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Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton
Photo: Bain News Service / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

October 4, 1895


February 1, 1966


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 5 in | 165 cm


68 kg | 149 lbs

Shoe size

7 US | 40 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was born in Piqua, Kansas, United States, on October 4, 1895, was an American actor.

Young Buster Keaton first started performing with his parents on the stage, at the age of three.

He made his big screen debut in silent comedy film The Butcher Boy (1917) in role as Buster.

He got his television debut in CBS variety show The Ed Wynn Show (1949) in role as Buster.

Buster's breakthrough came in a series of two-reel comedies in the early 1920s.

Buster Keaton Height and Weight

How tall was Buster Keaton and what was his weight? Buster Keaton's height was 5' 5" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 165 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 149 іn pоunds or 68 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He directed and starred as James Shannon in comedy film Seven Chances (1925), for which he won the British Film Institute Sutherland Trophy - Special Mention.

He was nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival Audience Award for Most Popular Actor for his role as Ronald in comedy drama silent film College (1927).

He was nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival Award for Most Popular Film for his role as Buster in silent romantic comedy film The Cameraman (1928).

He won the Faro Island Film Festival Audience Award for Most Popular Actor for his role as William Canfield Jr. in silent comedy movie Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928).

One Week (1920) two-reel silent comedy as The groom

Cops (1922) two-reel silent comedy as The young man

Our Hospitality (1923) silent comedy as Willie McKay

The Navigator (1924) comedy as Rollo Treadway

Sherlock Jr. (1924) silent comedy as Projectionist / Sherlock Jr.

The General (1926) silent war action as Johnnie Gray

Limelight (1952) comedy drama as Calvero's Partner

Best TV Shows

He starred in his own show The Buster Keaton Show (1950).


Had brother, Harry and sister, Louise.

He did most of his own stunts.

Had nickname "The Great Stone Face".

He was awarded the Academy Honorary Award in 1959.

He was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 6619 Hollywood Boulevard and for Television at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard.

He wrote autobiography "My Wonderful World of Slapstick" (1960).

Buster died on February 1, 1966, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70.


He was married to:

Eleanor Keaton (1940-1966)

Mae Scriven (1933-1935)

Natalie Talmadge (1921-1932), they had two sons, Joseph and Robert


He dated Dorothy Sebastian (1929-1935) and Kathleen Key (1928-1931).