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Carole Lombard

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Lombard in 1940

Source: Wikipedia

Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her highly neurotic, energetic and often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s. She was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s.

Fact file

  • Born: Jane Alice Peters October 6, 1908 Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
  • Died: January 16, 1942 (aged 33) Mount Potosi, Nevada, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Plane crash
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1921–1942
  • Spouse(s): William Powell (m. 1931; div. 1933) Clark Gable (m. 1939; d. 1942)
  • Children: None

Read more about Carole Lombard at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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