Mack Sennett

1880 - 1960

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Mack Sennett (born Michael Sinnott; January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-American producer, director, actor, and studio head who was known as the "King of Comedy" during his career. Born in Danville, Quebec, in 1880, he started in films in the Biograph Company of New York City, and later opened Keystone Studios in Edendale, California in 1912. Keystone possessed the first fully enclosed film stage, and Sennett became famous as the originator of slapstick routines such as pie-throwing and car-chases, as seen in the Keystone Cops films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mack Sennett has received more than 740,899 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Mack Sennett is the 748th most popular actor (up from 817th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Canada (up from 61st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 60.70

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  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.74

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  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Mack Sennett has had the most page views in the with 80,663 views, followed by French (12,446), and Italian (9,892). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (100.00%), Belarusian (76.98%), and Waray (71.06%)


Among actors, Mack Sennett ranks 748 out of 13,578Before him are Jean-Louis Barrault, Adolfo Celi, Anthony Mann, Robin Wright, Antonella Lualdi, and Capucine. After him are Maria Schneider, Ajay Devgn, Andy Serkis, Cybill Shepherd, Boris Karloff, and Isabel Sarli.

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Among people born in 1880, Mack Sennett ranks 37Before him are Michel Fokine, Giuseppe Moscati, Mohammed Alim Khan, Álvaro Obregón, Andrei Bely, and Lionel Logue. After him are Akiba Rubinstein, Sarah Knauss, María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Otto Meissner, John Boyd Orr, and Adam Czerniaków. Among people deceased in 1960, Mack Sennett ranks 30Before him are Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, Clara Haskil, Friedrich Adler, Felix Kersten, Ernst von Dohnányi, and Ethel Voynich. After him are Hugo Alfvén, Ida Rubinstein, Soghomon Tehlirian, Inejiro Asanuma, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, and Victor Klemperer.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Mack Sennett ranks 57 out of 1,622Before him are Ryan Gosling (1980), Oscar Peterson (1925), Lois Maxwell (1927), Maye Musk (1948), David Easton (1917), and Mylène Farmer (1961). After him are Norman Jewison (1926), Maud Lewis (1903), John Candy (1950), Brian Tracy (1944), Donald O. Hebb (1904), and Lester B. Pearson (1897).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Mack Sennett ranks 12Before him are William Shatner (1931), Pamela Anderson (1967), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Mary Pickford (1892), Ryan Gosling (1980), and Lois Maxwell (1927). After him are John Candy (1950), Mike Myers (1963), Glenn Ford (1916), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Catherine O'Hara (1954), and Jason Priestley (1969).

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