Appeared on "Command Performance".
3 Biographical Movies |
20 Print Biographies |
20 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[in 1958] My days of playing the dashing lover are over. I'm no longer believable in those parts. There has been considerable talk about older guys wooing and winning leading ladies half their age. I don't think the public likes it, and I don't care for it myself. It's not realistic. Actresses that I started out with like Joan Crawford
and Barbara Stanwyck
have long since quit playing glamor ...
Contrary to popular belief, Gable did not perform his own stunts in The Misfits
(1961). He was only used for the close ups while a stunt double stood in for him in the long shots. His heart attack was caused by his lifestyle - thirty years of heavy smoking and drinking, plus his increasing weight in later years. It is also believed his crash diet before filming began may have been a contributing ...