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Mack Sennett

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 Melbourne, Quebec, in 1880, he started in films in the Biograph Company of New York, 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. He also produced short features that displayed his Bathing Beauties, many of whom went on to develop successful acting careers. Sennett's work in sound movies was less successful, and he was bankrupted in 1933. He was presented with an honorary Academy Award for his contribution to film comedy.


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Born:
Jan 17, 1880 In Richmond, Québec, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
224
First Appeared:
In the movie Old Isaacs, the Pawnbroker 1908-03-28
Latest Project:
Movie Hoffmeyer's Legacy 2022
Known For
Poster of Frank Capra's American Dream
Poster of It's Showtime
Poster of Cavalcade of the Academy Awards
Poster of The Ambitious Butler
Filmography
Movie Hoffmeyer's Legacy The Police Chief 2022
Movie Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies Himself (Archive Footage) 2008-08-29
Movie D.W. Griffith - Years of Discovery 1909-1913 Unknown 2002-09-10
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 1997-01-01
Movie It's Showtime 1976-03-31
Movie Days of Thrills and Laughter Unknown 1961-03-21
Movie The Golden Age of Comedy Unknown 1957-12-26
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Mack Sennett 1955-02-02
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie The Slappiest Days of Our Lives (archive footage) 1951-03-23
Movie Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood No. 6 1942-10-05
Movie Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (archive footage) 1940-07-31
Movie Hollywood Cavalcade Mack Sennett 1939-10-13
Movie Hollywood Boulevard Cinegrill Customer (uncredited) 1936-08-20
Movie Screen Snapshots (Series 10, No. 8) Himself 1931-06-01
Movie Movie-Town Mack Sennett-Director 1931-07-04
Movie The Hollywood Kid Himself 1924-04-19
Movie Oh, Mabel Behave Blaa Blaa 1922-06-20
Movie Hearts and Planets Invisible Star 1915-02-20
Movie My Valet John's Valet 1915-11-07
Movie Stolen Magic The Traveler's Friend 1915-11-28
Movie Mabel at the Wheel Reporter 1914-04-18
Movie Mack at It Again Mack 1914-04-06
Movie Mabel’s Bear Escape Unknown 1914-01-31
Movie A Busy Day Newsreel Film Director (uncredited) 1914-05-07
Movie Rebecca's Wedding Day The Father 1914-01-24
Movie The Property Man Man in Front Row Audience (uncredited) 1914-08-01
Movie The Fatal Mallet Suitor 1914-06-01
Movie Mabel's Busy Day Customer 1914-06-13
Movie The Knockout Spectator / Man Outside Arena (uncredited) 1914-06-11
Movie A Strong Revenge Schnitz 1913-03-09
Movie At Twelve O’Clock Mabel's Lover 1913-03-27
Movie The Sleuths at the Floral Parade 1st Sleuth 1913-03-06
Movie The Rube and the Baron John - the Rube 1913-03-20
Movie The Mistaken Masher The Boxing Champion 1913-01-27
Movie Her New Beau 1913-03-31
Movie How Hiram Won Out Hiram 1913-01-13
Movie The Battle of Who Run Union Soldier 1913-02-06
Movie Mabel’s Heroes 1st Suitor 1913-02-13
Movie Love Sickness at Sea Mabel's Sweetheart 1913-11-06
Movie Rastus and the Game Cock Cockfight Organizer 1913-07-03
Movie A Healthy Neighborhood 1913-10-12
Movie Those Good Old Days The Peasant 1913-04-07
Movie Peeping Pete Peeping Pete 1913-06-22
Movie Mabel's Dramatic Career Mack - Mabel's Sweetheart 1913-09-08
Movie Mabel’s Awful Mistakes Jones 1913-05-12
Movie The Hansom Driver The Hansom Cab Driver 1913-06-09
Movie Their First Execution Unknown 1913-05-14
Movie Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life Mabel's Boyfriend 1913-06-02
Movie What the Doctor Ordered Jenks 1912-08-04
Movie The Speed Demon 1912-07-14
Movie Cohen Collects a Debt 1912-09-23
Movie The New Neighbor 1912-09-29
Movie Man's Genesis (uncredited) 1912-07-10
Movie The Water Nymph Mack, Mabel's Boyfriend 1912-09-23
Movie The Fatal Chocolate Zeke 1912-02-19
Movie A Spanish Dilemma Carlos, Jose's Brother 1912-03-10
Movie Riley and Schultze Unknown 1912-09-29
Movie Hot Stuff Hank Hawkins 1912-03-21
Movie The Furs The Salesman 1912-05-12
Movie Tomboy Bessie Andrew - the Suitor 1912-06-02
Movie The New Baby The Husband 1912-06-24
Movie The Brave Hunter The Brave Hunter 1912-04-21
Movie A Bear Escape Sleuth 1912-11-25
Movie The Duel 1912-12-30
Movie Pat's Day Off Pat the Cop 1912-12-02
Movie A Family Mixup Smith 1912-12-09
Movie Pedro's Dilemma Pedro 1912-10-07
Movie Mr. Fixit suitor 1912-11-18
Movie The Rivals Henry 1912-11-18
Movie The Flirting Husband Unknown 1912-10-21
Movie The Ambitious Butler 1912-10-21
Movie A Temperamental Husband Police Chief 1912-11-11
Movie At Coney Island boy 1912-10-28
Movie At It Again sleuth 1912-11-04
Movie The Deacon's Troubles 1912-11-11
Movie His Daughter Unknown 1911-02-23
Movie Fisher Folks At Fair 1911-02-16
Movie Comrades Mack 1911-03-13
Movie The Italian Barber Bobby Mack 1911-01-09
Movie The Ghost A Crook 1911-07-20
Movie The Manicure Lady The Barber 1911-05-18
Movie $500 Reward Unknown 1911-08-21
Movie The Beautiful Voice A Frenchman 1911-07-31
Movie The Inventor’s Secret Dan the Cop 1911-10-23
Movie Over Silent Paths 1910-05-15
Movie Ramona The White Exploiter 1910-05-23
Movie The Purgation Unknown 1910-05-24
Movie Love Among the Roses Unknown 1910-05-08
Movie An Affair of Hearts Monsieur Renay 1910-05-19
Movie The Thread of Destiny Unknown 1910-03-07
Movie All on Account of the Milk The Farmhand 1910-01-13
Movie In the Season of Buds Henry 1910-06-02
Movie The Last Deal In Bank 1910-01-27
Movie The Converts Unknown 1910-02-08
Movie Faithful Zeke [Faithful] 1910-03-20
Movie As It Is in Life Owner of a Pigeon Farm 1910-04-04
Movie The Two Brothers One of Pedro's Men 1910-05-12
Movie Examination Day at School Unknown 1910-09-29
Movie The Modern Prodigal Unknown 1910-08-28
Movie A Lucky Toothache Tom 1910-10-13
Movie The Broken Doll 1910-10-17
Movie A Midnight Cupid Unknown 1910-06-03
Movie Wilful Peggy Man at the Wedding 1910-08-24
Movie A Gold Necklace Sam 1910-10-06
Movie When We Were in Our 'Teens The Butler 1910-08-18
Movie In the Border States Union Soldier 1910-06-13
Movie Never Again A Rival Sweetheart 1910-06-20
Movie What the Daisy Said Unknown 1910-07-11
Movie An Arcadian Maid Unknown 1910-08-01
Movie A Flash of Light Wedding Guest 1910-07-17
Movie Jones and His New Neighbors Policeman 1909-03-29
Movie The Drunkard's Reformation In the Play / In the Orchestra / In the Bar 1909-03-31
Movie The Deception The Doctor 1909-03-22
Movie At the Altar Policeman / Dinner Guest 1909-02-25
Movie The Road to the Heart Cowpuncher 1909-04-05
Movie The Wooden Leg Tramp 1909-03-08
Movie The Lure of the Gown At Dance 1909-03-15
Movie And a Little Child Shall Lead Them The Servant 1909-03-22
Movie Two Memories Party Guest 1909-05-23
Movie Resurrection At Court / A Guard / At Inn 1909-05-20
Movie The Politician's Love Story Boss Tim Crogan 1909-02-21
Movie The Cricket on the Hearth Merry Andrew 1909-05-27
Movie The Jilt DDorothy's First Suitor / Bartender / At Stock Exchange 1909-05-17
Movie Jones and the Lady Book Agent Dick Smith 1909-05-10
Movie Lucky Jim Jack 1909-04-25
Movie Twin Brothers Unknown 1909-04-25
Movie Confidence Footman 1909-04-15
Movie Those Awful Hats Man in checkered jacket and top hat 1909-01-25
Movie The Honor of Thieves Man at dance / Cop 1909-01-11
Movie The Sacrifice At Wigmaker's / At Jeweler's / At Pawnshop 1909-01-14
Movie A Rural Elopement In Crowd 1909-01-14
Movie Love Finds a Way Footman 1909-01-11
Movie The Maniac Cook Policeman 1909-01-04
Movie The Violin Maker of Cremona In Crowd 1909-06-07
Movie One Touch of Nature Cop / Man in second couple 1909-01-01
Movie The Criminal Hypnotist Party Guest 1909-01-18
Movie Mr. Jones Has a Card Party Guest 1909-01-21
Movie A Wreath in Time John Goodhusband 1909-02-08
Movie The Curtain Pole Monsieur Dupont 1909-02-15
Movie The Girls and Daddy At Black & Tan Ball / Policeman 1909-02-01
Movie The Cord of Life Policeman 1909-01-28
Movie The Fascinating Mrs. Francis Party Guest 1909-01-21
Movie The Welcome Burglar The Butler / In Office / In Bar 1909-01-25
Movie The Joneses Have Amateur Theatricals Theatre Man 1909-02-18
Movie The Day After Unknown 1909-12-30
Movie Pippa Passes In Studio 1909-10-03
Movie Lines of White on a Sullen Sea Fisherman in First Port 1909-10-27
Movie The Gibson Goddess An Admirer 1909-11-01
Movie The Awakening The Butler 1909-09-29
Movie Leather Stocking Big Serpent 1909-09-27
Movie Getting Even Miner 1909-09-12
Movie The Broken Locket Peabody's Companion 1909-09-16
Movie What's Your Hurry? On Street 1909-11-01
Movie Nursing a Viper In Mob 1909-11-03
Movie A Trap for Santa Claus Unknown 1909-12-20
Movie To Save Her Soul Backstage 1909-12-27
Movie The Lonely Villa Unknown 1909-06-10
Movie A Corner in Wheat Unknown 1909-12-13
Movie The Redman's View Conqueror 1909-12-09
Movie The Mountaineer's Honor In Posse 1909-11-24
Movie Through the Breakers At the Ball/At the Club 1909-12-06
Movie 1776, or The Hessian Renegades Hessian 1909-09-06
Movie The Light That Came Suitor 1909-11-11
Movie The Way of Man A Butler 1909-06-28
Movie The Necklace In Pawnshop/In Jewelry Store/Party Guest 1909-07-01
Movie The Cardinal's Conspiracy Comic Cutthroat 1909-07-12
Movie The Faded Lilies At Party 1909-06-17
Movie Her First Biscuits Biscuit Victim 1909-06-17
Movie The Son's Return Creditor / Neighbor 1909-06-14
Movie The Sealed Room A Soldier 1909-09-02
Movie A New Trick The Thief 1909-07-19
Movie The Peachbasket Hat Policeman/In Store 1909-06-24
Movie The Indian Runner's Romance Indian 1909-08-22
Movie The Little Darling Unknown 1909-09-01
Movie His Wife's Visitor At Club 1909-08-19
Movie Mr. Jones’ Burglar The Burglar 1909-08-09
Movie The Mended Lute Indian 1909-08-05
Movie The Slave A Barbarian 1909-07-29
Movie A Strange Meeting In Congregation 1909-08-01
Movie Monday Morning in a Coney Island Police Court Policeman 1908-09-04
Movie Balked at the Altar Unknown 1908-08-25
Movie The Girl and the Outlaw Indian 1908-09-08
Movie The Fatal Hour Policeman 1908-08-18
Movie Betrayed by a Handprint The Butler 1908-09-01
Movie The Heart of O Yama Footman 1908-09-18
Movie Deceived Slumming Party Policeman / Waiter 1908-07-31
Movie Where the Breakers Roar Policeman 1908-09-22
Movie A Smoked Husband Man in Top Hat 1908-09-25
Movie The Red Girl Man in First Bar / Man in Second Bar 1908-09-15
Movie Behind the Scenes: Where All Is Not Gold That Glitters Backstage Man 1908-09-11
Movie The Sculptor's Nightmare Unknown 1908-05-06
Movie Thompson's Night Out Theatre Bouncer 1908-05-26
Movie The King's Messenger Soldier 1908-04-29
Movie Old Isaacs, the Pawnbroker Charity Worker 1908-03-28
Movie The Devil Waiter 1908-10-02
Movie The Invisible Fluid Mover 1908-06-16
Movie The Man in the Box Gang Member 1908-06-19
Movie The Stage Rustler Man in Bar 1908-07-10
Movie The Kentuckian Unknown 1908-07-07
Movie Over the Hill to the Poorhouse Bartender 1908-06-26
Movie The Black Viper Rescuer 1908-07-21
Movie The Test of Friendship Guest / Man in Fight 1908-12-15
Movie The Feud and the Turkey A Member of the Wilkinson Clan 1908-12-08
Movie Money Mad Man on the Street 1908-12-04
Movie The Valet's Wife Reggie Van Twiller 1908-12-01
Movie The Clubman and the Tramp Dinner Guest / Policeman 1908-11-27
Movie The Reckoning The Lover 1908-12-11
Movie An Awful Moment Policeman / Man in Court 1908-12-18
Movie The Helping Hand Wedding Guest 1908-12-29
Movie Mr. Jones at the Ball Butler / Policeman 1908-12-25
Movie The Christmas Burglars One of Mike's Assistants 1908-12-22
Movie The Song of the Shirt Foreman / In Office / In Second Restaurant 1908-11-17
Movie The Guerrilla Confederate Soldier / Union Soldier 1908-11-13
Movie Romance of a Jewess Customer / In Bookstore / Doctor 1908-10-23
Movie The Vaquero's Vow Wedding Party / Man in Bar 1908-10-16
Movie The Barbarian - Ingomar Barbarian 1908-10-13
Movie Father Gets in the Game Father Bill Wilkins 1908-10-10
Movie The Call of the Wild Party Guest 1908-10-27
Movie Concealing a Burglar Waiter / Policeman 1908-10-30
Movie The Taming of the Shrew Petruchio's Servant 1908-11-10
Movie The Pirate's Gold Pirate 1908-11-06
Movie After Many Years Sailor / Member of Rescue Party 1908-11-03
Movie The Zulu's Heart Unknown 1908-10-06