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Oberon, Merle [real name Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson]locked

(1911–1979)
  • Clive Barker

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Oberon, Merle [real name Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson] (1911–1979), actress, was born in Bombay, India, on 19 February 1911; she was baptized on 16 March at Emmanuel Church, Gorpori, Bombay, the daughter of Arthur Thompson, a British-born railway engineer, and his Ceylonese wife, Constance (...

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