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Clark Gable

Actor | * 02/01/1901 († 59, 11/16/1960) | Cadiz, Ohio, USA
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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He had roles in more than 60 motion pictures in multiple genres during a career that lasted 37 years, three decades of which was as a leading man. Gable died of a heart attack; his final on screen appearance was of an aging cowboy in The Misfits, released posthumously in 1961. Born and raised in Ohio, Gable traveled to Hollywood where he began his film career as an extra in Hollywood silent films between 1924 and 1926. He progressed to supporting roles for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and his first leading role in Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) was alongside Joan Crawford, who requested him for the part. His next role, in the romantic drama Red Dust (1932) with reigning sex symbol Jean Harlow, made him MGM's biggest male star. Gable won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Frank Capra's It Happened One Night (1934), co-starring Claudette ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Clark Gable

Academy Award for Best Actor Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal American Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal World War Ii Victory Medal Academy Awards 3x Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Clark Gable as Actor(118)

as Himself (archive footage)2007 Bela Lugosi: The Fallen Vampire
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as Himself (archive footage)2002 Great Performances - Making 'The Misfits
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as L'acteur1993 La Classe américaine
as Himself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as (archive footage)1974 That's Entertainment!
as (archive footage)1968 Dear Mr. Gable
as Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage)1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
as Gay Langland1961 The Misfits
as Michael Hamilton1960 It Started in Naples
as Russell 'Russ' Ward1959 But Not for Me
as James Gannon / James Gallangher1958 Teacher's Pet
as Cmdr, Richardson1958 Run Silent, Run Deep
as Hamish Bond1957 Band of Angels
as Dan Kehoe1956 The King and Four Queens
as Colonel Ben Allison1955 The Tall Men
as Hank Lee1955 Soldier of Fortune
as Himself - in crowd (uncredited)1954 A Star Is Born World Premiere
as Col. Pieter Deventer1954 Betrayed
as Philip Sutherland1953 Never Let Me Go
as Victor Marswell1953 Mogambo
as Devereaux Burke1952 Lone Star
as Flint Mitchell1951 Across the Wide Missouri
as Clark Gable (uncredited)1951 Callaway Went Thataway
as Mike Brannan1950 To Please a Lady
as Steve Fisk1950 Key to the City
as himself1950 Screen Actors
as Charley Enley Kyng1949 Any Number Can Play
as Brigadier General K.C. 'Casey' Dennis1948 Command Decision
as Col. Ulysses Delby 'Lee' Johnson1948 Homecoming
as Victor Albee Norman1947 The Hucksters
as Harry Patterson1945 Adventure
as himself1943 Show-Business at War
as Narrator1943 Wings Up
as Narrator1943 Combat America
as Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis1942 Somewhere I'll Find You
as 'Candy' Johnson1941 Honky Tonk
as Gerald Meldrick1941 They Met in Bombay
as Big John McMasters1940 Boom Town
as himself1940 The Miracle of Sound
as himself1940 Northward, Ho!
as (archive footage)1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards
as McKinley B. 'Mac' Thompson1940 Comrade X
as André Verne1940 Strange Cargo
as Rhett Butler1939 Gone with the Wind
as himself1939 Hollywood Hobbies
as Harry Van1939 Idiot's Delight
as Chris Hunter1938 Too Hot to Handle
as Jim1938 Test Pilot
as himself1938 Hollywood Goes to Town
as Charles Stewart Parnell1937 Parnell
as himself1937 Hollywood Party
as Duke Bradley1937 Saratoga
as Larry Cain1936 Cain and Mabel
as Michael Anthony1936 Love on the Run
as Van 'V.S.' Stanhope1936 Wife vs. Secretary
as Blackie Norton1936 San Francisco
as Jack Thornton1935 Call of the Wild
as Alan Gaskell1935 China Seas
as Jim Branch1935 After Office Hours
as Fletcher Christian1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
as Dr. George Ferguson1934 Men in White
as Peter Warne1934 It Happened One Night
as Edward J. 'Blackie' Gallagher1934 Manhattan Melodrama
as Jeffrey Williams1934 Forsaking All Others
as Michael 'Mike' Bradley1934 Chained
as Giovanni Severi1933 The White Sister
as Jules1933 Night Flight
as Patch Gallagher1933 Dancing Lady
as Eddie Hall1933 Hold Your Man
as Dennis Carson1932 Red Dust
as Steve Nelson1932 Hell Divers
as Dr. Ned Darrell1932 Strange Interlude
as Jerry 'Babe' Stewart1932 No Man of Her Own
as Rev. John Hartley1932 Polly of the Circus
as Rance Brett1931 The Painted Desert
as Jake Luva1931 Dance, Fools, Dance
as Himself (uncredited)1931 The Christmas Party
as Rodney Spencer1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
as Nick1931 Night Nurse
as Louis J. Blanco1931 The Finger Points
as Ace Wilfong1931 A Free Soul
as Carl Luckner1931 The Secret Six
as Nick Feliki1931 The Easiest Way
as Warren 'Rid' Riddell1931 Sporting Blood
as Carl Loomis1931 Laughing Sinners
as Mark Whitney1931 Possessed
as Extra (voice)1930 Du Barry, Woman of Passion
as Roman Guard (uncredited)1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
as Athlete (uncredited)1925 The Plastic Age
as Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)1925 The Merry Widow
as Archie West1925 North Star
as Soldier in Czarina's guard (uncredited)1924 Forbidden Paradise
as Lady Andrea's Brother1924 White Man

TV Shows/Series with Clark Gable as Actor(1)


Full Name: Clark Gable
Born: Friday, 02/01 1901 (February) in Cadiz
Died: Wednesday, 11/16 1960 (November) in Los Angeles (aged: 59)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Josephine Dillon, Carole Lombard, Sylvia Ashley, Maria Franklin, Kay Williams
Children: Bunker Spreckels, Judy Lewis, John Clark Gable
Father: William H. Gable
Mother: Adeline Herschelman
Other names for Clark Gable (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William Clark Gable"
"The King of Hollywood"
"Кларк Гейбл"
Clark Gable frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (39x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (29x, Crew)
Myrna Loy (27x, Actress)
Adrian (26x, Crew)
Spencer Tracy (24x, Actor)
Joan Crawford (24x, Actress)
Jean Harlow (18x, Actress)
Norma Shearer (18x, Actress)
Lionel Barrymore (16x, Actor)
Mickey Rooney (15x, Actor)
Clarence Brown (15x, Crew)
Gordon MacRae (1x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3893, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/08/2020