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
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Major Clark Gable
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
They see me as an ordinary guy, like a construction worker or the guy who delivers your piano.
Some sources say he turned down the role of Colonel William Travis in The Alamo
(1960) because he didn't want to be directed by John Wayne
. However this seems unlikely, since Travis was 26 at the time of the battle, and Gable would have been 58 when the movie was filmed.
Distinctive, powerful voice