Clark Gable

Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 78
William Clark Gable 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 in a career that lasted 37 years, three decades of which was as a leading man. Gable died of a heart attack; his final on screen appearance was of an aging cowboy in The Misfits, released posthumously in 1961.

William Clark Gable 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 in a career that lasted 37 years, three decades of which was as a leading man. Gable died of a heart attack; his final on screen appearance was of an aging cowboy in The Misfits, released posthumously in 1961.

Birth Name

William Clark Gable

Born

Friday, 01 February 1901

Died

Wednesday, 16 November 1960

Actor Filmography

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes Self (archive footage) 2022
Canaan Land Self 2020
The Movies Self 2019
Making Montgomery Clift Gay Langland 2019
Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Rhett Butler - Visitor from Charleston 2019
Arthur Miller: Writer Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
America in Color Self 2017
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Self 2015
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Self 2015
One Rogue Reporter Peter 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes Self (archive footage) 2022
Canaan Land Self 2020
The Movies Self 2019
Making Montgomery Clift Gay Langland 2019
Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Rhett Butler - Visitor from Charleston 2019
Arthur Miller: Writer Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
America in Color Self 2017
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Self 2015
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Self 2015
One Rogue Reporter Peter 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Self - Film clip from 1951 'Across the Wide Missouri' 2014
Love, Marilyn Gay Langland 2012
Mansome Self 2012
Mysteries at the Museum Self 2010
Smash His Camera Self 2010
Hollywood on the Tiber Self 2009
1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (archive footage) / Himself 2009
The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond Self 2009
Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood Various Roles / Various Roles (archive footage) 2008
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Commander Richardson 2007
The Fallen Vampire Himself (archive footage) / Self 2007
Girl 27 Self 2007
The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk McKinley B. Thompson 2007
Hollywood Couples Self 2006
20 to 1 Rhett Butler 2005
Irving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood (archive footage) 2005
Melanie Remembers: Reflections by Olivia de Havilland Himself (archive footage) 2004
Checking Out: Grand Hotel Self - At the premiere 2004
Complicated Women Himself (archive footage) / Self 2003
War Stories with Oliver North Self 2001
Road Trip with Huell Howser Self 2001
City Confidential Peter Warne 1999
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Self 1998
Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' Self 1997
We Remember Marilyn Self 1996
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'Dancing Lady' 1994
La Classe américaine The Actor (archive footage) 1993
Harlow: The Blonde Bombshell Himself 1993
Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. Self - Screen Test 1991
Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire Himself (archive footage) 1991
Myrna Loy: So Nice to Come Home to Self / (archive footage) 1990
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Self / Himself (archive footage) 1989
Murphy Brown Self / opening credits 1988
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind Self / (archive footage) 1988
Entertaining the Troops Self 1988
Biography (archive footage), Col. Ben Allison (clip from The Tall Men (1955)), Hamish Bond 1987
American Masters Self 1986
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend Gay Langland 1986
The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn Himself (archive footage) / Self 1986
Showbiz Goes to War (archive footage) 1982
Arthur Miller on Home Ground (archive footage) 1979
America at the Movies Peter Warne / Blackie Norton 1976
That's Entertainment, Part II Clips from 'Gone with the Wind' & 'Strange Cargo' etc. / (archive footage) 1976
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Self / (archive footage) 1975
Gable: The King Remembered Self / Various Characters / Himself (archive footage) 1975
That's Entertainment! Clip from 'Idiot's Delight' / (archive footage) 1974
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - film clips 1972
Great Performances Self 1971
The Happy Ending Self - actor in 'Susan Lenox' 1969
Dear Mr. Gable (archive footage) 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Peter 1968
Hollywood My Home Town Self 1965
Inside Daisy Clover Self 1965
Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase (archive footage) 1965
The Love Goddesses Self / (archive footage) 1965
The Legend of Marilyn Monroe Self 1965
The Big Parade of Comedy Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' (archive footage) / Eddie in 'Hold Your Man' 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Nick (clip from Night Nurse (1931)), Self, Rance Brett (clip from The Painted Desert (1931)) 1963
The Judy Garland Show Self 1963
Hollywood Without Make-Up Self / Himself 1963
Hollywood: The Great Stars Gay Langland 1963
The Misfits Gay Langland 1961
It Started in Naples Michael Hamilton 1960
But Not for Me Russell 'Russ' Ward 1959
Teacher's Pet James Gannon 1958
Run Silent Run Deep Cmdr. 'Rich' Richardson / Cmdr, Richardson 1958
Band of Angels Hamish Bond 1957
The James Dean Story Self - 'Giant' premiere footage 1957
The King and Four Queens Dan Kehoe 1956
The Tall Men Colonel Ben Allison / Col. Ben Allison 1955
MGM Parade Fletcher Christian 1955
Soldier of Fortune Hank Lee 1955
Betrayed Col. Pieter Deventer 1954
Mogambo Victor Marswell 1953
Never Let Me Go Philip Sutherland 1953
Lone Star Devereaux Burke 1952
Callaway Went Thataway Clark Gable 1951
Across the Wide Missouri Flint Mitchell 1951
To Please a Lady Mike Brannan 1950
Key to the City Steve Fisk 1950
Any Number Can Play Charley Enley Kyng 1949
Command Decision Brigadier General K.C. 'Casey' Dennis / Brig. Gen. K.C. 'Casey' Dennis 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Gay Langland, Blackie in 'San Francisco' / Rhett in 'Gone With the Wind' / Christian in 'Mutiny on the Bounty', Himself 1948
Homecoming Col. Ulysses Delby 'Lee' Johnson (Dr. Johnson) / Col. Ulysses Delby 'Lee' Johnson 1948
The Hucksters Victor Albee Norman 1947
Adventure Harry Patterson 1945
Some of the Best Blackie Norton in San Francisco / Christian in Mutiny on the Bounty / Big John McMasters in Boom Town 1944
Screen Snapshots Series 23, No. 1: Hollywood in Uniform Self 1943
Show-Business at War Self 1943
Combat America Narrator / Self - Narrator 1943
Somewhere I'll Find You Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis 1942
Honky Tonk 'Candy' Johnson 1941
They Met in Bombay Gerald Meldrick 1941
Comrade X McKinley B. Thompson / McKinley B. 'Mac' Thompson 1940
The Miracle of Sound Self 1940
Boom Town Big John McMasters 1940
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (archive footage) 1940
Hollywood: Style Center of the World Self 1940
Strange Cargo Verne / André Verne 1940
Northward, Ho! Himself / Self 1940
Gone with the Wind Rhett Butler - Visitor from Charleston / Rhett Butler 1940
Hollywood Hobbies Self 1939
Idiot's Delight Harry / Harry Van 1939
Too Hot to Handle Chris Hunter 1938
Hollywood Goes to Town Self 1938
Test Pilot Jim Lane 1938
Another Romance of Celluloid Self 1938
The Romance of Celluloid Self 1937
Saratoga Duke Bradley 1937
Parnell Parnell / Charles Stewart Parnell 1937
Hollywood Party Himself / Self 1937
Love on the Run Michael Anthony 1936
Cain and Mabel Larry Cain 1936
San Francisco Blackie Norton 1936
Wife vs. Secretary Van Stanhope / Van 'V.S.' Stanhope 1936
Mutiny on the Bounty Christian / Fletcher Christian 1935
Starlit Days at the Lido Self 1935
China Seas Alan Gaskell 1935
Call of the Wild Jack Thornton 1935
After Office Hours James 'Jim' Branch / Jim Branch 1935
Forsaking All Others Jeff Williams / Jeffrey Williams 1934
Chained Michael 'Mike' Bradley 1934
Manhattan Melodrama Blackie Gallagher / Edward J. 'Blackie' Gallagher 1934
Men in White Dr. George Ferguson 1934
Hollywood on Parade No. B-1 1934
It Happened One Night Peter Warne 1934
Dancing Lady Patch Gallagher 1933
Night Flight Jules Fabian / Jules 1933
Hold Your Man Eddie Hall / Eddie 1933
The White Sister Giovanni Severi 1933
Hollywood on Parade No. A-6 Self 1933
No Man of Her Own Jerry 'Babe' Stewart 1932
Strange Interlude Ned Darrell / Dr. Ned Darrell 1932
Red Dust Dennis Carson 1932
Polly of the Circus Rev. John Hartley / John Hartley 1932
Hell Divers Steve Nelson 1932
The Christmas Party Clark Gable / Himself 1931
Possessed Mark Whitney 1931
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) Rodney Spencer 1931
Sporting Blood Warren 'Rid' Riddell 1931
Night Nurse Nick 1931
A Free Soul Ace Wilfong 1931
Laughing Sinners Carl Loomis 1931
The Secret 6 Carl Luckner 1931
The Finger Points Louis J. Blanco 1931
The Painted Desert Rance Brett 1931
The Easiest Way Nickolas (Nick) Feliki / Nick Feliki 1931
Dance, Fools, Dance Jake Luva 1931
Du Barry, Woman of Passion Extra (voice) / Extra 1930
One Minute to Play Extra 1926
The Johnstown Flood Townsman Standing at Bar in Saloon 1926
The Merry Widow Ballroom Dancer 1926
North Star Archie West 1925
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Roman Guard 1925
The Plastic Age Athlete 1925
Forbidden Paradise Soldier in Czarina's guard 1924

Producer Filmography

1960 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1959 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1940 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1936 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1935 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
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