Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American actress, particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in screwball comedies. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Lombard 23rd on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema .
Jan 12, 2023 · Carole Lombard, original name Jane Alice Peters, (born October 6, 1908, Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.—died January 16, 1942, near Las Vegas, Nevada), American actress who was known for her ability to combine elegance and zaniness in some of the most successful and popular film comedies of the 1930s. Carole Lombard and Clark Gable in No Man of Her Own
Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908. Her parents divorced in 1916 and her mother took the family on a trip out West. While there they decided to settle down in the Los Angeles area. After being spotted playing baseball in the street with the neighborhood boys by a film director, Carole was signed to a one-picture contract in 1921 when she was 12.
Carole Lombard, the 5' 6" beauty was a comedy hit during the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on October 6, 1908 under the name of Jane Alice Peters, young Jane Alice loved the Friday night movie night with her family and would perform the previous night's show in the morning. Her mother and her father divorced in October of 1914.
Nov 13, 2009 · Actress Carole Lombard killed in plane crash On January 16, 1942, the actress Carole Lombard, famous for her roles in such screwball comedies as My Man Godfrey and To Be or Not to Be, and for...
Oct 27, 2019 · Carole Lombard was one of the greatest actresses in her generation when a plane crash claimed her life at 33. Advertisement She died with her mother and 20 other people who were aboard the plane that crashed in Nevada on January 16, 1942, according to IDMB. "Lombard today is remembered, when she's remembered, as the love of Clark Gable's life..."
Carole Lombard(1908–1942) was an American cinema actress who appeared in 56 feature films and 18 short films in a career spanning 21 years before her death in an airplane crash at the age of 33. Filmography Silent Features Year. Film.