Died Today (November 16th): Clark Gable (1901–1960)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

clarkgable.jpgClark Gable (1901–1960)

Born: February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio, USA
Died: November 16, 1960 (age 59) in Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Kay Williams (11 July 1955 – 16 November 1960) (his death) (1 child)
Sylvia Ashley (20 December 1949 – 21 April 1952) (divorced)
Carole Lombard (29 March 1939 – 16 January 1942) (her death)
Maria Franklin Gable (19 July 1931 – 4 March 1939) (divorced)
Josephine Dillon (13 December 1924 – 1 April 1930) (divorced)

The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence. He’s got to have some inner standards worth fighting for or there won’t be any way to bring him into conflict. And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song…

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