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Buster Keaton

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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, filmmaker, stunt performer, 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".

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  • Born: Joseph Frank Keaton October 4, 1895 Piqua, Kansas, U.S.
  • Died: February 1, 1966 (aged 70) Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Lung cancer
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills
  • Occupation: Actor, director, producer, writer, stunt performer
  • Years active: 1898–1966
  • Spouse(s): Natalie Talmadge (m. 1921; div. 1932) Mae Scriven (m. 1933; div. 1936) Eleanor Norris (m. 1940–66)
  • Children: 2

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