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Buster Keaton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Buster Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American comic actor, filmmaker, producer and writer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face". Keaton was recognized as the seventh-greatest director of all time by Entertainment Weekly. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Keaton the 21st-greatest male star of all time. Critic Roger Ebert wrote of Keaton's "extraordinary period from 1920 to 1929, [when] he worked without interruption on a series of films that make him, arguably, the greatest actor-director in the history of the movies."Orson Welles stated that Keaton's The General is the greatest comedy ever made, the greatest Civil War film ever made, and perhaps the greatest film ever made. A 2002 worldwide poll by Sight & Sound ranked Keaton's The General as the 15th best film of all time. Three other Keaton films received votes in the magazine's survey: Our Hospitality, Sherlock, Jr., and The Navigator. Description above from the Wikipedia article Buster Keaton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 4, 1895 In Piqua, Kansas, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie El carnicero 1917-04-23
Latest Project:
Pelicula Looking for Charlie: Or, the Day the Clown Died 2016-01-01
Known For
Poster of Industrial Strength Keaton
Poster of Breath Death
Poster of El chivo
Pelicula Looking for Charlie: Or, the Day the Clown Died Himself (archive footage) 2016-01-01
Pelicula Industrial Strength Keaton Himself 2006-01-17
Pelicula Buster Keaton: From Silents to Shorts (archive footage) 2006-03-07
Pelicula So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM Himself (archive footage) 2004-12-07
Pelicula That's Entertainment! III 1994-07-01
Series Funny Business 1992-11-22
Series Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow 1987-09-30
Pelicula That's Entertainment, Part II 1976-05-17
Pelicula That's Entertainment! Himself - at Banquet (archive footage) (uncredited) 1974-06-21
Pelicula 4 Clowns (archive footage) 1970-09-01
Pelicula The Scribe Journalist 1966-01-08
Pelicula Guerra a la italiana Gen. von Kassler 1966-04-20
Pelicula Golfus de Roma Erronius 1966-10-16
Pelicula How to Stuff a Wild Bikini Bwana 1965-07-14
Pelicula Diversión en la playa Buster 1965-04-14
Pelicula The Railrodder The Man 1965-06-20
Pelicula Sergeant Dead Head Airman Blinken 1965-08-18
Pelicula Buster Keaton Rides Again Himself 1965-10-30
Pelicula Film The Man 1965-09-04
Pelicula Breath Death (archive footage) 1964-01-01
Pelicula Pajama Party Chief Rotten Eagle 1964-11-11
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1963-09-17
Pelicula The Triumph of Lester Snapwell Lester Snapwell 1963-01-01
Pelicula El mundo está loco, loco, loco Jimmy the Crook 1963-11-07
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Pelicula The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers Himself 1962-01-06
Pelicula The Home Owner Himself / The Home Owner 1961-11-09
Pelicula Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn Lion Tamer 1960-08-03
Pelicula When Comedy Was King edited from 'Cops' (archive footage) 1960-03-29
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Pelicula The Devil To Pay Diablos 1960-11-09
Series La dimensión desconocida Unknown 1959-10-02
Series The Donna Reed Show Unknown 1958-09-24
Pelicula The Golden Age of Comedy 1957-12-26
Pelicula La vuelta al mundo en 80 días Train Conductor 1956-10-17
Pelicula L'incantevole nemica 1953-06-14
Pelicula The Slappiest Days of Our Lives 1953-06-15
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Pelicula Paradise For Buster Buster 1952-05-31
Pelicula Candilejas Calvero's Partner 1952-10-31
Pelicula The Misadventures of Buster Keaton Buster 1950-01-01
Pelicula El crepúsculo de los dioses Himself 1950-08-10
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Pelicula You're My Everything Butler 1949-06-29
Pelicula The Lovable Cheat Goulard 1949-05-11
Pelicula In the Good Old Summertime Hickey 1949-07-29
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Pelicula God's Country Old Tarp / Mr. Boone 1946-03-15
Pelicula El moderno Barba Azul 1946-08-02
Pelicula That's the Spirit L.M. 1945-06-01
Pelicula She Went to the Races Bellboy 1945-11-04
Pelicula That Night with You Sam - Short Order Cook 1945-09-28
Pelicula San Diego I Love You Bus Driver 1944-09-29
Pelicula Forever and a Day Wilkins (plumber's helper) 1943-01-21
Pelicula So You Won't Squawk Eddie 1941-02-21
Pelicula General Nuisance Peter Hedley Lamar Jr. 1941-09-18
Pelicula She's Oil Mine Buster Waters, plumber 1941-11-20
Pelicula Pardon My Berth Marks Elmer - Newspaper Copyboy 1940-03-22
Pelicula Nothing But Pleasure Clarence Plunkett 1940-01-19
Pelicula New Moon Prisoner - 'LuLu' 1940-06-28
Pelicula The Taming of the Snood Buster Keaton 1940-06-28
Pelicula His Ex Marks the Spot Buster - the husband 1940-12-13
Pelicula Li'l Abner 1940-11-09
Pelicula The Villain Still Pursued Her William Dalton 1940-10-11
Pelicula The Spook Speaks Buster 1940-09-20
Pelicula Hollywood Hobbies Himself 1939-05-03
Pelicula Pest from the West Sir 1939-06-16
Pelicula Hollywood Cavalcade Himself 1939-10-13
Pelicula Mooching Through Georgia Homer Cobb 1939-08-11
Pelicula Ditto The Forgotten Man 1937-02-12
Pelicula Jail Bait 1937-01-08
Pelicula Love Nest on Wheels Elmer 1937-03-26
Pelicula Grand Slam Opera Elmer Butts 1936-02-21
Pelicula The Invader Leander Proudfoot 1936-01-02
Pelicula Three on a Limb Elmer Brown 1936-01-03
Pelicula Blue Blazes Elmer 1936-08-21
Pelicula Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs Himself 1936-08-05
Pelicula Mixed Magic Elmer 'Happy' Butterworth 1936-11-20
Pelicula The Chemist Elmer Triple 1936-10-09
Pelicula Hayseed Romance Elmer Dolittle 1935-03-15
Pelicula Palooka from Paducah Jim Diltz 1935-01-11
Pelicula Tars and Stripes Apprentice Seaman Elmer Doolittle 1935-05-03
Pelicula One Run Elmer Elmer 1935-02-22
Pelicula The Timid Young Man Milton 1935-10-25
Pelicula La Fiesta de Santa Barbara Himself 1935-12-07
Pelicula The E-Flat Man Elmer 1935-08-09
Pelicula The Gold Ghost Wally 1934-03-16
Pelicula Allez Oop Elmer 1934-05-25
Pelicula Le roi des Champs-Élysées Buster Garner / Jim le Balafré 1934-12-10
Pelicula Queremos cerveza Elmer J. Butts 1933-02-10
Pelicula The Passionate Plumber Elmer E. Tuttle 1932-02-06
Pelicula Piernas de perfil Professor Post 1932-08-13
Pelicula Pobre tenorio Reginald Irving 1931-02-28
Pelicula The Stolen Jools Policeman 1931-04-04
Pelicula Sidewalks of New York Harmon 1931-09-26
Pelicula Wir schalten um auf Hollywood Himself 1931-06-09
Pelicula Estrellados Canuto Cuadratin 1930-07-06
Pelicula Free and Easy Elmer 1930-03-22
Pelicula Reclutas Elmer 1930-08-30
Pelicula El comparsa Elmer 1929-03-24
Pelicula The Hollywood Revue of 1929 Himself / Princess Raja 1929-11-23
Pelicula El héroe del río William 'Willie' Canfield Jr. 1928-02-14
Pelicula El cameraman Buster 1928-09-16
Pelicula El colegial Ronald, The Boy 1927-09-10
Pelicula Character Studies Himself (uncredited) 1927-11-20
Pelicula El maquinista de La General Johnny Gray 1926-12-31
Pelicula El boxeador Alfred Butler 1926-09-19
Pelicula The Iron Mule Indian (uncredited) 1925-04-12
Pelicula Siete ocasiones James 'Jimmie' Shannon 1925-03-11
Pelicula El rey de los cowboys Friendless 1925-11-01
Pelicula El moderno Sherlock Holmes Sherlock, Jr. 1924-04-21
Pelicula El navegante Rollo Treadway 1924-10-13
Pelicula El aeronauta The Young Man (as 'Buster' Keaton) 1923-01-22
Pelicula Nido de amor Buster Keaton 1923-03-01
Pelicula La ley de la hospitalidad William McKay 1923-11-19
Pelicula Las tres edades The Boy 1923-09-24
Pelicula Las relaciones con mi mujer The husband 1922-05-15
Pelicula La mudanza Young man / Jeune homme 1922-03-15
Pelicula El herrero Blacksmith's Assistant 1922-07-21
Pelicula Rostro Pálido Little Chief Paleface 1922-01-01
Pelicula El Polo Norte The Bad Man 1922-08-28
Pelicula Seeing Stars 1922-10-29
Pelicula Sueños imposibles The Young Man 1922-11-15
Pelicula La casa eléctrica Buster (as 'Buster' Keaton) 1922-10-01
Pelicula Pamplinas nació el día 13 Suicidal Boy 1921-03-14
Pelicula Pamplinas y los fantasmas Bank Clerk 1921-02-21
Pelicula El guardaespaldas Our Hero 1921-04-18
Pelicula El chivo The Goat 1921-05-14
Pelicula El gran espectáculo (C) Audience / Orchestra / Mr. Brown - First Minstrel / Second Minstrel / Interctors / Stagehand 1921-10-26
Pelicula La barca The Boat Builder 1921-11-10
Pelicula Una semana The Groom 1920-09-01
Pelicula Fatty en el garaje Mechanic / Fireman 1920-01-11
Pelicula The Saphead Bertie Van Alstyne 1920-09-01
Pelicula Convicto 13 Unlucky Golfer / Golfeur malchanceux 1920-10-27
Pelicula The Round-Up Indian (Uncredited) 1920-10-10
Pelicula El espantapájaros (C) Farmhand (as 'Buster' Keaton) 1920-12-22
Pelicula Vecinos The Boy 1920-12-22
Pelicula Keaton entre bastidores Machiniste / Stagehand 1919-09-07
Pelicula Fatty cartero Manager, general store 1919-10-26
Pelicula El botones Bellboy 1918-03-18
Pelicula El sheriff Sheriff, saloon owner 1918-01-20
Pelicula Fatty y las estrellas Revenue Agent 1918-05-12
Pelicula Buenas noches, enfermera Dr. Hampton 1918-06-30
Pelicula Fatty en la cocina Assistant Chef 1918-09-15
Pelicula Tres pies al gato Gardener / Delivery Boy / Cop 1917-06-25
Pelicula El carnicero Buster 1917-04-23
Pelicula Noche de bodas Delivery boy 1917-08-20
Pelicula Fatty en la feria Rival / Cop with Moustache 1917-10-29
Pelicula A Country Hero Vaudeville Artist 1917-12-10
Pelicula Oh, Doctor Junior Holepoke 1917-09-30