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Clark Gable

1901 - 1960

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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor. Often referred to as The King of Hollywood, He had roles in more than 60 motion pictures in multiple genres during a career that lasted 37 years, three decades of which was as a leading man. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clark Gable has received more than 13,399,108 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Clark Gable is the 62nd most popular actor (up from 75th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from United States (up from 153rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Actor.

Clark Gable is most famous for his role as Rhett Butler in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind.

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Among actors, Clark Gable ranks 62 out of 9,996Before him are Katharine Hepburn, Omar Sharif, Greta Garbo, Gérard Depardieu, Brad Pitt, and Rowan Atkinson. After him are Sharon Tate, Kirk Douglas, Vin Diesel, Bruce Willis, Cary Grant, and Jon Voight.

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Among people born in 1901, Clark Gable ranks 10Before him are Werner Heisenberg, Louis Armstrong, Enrico Fermi, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Jacques Lacan, and Linus Pauling. After him are Rudolf Höss, Sukarno, Fulgencio Batista, Leopold III of Belgium, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Magda Goebbels. Among people deceased in 1960, Clark Gable ranks 3Before him are Albert Camus and Boris Pasternak. After him are Erich Raeder, Melanie Klein, Albert Kesselring, Wilhelm Pieck, Max von Laue, Amanullah Khan, Walther Funk, Paula Hitler, and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clark Gable ranks 128 out of 18,182Before him are Sitting Bull (1831), Brad Pitt (1963), Phineas Gage (1823), Isadora Duncan (1877), Grace Hopper (1906), and Linus Pauling (1901). After him are Dr. Seuss (1904), Sharon Tate (1943), William Faulkner (1897), Kirk Douglas (1916), Bobby Fischer (1943), and Barbra Streisand (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Clark Gable ranks 25Before him are Michael Douglas (1944), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Nicolas Cage (1964), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Katharine Hepburn (1907), and Brad Pitt (1963). After him are Sharon Tate (1943), Kirk Douglas (1916), Vin Diesel (1967), Jon Voight (1938), Steven Seagal (1952), and John Wayne (1907).

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