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Carole Lombard

Actress | * 10/06/1908 († 33, 01/16/1942) | Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s. She was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s. She was the third wife of actor Clark Gable. Lombard was born into a wealthy family in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but was raised in Los Angeles by her single mother. At 12, she was recruited by the film director Allan Dwan and made her screen debut in A Perfect Crime (1921). Eager to become an actress, she signed a contract with the Fox Film Corporation at age 16, but mainly played bit parts. She was dropped by Fox after a car accident left a scar on her face. Lombard appeared in 15 short comedies for Mack Sennett between 1927 and 1929, and then began appearing in feature films such as High Voltage and The Racketeer. After a successful appearance in The Arizona Kid (1930), she was signed to a contract with Paramount Pictures. Paramount quickly began casting Lombard as a lead... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Carole Lombard

Academy Award for Best Actress

Movies with Carole Lombard as Actress(67)

as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as Herself (archive footage)1943 Show-Business at War
as Maria Tura1942 To Be or Not to Be
as Ann1941 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
as Amy Peters1940 They Knew What They Wanted
as Anne Lee1940 Vigil in the Night
as Jane Mason1939 Made for Each Other
as Julie Eden1939 In Name Only
as herself1938 Breakdowns of 1938
as Kay Winters1938 Fools for Scandal
as Maggie King1937 Swing High, Swing Low
as Hazel Flagg1937 Nothing Sacred
as Helen Bartlett1937 True Confession
as Princess Olga / Wanda Nash1936 The Princess Comes Across
as Kay Colby1936 Love Before Breakfast
as Irene Bullock1936 My Man Godfrey
as Diana Harrison1935 Rumba
as Regi Allen1935 Hands Across the Table
as Lily Garland, formerly Mildred Plotka1934 Twentieth Century
as Doris Worthington1934 We're Not Dressing
as Alabam Lee1934 Lady by Choice
as Helen Hathaway1934 Bolero
as Mary Magiz1934 The Gay Bride
as Toni Carstairs Day1934 Now and Forever
as Roma Courtney1933 Supernatural
as Judith Denning1933 White Woman
as Abby Fane Deane1933 Brief Moment
as The Beautiful Lady1933 The Eagle and the Hawk
as Colly Tanner1933 From Hell to Heaven
as Penelope 'Nep' Newbold1932 No One Man
as Doris Blake1932 Sinners in the Sun
as Mae1932 Virtue
as Annie Holt1932 No More Orchids
as Connie Randall1932 No Man of Her Own
as Mary Kendall1931 Man of the World
as Rachel Fendley1931 Ladies' Man
as Kay Dowling1931 I Take This Woman
as Mary Grayson1931 It Pays to Advertise
as Anne Merrick1931 Up Pops the Devil
as Alice O'Neil1930 Fast and Loose
as Pauline1930 Safety in Numbers
as Virginia Hoyt1930 The Arizona Kid
as Billie1929 High Voltage
as Rhoda Philbrooke1929 The Racketeer
as Phyllis (as Carol Lombard)1929 Matchmaking Mamma
as Margaret Banks1929 Big News
as Clarence's Wife1928 Smith's Army Life
as Carole (as Carol Lombard)1928 The Campus Vamp
as Peggy - Telephone Operator1928 His Unlucky Night
as Carole1928 The Campus Carmen
as Norma Nurmi1928 Run, Girl, Run
as Another Dame (as Carol Lombard)1928 Power
as Flirty Blonde Salesgirl (uncredited)1927 My Best Girl
as Lillian Saunders1927 Smith's Pony
as (unconfirmed)1927 The Fighting Eagle
as Slave Girl (uncredited)1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
as Ellen Boyd1925 Durand of the Bad Lands
as Showgirl1925 Pretty Ladies

Additional Information

Full Name: Carole Lombard
Born: 10/06/1908 in Fort Wayne
Died: 01/16/1942 in Nevada (aged: 33)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: Fairfax High School
Spouses (current/former): William Powell, Clark Gable
Other names for Carole Lombard (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Кэрол Ломбард"
"Carol Lombard"
"Jane Peters"
"Jane Alice Peters"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:200219, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019