Clark James Gable | Alprazolam, Oxycodone, & Fentanyl Overdose Death
Clark James Gable (also known as Clark James Gable III and Clark Gable III) was an actor, model, and T.V. host.
His family had a history of substance use and addiction. Unfortunately, that increased his risk of suffering from substance use disorder himself, and he ended up dealing with addiction for most of his life.
About Clark James Gable
Clark James Gable was Clark Gable’s grandson. Clark Gable was the Oscar-winning American actor and Hollywood legend who starred in Gone With The Wind and It Happened One Night. He died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California.
Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, Clark James Gable became an actor himself and starred in several movies and TV shows including Heckle and The Curse of Zombie Pirates. He was also a model from a young age and appeared in campaigns for Prada, Disney, and Converse.
He had been filming a crime drama, Sunset Dawn, shortly before he died.
He was most well-known as the host of seasons 13 and 14 of the reality TV show Cheaters, a show that exposes people who are cheating on their significant others. Gable resided in Dallas, Texas and Malibu, California.
His father was John Clark Gable II, his mother was Tracy Yarro Scheff, and his sister was actress Kayley Gable.
How Clark James Gable Died
According to the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office, Clark James Gable’s cause of death was a result of a mixture of fentanyl, oxycodone, and alprazolam (Xanax). His death was ruled an accidental drug overdose.
Gable’s death occurred on Feb 22, 2019. He was 30 years old and died at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital after being found unresponsive in bed at the Gable family home in Dallas.
When he passed, he was survived by his fiancee, Summer, and his infant daughter, Shore Larae Gable.
Clark James Gable’s History Of Substance Abuse
After the actor’s death, Gable’s mother noted that he had struggled with drug addiction for most of his life as had all of her four children. It’s unclear what specific drugs he was addicted to, but based on how he died, it was likely prescription drugs and opioids.
Did Clark James Gable Attend Addiction Treatment?
Clark James Gable’s mother also stated that he had reached out and gotten therapy for his addiction in the past. Where the 30-year-old received treatment or for how long is unknown.
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