Clark Gable

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  • Birth Name: William Clark Gable
  • Birth Place: Cadiz, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/01/1901, Aquarius
  • Date of Death: 11/16/1960
  • Profession: Actor
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Clark Gable Fast Facts:
  • Became known as the "King of Hollywood," because of his status as the most bankable male star of the 1930s.
  • In 1942, enlisted in the Army Air Corps. Reportedly, Adolf Hitler was a fan and offered a sizable reward to any German soldier who could capture Gable alive.
  • Played the same role in 1923's Red Dust and its remake Mogambo in 1953.
  • Was featured on a commemorative U.S. postal stamp in 1990.
  • Interred in the same shrine as Carole Lombard in Glendale, CA.
  • Cartoon character Bugs Bunny's signature pose while eating a carrot was said to be inspired by Gable in a scene from It Happened One Night.
  • Clark Gable Relationships:
  • John Clark Gable - Son
  • Carole Lombard - Wife (deceased)
  • Josephine Dillon - Ex-wife
  • Maria Langham - Ex-wife
  • William Gable - Father
  • Kathleen Williams - Wife
  • Loretta Young - Ex-significant Other
  • Adeline Gable - Mother
  • Silvia Ashley - Ex-wife
  • Judy Lewis - Daughter
  • Clark Gable Awards:
  • 1960 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1959 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1934 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1935 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee

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