CLARK GABLE ~ Born 1901 in Ohio. Married: 5 times, 3rd wife, Carole Lombard, died in 1942 in a plane crash; 5th wife, Kay Williams, had his son, John Clark, after his death. Daughter with Loretta Young, born out of wedlock. Movies: Gone With The Wind; Mutiny on the Bounty; The Misfits, among many. Died: 1960 from coronary thrombosis. Buried at Forest Lawn, next to Lombard.
CLARK GABLE serving as an gunner during in WWII. He signed up for duty following the tragic death of his wife Carole Lombard, who was on a war bond tour when her plane crashed. The grief-striken Gable served with a bomber squad in Europe. Due to his fame and heroism, Hitler put a bounty on Gable's head.
Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor nicknamed 'The King of Hollywood.' Gable died at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles from a coronary thrombosis ten days after suffering a severe heart attack at age 59. There was much speculation that Gable's physically demanding role in The Misfits contributed to his sudden death.