Clark Gable

1901 - 1960

Clark Gable

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 a wide variety of 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 9,148,650 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 107th most popular actor.

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  • 81

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  • 4.61

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  • 6.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Clark Gable ranks 106 out of 8,832Before him are Gary Cooper, Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson, Jean Marais, Jean Gabin, and Alan Rickman. After him are Yves Montand, Christopher Lloyd, Jean Renoir, Sigourney Weaver, Tony Curtis, and Tommy Lee Jones.

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Among people born in 1901, Clark Gable ranks 17Before him are Fulgencio Batista, Rudolf Höss, Alberto Giacometti, Leopold III of Belgium, Magda Goebbels, and Gary Cooper. After him are Ngo Dinh Diem, Vittorio De Sica, Paul of Greece, Princess Märtha of Sweden, André Malraux, and Joaquín Rodrigo. Among people deceased in 1960, Clark Gable ranks 4Before him are Albert Camus, Boris Pasternak, and Erich Raeder. After him are Albert Kesselring, Max von Laue, Wilhelm Pieck, Melanie Klein, Walther Funk, Fausto Coppi, 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 208 out of 12,171Before him are Frank Zappa (1940), Ezra Pound (1885), Talcott Parsons (1902), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), Herbert Hoover (1874), and Ella Fitzgerald (1917). After him are Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), Jack Kerouac (1922), Billy the Kid (1859), Carl David Anderson (1905), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), and J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Clark Gable ranks 56Before him are Orson Welles (1915), Doris Day (1922), Judy Garland (1922), Gary Cooper (1901), Denzel Washington (1954), and Mel Gibson (1956). After him are Christopher Lloyd (1938), Sigourney Weaver (1949), Tony Curtis (1925), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Robert Duvall (1931), and Lee Van Cleef (1925).