Carole Lombard

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Alice Jane Peters
  • Birth Place: Fort Wayne, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/06/1908, Libra
  • Date of Death: 01/16/1942
  • Profession: Actor
User Rating: (4 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Carole Lombard Fast Facts:
  • Discovered at age 12 by silent-film director Allen Dwan while playing baseball with neighborhood children.
  • Had a facial scar from a 1925 car accident.
  • Remained good friends with ex-husband William Powell after their divorce; they starred together in 1936's My Man Godfrey.
  • Nicknamed "the Profane Angel" because of her penchant for swearing.
  • Sold war bonds during World War II, and died in a plane crash (along with her mother) in 1942 on her way home from a campaign; President Roosevelt publicly eulogized her and posthumously awarded her the Medal of Freedom. 
  • Her last film, To Be or Not to Be, was released after her death.
  • Carole Lombard Relationships:
  • Frederic Peters Jr. - Brother
  • Clark Gable - Husband
  • Russ Columbo - Ex-significant Other
  • Stuart Peters - Brother
  • William Powell - Ex-husband
  • Elizabeth 'Bessie' Peters - Mother
  • Frederic Peters - Father
  • Robert Riskin - Ex-significant Other
  • Carole Lombard Awards:
  • 1936 Oscar: Best Actress - Nominee

Shop

Carole Lombard: In the Thirties Dvd Collection
Buy Carole Lombard: In the Thirties Dvd Collection from Amazon.com
From Turner Classics Mod (DVD)
Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your credit card will not be charged until we ship the item.
Buy New: $35.99 (as of 12/17/14 4:49 PM EST - more info)
American Legends: The Life of Carole Lombard
Buy American Legends: The Life of Carole Lombard from Amazon.com
From CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Paperback)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $3.72 (as of 12/17/14 4:49 PM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular