(1/20/41) Radio: Appeared (as "Mary Smith") in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "The Cowboy and the Lady".
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
3 Articles |
9 Magazine Cover Photos |
Queenie O'Brien | Queenie Thompson
5' 2" (1.57 m)
Did You Know?
Even when I was single, I owned homes and gardens. I buy beauty when other women buy jewels. Land is security to me. I need gardens that are mine to walk on.
Because of facial scars the actress sustained in a London car crash in 1937, her future husband, cinematographer Lucien Ballard
, designed a compact spotlight that he coined the "Obie" (Oberon's nickname). Mounted on the side of the camera, the device lights the subject head on, thus reducing the incidence of unflattering facial lines and shadows.