Fred Mace

Fred Mace (August 22, 1878 – February 21, 1917) was a comedic actor during the silent era in the United States. He appeared in 156 films between 1909 and 1916. Mace worked for Mack Sennett at Keystone Studios. Shortly after he left, Roscoe Arbuckle, who had appeared in a few pictures at Keystone with Mace, took over as Sennett's lead comedic actor.[1]

Fred Mace
Mace in 1915
Born(1878-08-22)August 22, 1878
DiedFebruary 21, 1917(1917-02-21) (aged 38)
Years active1909-1916
Photograph of Keystone Cops from 1912 with Fred Mace second from right

Mace was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died at the Hotel Astor in New York City in 1917. All of his work is in the public domain.

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  1. ^ Sherman, William Thomas. "On Screen With Other Famous Laughmakers". The Film Comedy of Mabel Normand: 1911-1916. Silents Are Golden. Retrieved April 16, 2009.

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