Classic Movie Coincidence: Clark Gable and Michael Kanin


Clark Gable and Michael Kanin share a birthday and a film:

Michael Kanin co-wrote the story for Teacher’s Pet which starred Clark Gable — both Kanin and Gable were born today February 1 (9 yrs apart!).

Clark Gable and Doris Day in Teacher's Pet 1958

Clark Gable and Doris Day in Teacher’s Pet (1958, director George Seaton)


Writers Michael and Fay Kanin

Teacher’s Pet co-writers Michael Kanin and his wife Fay Kanin.


Clark Gable was born on in Cadiz, Ohio, and Michael Kanin was born on  in Rochester, New York.


–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

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2 Responses to Classic Movie Coincidence: Clark Gable and Michael Kanin

  1. I love classic movie coincidences. It makes celebratory title selection so much easier.

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