Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Clark Gable

Clark Gable, 1948

Hollywood leading man Clark Gable died on November 16, 1960 (b. 1901). He had roles in more than 60 motion pictures in multiple genres during a career that lasted 37 years. Gable died of a heart attack at the age of 59; his final on-screen appearance was of an aging cowboy in The Misfits, released posthumously in 1961.

Karsh photographed an array of luminaries in 1948 including Martha Graham, Thomas Watson, Lilly Daché, and Albert Einstein.