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Major Clark Gable
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 ...
During his time on Broadway Gable worked as a stage gigolo, performing stud services for such actresses as Pauline Frederick
and Laura Hope Crews
, who were considerably older than he. His much older first wife served as his first acting coach and paid for his false teeth. Later he married a woman seventeen years his senior, Texan heiress Maria Franklin Gable
, who had underwritten his successful ...
Pencil thin mustache that hugged his upper lip