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Clark Gable

Clark Gable
Photo: Studio publicity still / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

February 1, 1901


November 16, 1960


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Salt and Pepper

Eye color



6 ft 1 in | 185 cm


77 kg | 170 lbs

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

William Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, United States, on February 1, 1901, was an American actor.

Young Clark Gable began his acting career as a stage actor and in silent films.

He landed his first big break as A Man in his Broadway debut in a play "Machinal" (1928).

He made his big screen debut in silent drama film White Man (1924) in role as Lady Andrea's Brother.

He got his first starring role as Warren "Rid" Riddell in sports drama film Sporting Blood (1931).

Clark's breakthrough performance came as Dennis Carson in pre-Code romantic drama film Red Dust (1932).

Clark Gable Height and Weight

How tall was Clark Gable and what was his weight? Clark Gable's height was 6' 1" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 185 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 170 іn pоunds or 77 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performances in movies:

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) drama as Fletcher Christian

Gone with the Wind (1939) epic historical romance as Rhett Butler

He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Peter Warne in romantic comedy film It Happened One Night (1934).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical and the Golden Laurel Award for Top Male Comedy Performance for his role as James Gannon in romantic comedy film Teacher's Pet (1958).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical for his role as Russell "Russ" Ward in comedy movie But Not for Me (1959).

The Misfits (1961) neo-Western as Gaylord "Gay" Langdon

Run Silent Run Deep (1958) war drama as Cmdr. P. J. "Rich" Richardson

San Francisco (1936) musical drama as Blackie Norton

Night Nurse (1931) pre-Code crime drama mystery as Nick

Possessed (1931) pre-Code drama as Mark Whitney

Manhattan Melodrama (1934) pre-Code crime as Edward J. "Blackie" Gallagher

Mogambo (1953) adventure romantic drama as Victor Marswell

Test Pilot (1938) drama romance as Jim Lane

Wife vs. Secretary (1936) comedy drama as Van Stanhope

The Tall Men (1955) Western as Colonel Ben Allison


Had German, Irish, Swiss and Belgian ancestry.

He made over 60 movies during his career.

He was nicknamed "The King of Hollywood".

He made eight films with actress Joan Crawford.

He made six films with actress Jean Harlow.

He spent two years as a bomber gunner in Europe during World War II.

His favorite drink was whiskey.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1608 Vine Street in 1960.

Clark died on November 16, 1960, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 59.


He was married to:

Kay Williams (1955-1960) they had one son, John Clark Gable

Sylvia Ashley (1949-1952)

Carole Lombard (1939-1942)

Maria Franklin Gable (1931-1939)

Josephine Dillon (1924-1930)


He was in relationship with Loretta Young (1934-1935) they had one daughter, Judy Lewis.

He dated Paulette Goddard (1949), Audrey Totter (1949), Ann Sothern (1948), Slim Hawks (1948), Joan Blondell (1945), Anita Colby (1945-1947), Dolly O'Brien (1944), Virginia Grey (1942-1949), Hedy Lamarr (1940), Virginia Bruce (1937), Merle Oberon (1936-1938), Katherine DeMille (1934-1935), Claudette Colbert (1933), Jean Harlow (1932), Mary Astor (1932), Joan Crawford (1930-1936), Corinne Griffith (1924-1925), Franz Dorfler (1920-1921) and Pauline Frederick (1919-1920).