Lombard, Carole

   Born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Carole Lombard had her first role in motion pictures in 1920. Fox Studios employed her when she was 16 years old. Despite facial scarring from an automobile accident, she was able to sign a contract with Mack Sennett in 1927 and appeared in a number of comic roles before leaving the company in 1928. In 1930, Lombard joined Paramount Pictures and made several minor movies prior to making a name for herself in 20th Century (1934), Hands across the Table (1935), My Man Godfrey (1936), True Confession (1937), and Nothing Sacred (1937). Her “screwball” comic roles reflected the mood of the 1930s. During World War II, Lombard campaigned across the country to help sell war bonds. She died when her flight back from one of these appearances crashed near Las Vegas.
   See also Cinema.

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  • Lombard, Carole — orig. Jane Alice Peters born Oct. 6, 1908, Fort Wayne, Ind., U.S. died Jan. 16, 1942, near Las Vegas, Nev. U.S. film actress. She made her screen debut in A Perfect Crime (1921) and appeared in comedy shorts from 1925. She starred in the classic… …   Universalium

  • Lombard, Carole — orig. Jane Alice Peters (6 oct. 1908, Fort Wayne, Ind., EE.UU.–16 ene. 1942, cerca de Las Vegas, Nev.). Actriz de cine estadounidense. Debutó en el cine en A Perfect Crime (1921) y desde 1925 actuó en cortometrajes cómicos. Protagonizó la clásica …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lombard, Carole — pseud. di Peters, Jane Alice …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Carole Lombard — en My Man Godfrey (1936) Nombre real Jane Alice Peters Nacimiento 6 de octubre de 1908 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Carole Lombard — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lombard. Carole Lombard …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carole Lombard — Infobox actor bgcolour = silver name = Carole Lombard imagesize = 220px caption = in Fools For Scandal (1938) birthdate = birth date|1908|10|6|mf=y location = Fort Wayne, Indiana deathdate = death date and age|1942|01|16|1908|10|06 deathplace =… …   Wikipedia

  • Carole — Carol und Carole ist eine Ableitungsform des Vornamens Karl oder Karla. Carol oder Carole ist der Vor oder Zwischenname folgender Personen: weiblich Carole Alston (* 1957), US amerikanische Jazzsängerin und Schauspielerin Carole Bouquet (* 1957) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lombard — /lom bahrd, beuhrd, lum /, n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Lombardy. 2. a member of an ancient Germanic tribe that settled in N Italy. 3. a banker or moneylender. adj. 4. Also, Lombardic. of or pertaining to the Lombards or Lombardy. /lom bahrd,… …   Universalium

  • Carole Landis — Infobox actor bgcolour = silver name = Carole Landis imagesize = 200px caption = in Topper Returns (1941) birthdate = birth date|1919|1|1 location = Fairchild, Wisconsin, USA deathdate = death date and age|1948|7|5|1919|1|1 deathplace = Pacific… …   Wikipedia

  • Carole Lombard — Carole Lombards Stern auf dem Hollywood Walk of Fame Carole Lombard (* 6. Oktober 1908 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Vereinigte Staaten; † 16. Januar 1942 am Table Rock Mountain, Nevada, Vereinigte Staaten; eigentlich Jane …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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