Thomas H. Ince

1880 - 1924

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Thomas Harper Ince (November 16, 1880 – November 19, 1924) was an American silent era filmmaker and media proprietor. Ince was known as the "Father of the Western" and was responsible for making over 800 films.Ince revolutionized the motion picture industry by creating the first major Hollywood studio facility and invented movie production by introducing the "assembly line" system of filmmaking. He was the first mogul to build his own film studio dubbed "Inceville" in Palisades Highlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas H. Ince has received more than 862,917 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Thomas H. Ince is the 3,720th most popular actor (down from 3,225th in 2019), the 5,574th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,023rd in 2019) and the 1,681st most popular American Actor.

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  • 25

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  • 3.10

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  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Thomas H. Ince has had the most page views in the with 70,199 views, followed by Spanish (5,861), and German (3,994). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Polish (448.33%), Korean (236.23%), and Ukrainian (77.46%)


Among actors, Thomas H. Ince ranks 3,720 out of 13,578Before him are Adriana Caselotti, Pearl White, George Bancroft, Costas Mandylor, Julian Fellowes, and Jude Ciccolella. After him are Lori Singer, Alan Young, Charles Martin Smith, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Michael Gothard, and Kyeon Mi-ri.

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Among people born in 1880, Thomas H. Ince ranks 145Before him are Vincas Mickevičius-Kapsukas, Konrad von Preysing, Conrad Albrecht, Agha Petros, Jacob Epstein, and Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne. After him are Jesse L. Lasky, Seán O'Casey, Oswald Veblen, Fred Alexander, Louis Hémon, and Viggo Larsen. Among people deceased in 1924, Thomas H. Ince ranks 94Before him are Georg Hermann Quincke, Hugo von Seeliger, Paul Cambon, Masujiro Nishida, Alois Riehl, and Anna Palm de Rosa. After him are Viktor Nogin, Gregory VII of Constantinople, George Kennan, Lin Shu, Ivan Evstratiev Geshov, and Stan Rowley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas H. Ince ranks 5,574 out of 20,380Before him are Bruce Kulick (1953), J. Lawton Collins (1896), Adriana Caselotti (1916), Pearl White (1889), George Bancroft (1882), and Jude Ciccolella (1947). After him are Arthur Laffer (1940), Lori Singer (1957), Charles Martin Smith (1953), Mary Blair (1911), Alan Lomax (1915), and Grace Sherwood (1660).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Thomas H. Ince ranks 1,681Before him are James Eckhouse (1955), Darlene Cates (1947), Adriana Caselotti (1916), Pearl White (1889), George Bancroft (1882), and Jude Ciccolella (1947). After him are Lori Singer (1957), Charles Martin Smith (1953), David Proval (1942), Victor Sen Yung (1914), Sylvia Miles (1924), and Frances Lee McCain (1943).

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