Mack Sennett

1880 - 1960

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Mack Sennett (born Michael Sinnott; January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-American film actor, director, and producer, and studio head, known as the 'King of Comedy'. 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 586,386 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Mack Sennett is the 878th most popular actor (down from 754th in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Canada (down from 61st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Canadian Actor.

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Among actors, Mack Sennett ranks 878 out of 10,030Before him are Josh Brolin, Marcheline Bertrand, Samy Naceri, Senta Berger, Eva Green, and Daniel Davis. After him are Alicia Rhett, Billy Dee Williams, Joan Plowright, Maud Adams, Brendan Fraser, and Veronica Lake.

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Among people born in 1880, Mack Sennett ranks 45Before him are Alfred Einstein, Alice Bailey, Akiba Rubinstein, Ernest Bloch, María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, and Ugo Cavallero. After him are Margherita Sarfatti, Charles Huntziger, Otto Meissner, Alexander Grin, Adam Czerniaków, and Martiros Saryan. Among people deceased in 1960, Mack Sennett ranks 40Before him are Ida Rubinstein, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ernst von Dohnányi, Soghomon Tehlirian, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, and Antonie Pannekoek. After him are Henri Guisan, Frank Lloyd, Jacques Becker, Inejiro Asanuma, Otoya Yamaguchi, and Jussi Björling.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Mack Sennett ranks 66 out of 1,130Before him are Ryan Gosling (1980), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Henry Taube (1915), David Easton (1917), Avril Lavigne (1984), and René Angélil (1942). After him are David H. Hubel (1926), William Vickrey (1914), Mike Myers (1963), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), Geneviève Bujold (1942), and Yvonne De Carlo (1922).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Mack Sennett ranks 15Before him are Lois Maxwell (1927), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Glenn Ford (1916), Conrad Bain (1923), and Ryan Gosling (1980). After him are Mike Myers (1963), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), Geneviève Bujold (1942), Yvonne De Carlo (1922), Rachel McAdams (1978), and Victor Garber (1949).

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