Carole Lombard Biography

Actress, Film Actor/Film Actress, Classic Pin-Ups, Film Actress (1908–1942)
Carole Lombard starred in comedic films during the 1930s. She married actor Clark Gable in 1939, but died in a tragic plane accident a few years later.


Carole Lombard was born on October 6, 1908, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She appeared in her first movie, A Perfect Crime, at the age of 13. She appeared in more than 20 silent films. Her big break was in the 1934 film Twentieth Century. She appeared in numerous comedies and dramas over the next few years. In 1939, she married Clark Gable. She died in an airplane crash in 1942 at the height of her fame.


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