Clark Gable

Clark Gable, actually William Clark Gable (* 1. February 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio; † 16. November 1960 in Los Angeles), was US - an American actor.

Clark Gable, 8th AF in Britain 1943
Clark Gable, 8th AF in Britain 1943

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as Clark Gable was six months old, died its nut/mother, and its father gave it to uncle and aunt in Pennsylvania, where he up to secondLebensjahr remained. Then its father took it again to itself and he remained with him, until it was years old sixteen and was referred of the High School. Thereupon it ran away from at home and struck themselves with opportunity jobsthrough. When he saw the performance of a tour theatre, he decided, to become actors. The Theatermanagerin Josephine Dillon from haven country, which he married, brought it finally 1924 after Hollywood; but only 1930, after further excursions to the theatre, signedit with Irving Thalberg and the MGM a film contract. A first success was the film with Joan Crawford thanks, Fools, thanks 1931. The star he became with a role in the same year, as he beside the roofridge lady the MGM Norma Shearer in the film A Free Soul brillierte and the female star in the shade placed.

1932 was promoted it and Jean Harlow with the film talks to Dust to a pair of dreams of the film of the 1930er years. The platinum-blond Sexbombe and the galante, draufgängerische Charmeur now were Top star of the MGM.

In the consciousness of its meaning it required higher fees, what led to the fact that he was lent to 1934 at Columbia Pictures. It played there at the side of Claudette Colbert in franc Capras it happened at one night (It Happened One Night), a classical Screwball Comedy, received a OSCAR as best leading actors and came as a still larger star back to MGM. 1936 he was selected to the “King OF Hollywood”.

1939it played the role, which should make it unsterblich: it was blown Rhett Butler in of hoist. The film received ten Oscars - only Clark Gable went empty out and ranks until today among the best films of allTimes.

In the same year he for the third time, the actress Carole Lombard married. When she died together with their nut/mother with an aircraft crash 1942, Clark Gable did not bear this and its brilliant career took onetragic idiom. Gable committed itself for the service as a soldier to Europe and remained there to end of war 1945.

When it returned, in order to work re at the MGM, nobody wanted to pay it the past fees, and he renewed itsContracts not. Gable worked now as freelance actors outside of the Studiosystems, could however never tie to its past successes. After a further failed marriage he married 1955 a fifth time, and than he 1960 the turning work to Misfits - notsocietyable beside Marilyn Monroe under the direction of John Huston began, experienced it that he would become soon father. The turning work was terminated straight, when Gable suffered a heart accumulation; it died in November 1960 at the age of 59 years. ItsSon John Clark Gable was born in March 1961. One buried Clark Gable apart from its large love Carole Lombard in a Mausoleum built for it.


  • The Misfits (1961)
  • It Started in Naples (1960)
  • But emergencyfor ME (1959)
  • Teacher's Pet (1958)
  • run silent run Deep (1958)
  • volume OF Angels (1957)
  • The King and Four Queens (1956)
  • The Tall Men (1955)
  • Soldier OF Fortune (1955)
  • Betrayed (1954)
  • Mogambo (1953)
  • Never Let ME Go (1953)
  • Lone star (1952)
  • To Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
  • ton of Please A lady (1950)
  • key ton the town center (1950)
  • Any NUMBER CAN Play (1949)
  • COMMAND Decision (1948)
  • Homecoming (1948)
  • The Hucksters (1947)
  • Adventure (1945)
  • Somewhere I'll find You (1942); dt.: I become somewhereyou Honky
  • Tonk ( 1941) find
  • to They Met in Bombay (1941)
  • Comrade X (1940)
  • boom Town (1940)
  • strand cargo (1940)
  • Gone with the wind (1939), dt.: Of hoist blows
  • Idiot's Delight (1939)
  • Too Hot ton acts (1938)
  • test pilot (1938)
  • Saratoga (1937)
  • Parnell (1937)
  • Love on the run (1936)
  • Cain and Mabel (1936)
  • San Francisco (1936)
  • Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
  • Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), dt.: Meuterei on the Bounty
  • Starlit Days RK the Lido (1935)
  • The call OF the game (1935)
  • China Seas (1935)
  • after Office Hours (1935)
  • Forsaking universe Others (1934)
  • Chained (1934)
  • Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
  • Men in White (1934)
  • It Happened One Night (1934); dt.: It happened at one night
  • Dancing lady (1933)
  • Night Flight (1933)
  • Hold YourOne (1933)
  • The White Sister (1933)
  • strand would inter+load (1932)
  • NO one OF Own ( 1932) talks
  • ago Dust (1932)
  • Polly OF the Circus (1932)
  • bright various (1931); dt.: Yellow hell
  • Possessed (1931)
  • Susan Lenox: Ago case and giant (1931)
  • Sporting Blood (1931)
  • Night Nurse (1931)
  • A Free Soul (1931)
  • lye-hung Sinners (1931)
  • The Secret Six (1931)
  • finger POINTs (1931)
  • thanks, Fools, thanks (1931)
  • The Easiest Way (1931)
  • The Painted the ore (1931)
  • The Pacemakers (1925)
  • North star (1925)
  • The plasticAge (1925)
  • White one (1924)

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