Appeared (as "A Man"; Broadway debut) in "Machinal" on Broadway. Written by Sophie Treadwell
. Directed / produced by Arthur Hopkins
. Plymouth Theatre: 7 Sep 1928-Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/91 performances). Cast: Jean Adair
(as "A Mother"), Nancy Allen (as "A Nurse"), Grace Atwell (as "A Stenographer"), Leopold Badia
3 Biographical Movies |
20 Print Biographies |
20 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[about Gary Cooper
] Coop is a right guy, the kind you like to hunt and fish with and not talk about making movies. I laid it on him one time about his romance with Carole [Carole Lombard
, Gable's wife] and he got pale as hell. She told me about it during a drunken argument we had. After that, Coop and I didn't hunt together so much and when we did, we kept an eye on each other. She used to throw ...
His father always opposed his decision to become an actor, and even after Gable became a major star he still denounced acting as a "sissy" occupation. Gable became a Freemason in 1933 just to please his father. However, he showed no grief when his father died aged 78 from a heart attack on 4 August 1948, having outlived his three wives.
Distinctive, powerful voice