Gable, William Clark
Born: Feb 01, 1901 AD
Died: 1960 AD, at 59 years of age.
1901 - Born on the 1st of February in Cadiz, Ohio U.S.A.
1922 - At the age of 21 he worked at Meier & Frank (Department Store) as a tie salesman.
1924 - He married Josephine Dillon.
1930 - He was offered a contract with MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.).
- He and his wife Josephine Dillon were divorced, A few days later, he married Texas socialite Ria Franklin Prentiss Lucas Langham.
1931 - His first role in a sound picture was as the villain in a low-budget movie called "The Painted Desert".
1934 - He won the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performance in the film "It Happened One Night" (a romantic comedy movie).
1939 - He was nominated in Academy Award Best Actor category in the movie "Gone With The Wind".
- He married (for the third time) Carole Lombard, a successful actress.
1942 - He joined the U.S. Army Air Force during the World War I.
1949 - He married Sylvia Ashley but they divorced after 3 years.
1960 - Died on the 16th of November.
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