Mack Sennett

Canadian-American silent film producer (1880–1960)

Mack Sennett (born Michael Sinnott; January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-American actor, director, and comedian. He was known as the "King of Comedy". He helped create the first slapstick silent comedy movies.

Mack Sennett
Sennett in 1924
Michael Sinnott

(1880-01-17)January 17, 1880
Richmond, Quebec, Canada
DiedNovember 5, 1960(1960-11-05) (aged 80)
  • Actor
  • director
  • comedian
Years active1908–1949

Sennett died on November 5, 1960, in Woodland Hills, California, aged 80.[1]

According to IMDB he acted in 360 films.

Biography change

Michael Sinnott was born in Richmond, Quebec in the Irish Catholi family. When he was 17 years old he moved to Connecticut.

References change

  1. "Mack Sennett, 76, Film Pioneer Who Developed Slapstick, Dies. Keystone Kops, Custard Pies and Bathing Beauties Were Symbols of His Movies". The New York Times. November 6, 1960.