Buster Keaton was an American actor, filmmaker and stunt performer widely remembered for his work in the silent film genre, most notably the iconic 1926 silent comedy film The General, which he starred in and co-directed. His other notable films include 1923's Our Hospitality, 1924's The Navigator and 1929's Spite Marriage.
He was born to vaudeville performers and silent film actors Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. His first marriage was to actress Natalie Talmadge, with whom he had two children. His second marriage was to Mae Scriven. In 1940, he got married to his third wife Eleanor Norris. He and Eleanor remained together until his death in 1966.
He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1999, he was ranked #21 on the AFI's list of "The 50 Greatest Screen Legends".
In 2007, his 1926 film The General was ranked #18 on the AFI's list of the 100 greatest American films ever made.
He was at one point in his life institutionalized.
He battled with severe alcoholism throughout the 1930s.
was a famous American actor, director, and producer,
who was born on
October 4, 1895. As a person born on this date, Buster Keaton is listed in our database as the 13th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 4) and the 4th most popular for the year (1895).
People born on October 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Buster Keaton is the 364th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Buster Keaton's birthday, Buster Keaton is the 2540th most famous American.
In general, Buster Keaton ranks as the 4454th
most popular famous person, and the 865th most popular actor of all time.
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