Buster Keaton

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Noun1.Buster Keaton - United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)
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Directed by Alan Schneider, written by Samuel Beckett and starring Buster Keaton, "Film" is an experimental short movie that is totally silent.
1895: Hero of the silent screen Buster Keaton was born in Kansas.
1895: Deadpan hero of the silent screen Buster Keaton (above) was born in Kansas.
A house on property behind the BevHills Hotel first developed by Buster Keaton has come up for sale for the first time in 60 years.
Heaton Park will host its annual silent film night on Saturday, which will pay tribute to Buster Keaton via an evening of the movie legend's films.
Henry spends every free minute hanging out with Buster Keaton, a child slapstick actor known as "the human mop" for his ability to take falls in a rough-and-tumble act with his parents.
BORN CLARK Gable, American Editor, 1901, above LISA Marie Presley, singer, 1968 BORIS Yeltsin, Russian leader, 1931 DIED BUSTER Keaton, film actor, 1966 MARY Shelley, author, 1851 GEORGE Cruikshank, caricaturist, 1878
This group of screen and stage stars formed the Actors' Colony, and every summer they would return to the beautiful Bluffton neighborhood with their elephants, their zebras and a young man named Buster Keaton, who was known to the world as "the human mop.
Silent movies dominated at the cinemas and made stars of people like Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino, Buster Keaton, Lilian Gish, Mary Pickford and the Keystone Cops .
He's talking about some golf shot when I see a waitress approaching like one of those stopstart Buster Keaton films.
But his great passion is for silent film stars and early screen actors like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Mary Pickford.