William Clark Gable, a film actor who was nicknamed "The King of Hollywood"
in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Gable seventh among
the greatest male stars of all time. Gable’s most famous role was Rhett Butler in
in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind. His performance earned him
his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He won a Best Actor
Award in 1934 for It Happened One Night. His final screen appearance was in
The Misfits in 1961, with co-star Marilyn Monroe, also her last film.