Clark Gable vs Marilyn Monroe

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Actor
American actress
Net worth 2018
$27 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Cadiz
Residence
Los Angeles
United States
Country
United States
01/02/1901
BirthDay
01/06/1926
November 16, 1960
Died On
August 5, 1962
Education
Van Nuys High School, University High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1961

The last film Gable appeared in was ‘The Misfits’, which was released in 1961, a few months after his death

1960

Clark Gable died on November 16, 1960, from an arterial blood clot, ten days after a severe heart attack

1949

Another short-term marriage followed—he wed Sylvia Ashley in 1949 and divorced her in 1952

1945

His fans were happy to see him back and flocked to the theaters to see him when the film ‘Adventure’ was released in 1945

1940

He continued appearing in films throughout the 1940s and 1950s but had by now lost the charms of his younger days

1939

Gable tied the knot for the third time with Carole Lombard in 1939

1935

In 1935, during the filming of ‘The Call of the Wild’, he impregnated the film's lead actress, Loretta Young

1931

His first leading role was in ‘Dance, Fools, Dance’, with Joan Crawford in 1931

1930

His string of successes continued throughout the 1930s with movies like ‘It Happened One Night’ (1934) which won him an Academy award, and the epic film ‘Gone with the Wind’ (1939) which went on to be regarded as one of the best American films ever made

1924

His first marriage was to his mentor Josephine Dillon who he married in 1924 and divorced in 1930

1901

William Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Ohio, on February 1, 1901, to William Henry "Will" Gable and his wife Adeline

2000

The movie was listed as the greatest American comedy film of all time by the American Film Institute in 2000

1962

She was found dead in her home on 5 August 1962 by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson

1961

Her final film appearance was in ‘The Misfits’ in 1961 in which she played a recently divorced woman

1959

In 1959, she played Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer in ‘Some Like it Hot’ which was both a critical as well as commercial success

1955

She played ‘the girl’ in the 1955 movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ which was based on a three-act play of the same name

1953

She portrayed a dumb blonde in the movie ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953 which went on to become a major hit

1952

She was flooded with film offers in 1952 and appeared in several movies within the year: ‘Monkey Business’, ‘Clash by Night’, ‘We’re Not Married!’, and ‘Don’t Bother to Knock’

1950

She played a small but important role in the 1950 movie, ‘The Asphalt Jungle’ which was based on the novel of the same name

1947

Her first credited role was as a waitress in the 1947 movie, ‘Dangerous Years’

20

She became a very successful model and got noticed by Ben Lyon, a 20th Century Fox executive who offered her a six-month contract