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Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard (1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress.

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.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Carole Lombard Facts

Birth NameJane Alice Peters
BirthdayOctober 6, 1908
BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Date of deathJanuary 16, 1942 (age 33)
Height5' 2" (1m57)  How tall is Carole Lombard compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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