Person:Clark Gable (1)

William Clark Gable
d.16 Nov 1960
  1. William Clark Gable1901 - 1960
m. 29 Mar 1939
Facts and Events
Name William Clark Gable
Alt Name Clark Gable
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 1 Feb 1901 Cadiz, Harrison, Ohio, United States
Census[4] 1910 Green, Harrison, Ohio, United Stateswith father and stepmother
Marriage 29 Mar 1939 Kingman, Mohave, Arizona, United Statesto Carole Lombard
Death[1] 16 Nov 1960
Burial[1] Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angles, California, United States

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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor. Gable began his career as a stage actor and appeared as an extra in silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for MGM in 1931. The next year he landed his first leading Hollywood role and became a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures over the next three decades.

Gable was arguably best known for his role as Rhett Butler in the epic Gone with the Wind (1939), for which he received his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was also nominated for leading roles in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), and he won for It Happened One Night (1934).[1] His other films include Manhattan Melodrama (1934) and The Misfits (1961).

Gable appeared opposite some of the most popular actresses of the time. Joan Crawford, who was his favorite actress to work with,[2] was partnered with Gable in eight films; Myrna Loy worked with him seven times, and he was paired with Jean Harlow in six productions. He also starred with Lana Turner in four features, and with Norma Shearer and Ava Gardner in three each. Gable's final film, The Misfits (1961), united him with Marilyn Monroe (also in her last screen appearance). He was named the seventh greatest male actor of all time by the American Film Institute.[1]

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  3. Clark Gable, in Ohio History Central.
  4. Harrison, Ohio, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 80, sheet 1A.