Carole Lombard

(Image via Wikimedia Commons)
(Image via Wikimedia Commons)

Born Jane Alice Peters
Date of birth: October 6, 1908
Date of death: January 16, 1942


First role: A Perfect Crime (1921)
Final role: To Be or Not to Be (1942)

TMP’s favorite Lombard film: True Confession (1937)

Best known for…

…being the queen of screwball comedy!

…her athletic prowess and “tomboyish” hobbies

…socializing with and enjoying the company of the crew on set of her films, rather than hiding away in a dressing room during downtime

Notable awards:

  • Nominated for an Oscar for her role in My Man Godfrey
  • Honored with a star on the Walk of Fame in 1960

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