Clark GableBirth Name: William Clark Gable
Birth Date: February 1, 1901
Deceased: November 16, 1960
Clark Gable was an American film actor and military officer, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He began his career as a bus boy and appeared as an extra in silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1930. The next year, he landed his first leading Hollywood role and over the next three decades he became a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures. Gable is considered one of the most consistent box-office performers in history, appearing on Quigley Publishing's annual Top Ten Money Making Stars Poll 16 times. He was named the seventh-greatest male star of classic American cinema by the American Film Institute.