Appeared on "Cavalcade of America".
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Major Clark Gable
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence. He's got to have some inner standards worth fighting for or there won't be any way to bring him into conflict. And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song and dance about it. ...
Despite his rising popularity, Gable balked at playing gangsters and overtly callous characters, and was therefore very pleased to be cast in Red Dust
(1932), the film that set the seal on his stardom.
Often played a virile, lovable rogue whose gruff facade only thinly masked a natural charm and goodness.