Clark Gable

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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, often regarded 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.

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Filmography

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Selected Clark Gable film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1960
Michael Hamilton

1959
Russell 'Russ' Ward

1958
Cmdr. 'Rich' Richardson

1958
Teacher's Pet (1958)
James Gannon, James Gallangher

1957
Hamish Bond

1956
Dan Kehoe

1955
Hank Lee

1955
The Tall Men (1955)
Colonel Ben Allison

1954
Betrayed (1954)
Col. Pieter Deventer

1953
Mogambo (1953)

1953
Philip Sutherland

1952
Lone Star (1952)
Devereaux Burke

1951
Flint Mitchell

1951
Clark Gable

1950
Steve Fisk

1950
Mike Brannan

1949
Charley Enley Kyng

1948
Brig. Gen. K.C. 'Casey' Dennis

1948
Homecoming (1948)
Col. Ulysses Delby 'Lee' Johnson

1947
The Hucksters (1947)
Victor Albee Norman

1945
Adventure (1945)
Harry Patterson

1942
Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis

1941
Honky Tonk (1941)
'Candy' Johnson

1941
Gerald Meldrick

1940
Boom Town (1940)
Big John McMasters

1940
Comrade X (1940)
McKinley B. Thompson

1940
Strange Cargo (1940)
Verne

1939
Harry Van

1938
Test Pilot (1938)
Jim

1938
Chris Hunter

1937
Parnell (1937)
Parnell

1937
Saratoga (1937)
Duke Bradley

1936
Larry Cain

1936
Michael Anthony

1936
San Francisco (1936)
Blackie Norton

1936
Van

1935
James 'Jim' Branch

1935
China Seas (1935)
Alan Gaskell

1935
Christian

1935
Jack Thornton

1934
Chained (1934)
Michael 'Mike' Bradley

1934
Jeff Williams

1934
Peter

1934
Blackie Gallagher

1934
Men in White (1934)
Dr. Ferguson

1933
Dancing Lady (1933)
Patch Gallagher

1933
Hold Your Man (1933)
Eddie

1933
Night Flight (1933)
Jules Fabian

1933
Giovanni Severi

1932
Babe Stewart

1932
Rev. John Hartley

1932
Red Dust (1932)
Dennis Carson

1932
Ned Darrell

1931
A Free Soul (1931)
Ace Wilfong

1931
Jake Luva

1931
Hell Divers (1931)
Steve

1931
Carl Loomis

1931
Night Nurse (1931)
Nick

1931
Possessed (1931)
Mark Whitney

1931
Warren 'Rid' Riddell

1931
Rodney Spencer

1931
Nick

1931
Louis J. Blanco

1931
Reporter with hat at table in the prison.

1931
Rance Brett

1931
Carl

1930
Extra

1926
Extra

1926
Townsman Standing at Bar in Saloon

1925
Roman Guard

1925
Ballroom Dancer

1925
Athlete

1925
North Star
Archie West

1925
Declassée (1925)
Extra

1925
The Pacemakers (Short Film)
Bit Role

1925
The Merry Kiddo (Short Film)
Bit Role

1925
What Price Gloria? (Short Film)
Bit Role

1924
Soldier in Czarina's guard

1924
White Man (1924)
Lady Andrea's Brother

1923
Minor Role

Soundtrack Credits

1974
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1947
The Hucksters (1947)
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1940
Boom Town (1940)
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1940
Comrade X (1940)
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1939
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1938
Test Pilot (1938)
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1937
Saratoga (1937)
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1936
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1936
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1934
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Quotes

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List of Clark Gable quotes.

“It was a perfect thing. I never expect to find it again.” (on his marriage to Carole Lombard)


( About His Wife Carole Lombard ) “Yes, I’ve been known to like ladies...and I do. But with her, it’s different. Everything about her is different than with any other gal.”


(On rumors he was dull in bed) I can't emote worth a damn.


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Magazine Covers

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Magazine issues featuring Clark Gable on the cover.
  • Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert - Arka Pencere Magazine Cover [Turkey] (6 December 2013)
  • Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable - Empire Magazine Cover [United Kingdom] (7 November 2008)
  • Clark Gable, Doris Day, Diahann Carroll - Movie Life Magazine Cover [United States] (April 1969)
  • Clark Gable - Hollywood Magazine [United States] (December 1941)
  • Clark Gable - AMC Magazine [United States] (September 1993)
  • Clark Gable - Now Playing Magazine [United States] (November 2004)

Pictorials

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List of Clark Gable magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Clark Gable - Jeunesse Cinéma Magazine [France] (July 1965)
  • Clark Gable - Cine Revue Magazine [Belgium] (22 February 1968)
  • Audrey Hepburn - People Magazine [United States] (8 May 1995)
  • Cary Grant - Playboy Magazine [United States] (November 1965)

Dating History

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List of Clark Gable relationships, in date order.

Albums

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List of albums by Clark Gable, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Clark Gable.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Putin' on the Ritz 1,094,195
Putting on the Ritz 1,024,064
Action 876,889
It Happened One Night (Part One) (feat. Claudette Colbert) 2011 1,426,697
Red Dust 1,317,828
Puttin' On the Ritz 1,251,584
Postal Service remix -
I've Got My Eyes On You (From "Broadway Melody of 1940") 1,426,702
The Postal Service 1,426,698
It Happened One Night (Part Two) (feat. Claudette Colbert) 2011 1,317,829
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Clark Gable songs.


First NameClark
Last NameGable
Full Name at BirthWilliam Clark Gable
Other Names`The King of Hollywood`
`Gabe`
`Pa`
Age59 (age at death)
Date of BirthFebruary 1, 1901
BirthplaceCadiz, Ohio, USA
Date of DeathNovember 16, 1960
Location of DeathLos Angeles, California, USA
Cause of DeathHeart Failure
Height6' 1" (185 cm)
BuildAverage
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorBrown - Dark
Distinctive FeaturesDistinctive, Powerful voice.
Pencil Thin Mustache.
Star SignAquarius
SexualityStraight
ReligionRoman Catholic
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Occupation CategoryActor
Claim to FameGone With the Wind
Music GenreStage & Screen
Official Websiteclassicmoviefavorites.com
cinemaclassic.free.fr
tcmdb.com
findagrave.com
judy--lewis.com
FatherWilliam Henry Gable
MotherAdeline Hershelman
Other Family MembersJudy Lewis (daughter)
John Clark Gable (son)
FriendsWilliam Wellman, Spencer Tracy, Ward Bond, Andy Devine, Victor Fleming, Keenan Wynn, Joan Crawford, Howard Hawks, William Faulkner, Ava Gardner, Shug Keeler, David Niven, William Powell, James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Lucille Ball, Cedric Gibbons, Dolores Del Rio, Hattie McDaniel, Eugene Pallette, Harry Fleishman, Andrew McIntyre, Robert Wagner, Jane Russell, Art Rooney, William Holden, Jean Harlow, Ronald Colman, Benita Hume, Franchot Tone, Ross Alexander
Favorite PeopleWilliam Shakespeare (Author)
Favorite FoodsChicken And Dumplings
Bratwurst And Sauerkraut
Baked Beans
Steak
Raw Onion
Peppermints
Chocolate Cake

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