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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 26 November 1884Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death 13 October 1927Santa Monica, California, USA  (heart disease)
Birth NameHugh Richard McGowan

Mini Bio (1)

Hughie Mack was born on November 26, 1884 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Hugh Richard McGowan. He was an actor and writer, known for How Fatty Made Good (1913), The Man from Egypt (1916) and The Wedding March (1928). He was married to Mary Agnes McGowan. He died on October 13, 1927 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Mary Agnes McGowan (0000 - 13 October 1927) (his death) (4 children)

Trivia (1)

A Brooklyn undertaker whose real name was Hugh McGowan, he was spotted one day sleeping on a park bench by producers J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith of Vitagraph Pictures. Vitagraph's biggest star at the time was short, fat comic John Bunny, and Blackton and Smith thought that since Bunny was so popular, another short and fat comic might be popular too, so they woke him up and offered him a job.

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