Mack Swain

Mack Swain

actor, director

Mack Swain was born on Feb 16, 1876 in USA. Mack Swain's big-screen debut came with Fatty Joins the Force directed by George Nichols in 1913, strarring Cop at Station House (uncredited). Mack Swain is known for The Girl from Everywhere directed by Edward F. Cline, Daphne Pollard stars as Minnie Stitch and Dot Farley as Madame Zweibach. The most recent award Mack Swain achieved is Walk of Fame. The upcoming new movie Mack Swain plays is The Midnight Patrol which will be released on Apr 10, 1932.

Mack Swain was born in 1876 and soon became a talented vaudevillian. In 1913 he was hired by Mack Sennett and appeared in a few Mabel Normand pictures until a year later he became even bigger when Charlie Chaplin arrived at the Keystone Studio. Swain later created a character by the name of Ambrose whom he appeared with Mr. Walrus (Played by comic Chester Conklin) most memorably in "Love Speed & Thrills" (1915).After that his career began to go downward until Charlie Chaplin rescued it in 1921 and he later appeared in his masterpiece "The Gold Rush" (1925). After "The Gold Rush" he appeared in many Hollywood productions such as Lon Chaney's "Mockery" and "The Last Warning" (1929).In 1931 he appeared in the academy award nominee for best short "Stout Hearts and Willing Hands" which also co-starred former keystone actors such as Chester Conklin, Sterling Ford, Clyde Cook, and Owen Moore. He retired from then onward and died in 1935.

  • Birthday

    Feb 16, 1876
  • Place of Birth

    Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
Winner - Star on the Walk of Fame

Movies & TV Shows