Thomas Ince (Thomas Ince)

Thomas  Ince

Director, Writer, Producer. Ince was a giant in the early days of silent films. He was particularly known for his Westerns. Ince is also known for his untimely 1924 death aboard the yacht of William Randolph Hearst, officially he died of heart trouble, but Hollywood rumor of the time suggested he had been shot by Hearst in a dispute over actress Marion Davies. “The Cat’s Meow” a Peter Bogdanovich film based on the death of Ince, starred Cary Elwes as Ince and Kirsten Dunst as Marion Davies.


  • November, 06, 1882
  • USA
  • Rhode Island


  • November, 19, 1924
  • USA
  • California


  • Cremated

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