Clark Gable’s grandson died from fentanyl overdose, coroner rules

The only grandson of movie legend Clark Gable died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, the same drug that killed Prince, Tom Petty and Mac Miller, officials confirmed Friday.

Clark James Gable III died suddenly on Feb. 22 from “the combined effects of fentanyl, oxycodone and alprazolam," a records custodian with the Dallas County Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science told the Daily News.

“The manner of death is an accident,” she said.

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Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s up to 50 times more powerful than heroin. A recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics found it was responsible for 18,335 overdose deaths in 2016, more than any other drug.

The high-profile deaths of former Wilco band member Jay Bennett and rapper Lil Peep also were linked to the drug.

Gable, 30, was the host of the reality TV show “Cheaters” before his death two months ago at a Dallas hospital.

The show, which he hosted starting in 2012, focused on confrontations with people suspected of being unfaithful.

Gable was found unresponsive by his fiancée, according to his sister.

The couple shared an infant daughter.

His world-famous grandfather, who died in 1960, starred in “Gone With the Wind” and won the best acting Oscar for the 1934 film, “It Happened One Night.”

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American actor Clark Gable (1901-1960) won an Oscar for 'It Happened One Night' but made his reputation with his role as Rhett Butler in 'Gone With the Wind', co-starring with English actress Vivien Leigh. In this publicity photo he is costumed as Rhett. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 08: American actor Clark Gable (1901-1960) started his career as an extra in silent films, and became a top Hollywood star, appearing in films such as �It Happened One Night� (1934) �Gone With the Wind� (1939), and �The Misfits� (1961). Lana Turner (1920-1995) made four films with Gable: �Honky Tonk� (1941), �Somewhere I'll Find You� (1942), �Homecoming� (1948), and �Betrayed� (1954). (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Actoress Hedy Lamarr and Clark Gable in a scene from the movie 'Comrade X' which was released on December 13, 1940. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Getty Images)
CLARK GABLE -- Pictured: Actor Clark Gable in 1940 --(Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
American actor Clark Gable (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr in Comrade X (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actor Clark Gable (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actor Clark Cable in a publicity photograph for his film Boom Town, 1940
Hedy Lamarr and Clark Gable in a promotional portrait for the film 'Boom Town', 1940. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
The US actors Clark Gable and Joan Crawford in a scene of the film 'Strange Cargo', directed by Frank Borzage. The film deals with eight convicts who escape from prison. 1940. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
American actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960), circa 1945. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
The US actors Clark Gable and Gene Tierney in a scene of the film 'Never Let Me Go', directed by Delmer Daves. Gable plays an American news writer who marries a Russian ballet dancer in Moscow in 1945. He has to overcome many obstables to go with her to the USA. USA, 1953. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
Clark Gable (1901-1960), US actor, dressed in US Air Force uniform, with a background of blue sky and clouds, circa 1945. Gable flew on combat missions as a gunner during World War II. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Profile headshot of actor Clark Gable, circa 1945. (Photo by Lass/Moviepix/Getty Images)
American actress Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989) with Anna Lee (1913 - 2004) and Clark Gable (1901 - 1960) whilst rehearsing for a CBS Screen Guild programme, circa 1945. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
ITALY - AUGUST 11: Clark Gable During A Press Conference In Grottaferrata, Rome, In 1959 (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) 6/26/1959-New York: Mr. and Mrs. Clark Gable pose aboard the the Holland America line's Nieuw Amsterdam June 26th.
AUSTRIA - DECEMBER 28: The American actor spending vacation at his house in St. Gilden, Austria, on July 30, 1959. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Clark Gable, 1959. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
Clark Gable stars in Teacher's Pet, 01.05.1958. (Photoshot/Getty Images)
Doris Day and Clark Gable with their backs to each other in a scene from the film 'Teacher's Pet', 1958. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MAY 08: The American actor Clark GABLE and his fourth wife Sylvia ASHLEY - married a few months before - out on the town in Hollywood on October 8, 1955. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
American actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960), circa 1958. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
American actor Clark Gable on the set of The Tall Men, directed by Raoul Walsh. (Photo by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corpo/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
(Eingeschränkte Rechte für bestimmte redaktionelle Kunden in Deutschland. Limited rights for specific editorial clients in Germany.) Gable, Clark *01.02.1901-16.11.1960+Schauspieler, USA- Portrait, laechelt- undatiert (um 1955) (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
American actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960) wearing red socks, circa 1955. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
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