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Major Clark Gable
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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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 ...
Playing a cowboy in his last film, The Misfits
(1961), which was also the final film for co-star Marilyn Monroe
, the aging Gable diligently performed his own stunts, taking its toll on his already guarded health. He died from a heart attack before the film was released.
Pencil thin mustache that hugged his upper lip