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Mack Sennett

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was known at times as the "King of Comedy". His short Wrestling Swordfish was awarded the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1932 and he earned an Academy Honorary Award in 1937.

Fact file

  • Born: January 17, 1880 Danville, Quebec, Canada
  • Died: November 5, 1960 (aged 80) Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, presenter, composer, cinematographer
  • Years active: 1908–1949

Read more about Mack Sennett at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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