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Clark Gable

Movie actors

William Clark Gable was an American film actor, at the height of his career during the 1930s and 1940s, he was often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He began his career as an extra in Hollywood silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1930. He landed his first leading role in 1931 and was a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures over the following three decades.