She made her film debut at the age of 12 in A Perfect Crime (1921). In the 1920s she worked in several low-budget productions. She managed to make a smooth transition to films with sound, starting with High Voltage (1929). She became one of Hollywood's top comedy actresses in the 1930s. It was a comedy, My Man Godfrey (1936) for which received an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination.
She married Clark Gable in 1939. She was killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour in 1942.
Carole Lombard Facts
|Birth Name||Jane Alice Peters|
|Birthday||October 6, 1908|
|Birthplace||Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA|
|Date of death||January 16, 1942 (age 33)|
|Height||5' 2" (1m57) How tall is Carole Lombard compared to you?|