Mack Sennett

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Birthday
17, 1880
Birthplace
Danville, Canada
Death Date
Nov 5, 1960 (80)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1880
Birthplace
Danville, Canada
Death Date
Nov 5, 1960 (80)

About

Director of the Keystone Cops silent comedies and recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 1937.

Before Fame

He was inspired to pursue opera after watching a vaudeville show.

Trivia

His film Wrestling Swordfish won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1932.

Family Life

He was born the son of Irish Catholic immigrant farmers. His father was a blacksmith.

Associated With

He and Hal Roach both won an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film in 1932. Roach won for The Music Box.