Clark Gable quote

"It's a chain of accidents. When you step into Hollywood, you wind yourself into thousands of chains of accidents. If all of the thousands happen to come out exactly right-and the chance of that figures out to be one in eight million-then you'll be a star."

Clark Gable

Born: February 1, 1901

Die: November 16, 1960

Occupation: Film actor

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