Thomas Ince
Date of Birth
Nov 06, 1886
Birth Place:
Newport, RI


The man who virtually invented the Hollywood studio system, producer Thomas Ince was a member of an acting family. His brothers Ralph and John Ince would continue performing into the talking picture era, but Thomas grew disenchanted with the long, lean days between theatre jobs. In 1910 he entered films as an actor at Biograph studios in New York, then joined Carl Laemmle's Independent Motion...