fact a railway engineer from Darlington - who had Merle by the daughter of his then-girlfriend.

Merle Oberon (aka Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson) (1911 - 1979) India/American Actress - "Requiescant in pace"

Merle Oberon

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

British / American actress, Merle Oberon photo, by George Hurrell, I believe that she was one of the most beautiful actresses, ever; and reminds me here of a flawless Madonna! She hid her Indian / Welsh roots for fear of being typecast by the studios.

Laurence Olivier & the beautiful Merle Oberon playing Heathcliff and Cathy in Wuthering Heights (1939.) The wonderful David Niven also starred in this movie. A classic.

Wuthering Heights (1939

Wuthering Heights Movie: Excellent Merle Oberon but hammy Laurence Olivier in Samuel Goldwyn 1939 Best Picture Oscar nominee from Emily Brontë novel

Merle Oberon - star of Wuthering Heights, 1939

Merle Oberon in Wuthering Heights, a 1939 American black-and-white film directed by William Wyler and produced by Samuel Goldwyn