Clark Gable

Clark Gable

Clark Gable was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King."

Did You Know?

  • He underwent cosmetic surgery on his ears and teeth in 1933.
  • At the time of his death, Gable's gun collection was valued at half a million dollars. He had a special gun room in his house filled with gold-inlaid revolvers, shotguns and rifles.
  • 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.

“Working with Marilyn Monroe on "The Misfits" (1961) nearly gave me a heart attack. I have never been happier when a film ended."

- Clark Gable