Appeared on "Command Performance".
3 Biographical Movies |
20 Print Biographies |
20 Portrayals |
5 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Major Clark Gable
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
The public interest in my playing Rhett [in Gone with the Wind
(1939)] puzzled me. I was the only one, apparently, who didn't take it for granted that I would. I found myself trapped by a series of circumstances over which I had no control. It was a funny feeling. I think I know now how a fly must react after being caught in a spider's web. Scarlett doesn't always love Rhett. It's the first time ...
Despite his dyslexia, Gable became an avid reader. He would never allow himself to be photographed reading on film sets, fearing it would undermine his macho screen image.
Often played a virile, lovable rogue whose gruff facade only thinly masked a natural charm and goodness.
The King of Hollywood