Person:Clark Gable (1)

William Clark Gable
d.16 Nov 1960
m. ABT 1900
  1. William Clark Gable1901 - 1960
m. 13 DEC 1924
m. 19 JUN 1931
  1. Judith Young1935 - 2011
m. 29 Mar 1939
m. 11 JUL 1955
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
Reference Number? Q71243?
Marriage 13 DEC 1924 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Californiato Josephine Dillon
Divorce 01 APR 1930 from Josephine Dillon
Marriage 19 JUN 1931 Santa Ana, Orange County, Californiato Maria Franklin [Ria Langham]
Other 1935 Brief affair
with Gretchen Michaela (Loretta) Young
Divorce 04 MAR 1939 from Maria Franklin [Ria Langham]
Marriage 29 Mar 1939 Kingman, Mohave, Arizona, United Statesto Carole Lombard
Marriage 11 JUL 1955 Minden, Douglas County, Nevadato Kathleen Gretchen "Kay" Williams
Death[1] 16 Nov 1960
Other 16 NOV 1960 Death of Clark GableDeath of one spouse
with Kathleen Gretchen "Kay" Williams
Burial[1] Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angles, California, United States


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Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King". 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] Gable found further success commercially and critically with films like Red Dust (1932), Manhattan Melodrama (1934), San Francisco (1936), Saratoga (1937) Boom Town (1940), The Hucksters (1947) Homecoming (1948) and The Misfits (1961) which was his final screen appearance.

Gable appeared opposite some of the most popular actresses of the time: Joan Crawford, who was his favorite actress to work with, 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). Gable is considered one of the most consistent box-office performers in history, appearing on Quigley Publishing's annual Top Ten Money Making Stars Poll sixteen times. He was named the seventh greatest male American screen legend by the American Film Institute.[1]

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