Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson
Born: 19 February 1911
Bombay, British India
Best known for her role as Cathy in the 1939 classic
"Wuthering Heights". Married movie mogul Alexander Korda in 1939, good
Merle was not from Australia, she was born in India but felt it too shameful to say so, instead saying she was Tasmanian, thinking it sounded exotic.