Hughie Mack
born: 26 November 1884
Brooklyn, New York,
United States of America
died: 13 October 1927
Santa Monica, California,
United States of America
(heart disease, age 42)
Fat American actor, a former undertaker.  He was spotted one day sleeping on a park bench by producers J. Stuart Blackton and Albert E. Smith of Vitagraph Pictures.  They woke him up and offered him a job.
Real name: Hugh Richard McGowan Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.

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1920
Grab The Ghost
Fat policeman

1920
You're Pinched
Police chief

1920
Any Old Port
Fat passenger

1920
Don't Rock The Boat
Fat man on island

1920
Call A Taxi
Drunk #3

1920
Live And Learn
Fat man at gym

1920
Run 'Em Ragged
Second tramp

1920
A London Bobby
Fat policeman

1920
Money To Burn
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Go As You Please
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Doing Time
Fat convict

1920
Cash Customers
Fat tenant

1921
The Morning After
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Whirl O' The West
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Open Another Bottle
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Make It Snappy
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Fellow Romans
[unidentified character]
 

1921
Rush Orders
Lunch counter customer
 

Acknowledgements:
http://home.comcast.net/~wrigglyeyes2/Hughie_Mack_sig.jpg (Steve Rydzeswki)
John Benson (help finding print)
Jesse Brisson (identification in Don't Rock The Boat and Doing Time)
Steve Massa (identification in You're Pinched)

This page was last updated on: 19 May 2022