Born in 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, Buster Keaton was a part of his parents' travelling vaudeville act from the age of 3. After being recruited as a support player in 1917 he went on to be one of the most successful screen comedians of the silent era. With the introduction of sound his star waned, and he suffered from alcoholism. He recovered and in the 1940's and 50's appeared in a number of film and television roles. He lived long enough to see a resurgence of interest in his silent films before dying in 1966 of lung cancer.
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Buster Keaton Celebration
Annual two-day celebration held each September in Iola, Kansas. Event information, articles, videos, and press details.
Buster Keaton Celebration Archive
An archive of the events and the people involved in celebrating the life and art of silent comedian at the Keaton Celebration, held each September in Iola, Kansas.
Buster Keaton's Hollywood
Los Angeles locations related to the silent star's life and death.
Buster Keaton: The Damfino's Official Website
Home of the Buster Keaton Fan Club.
Juha's Buster Keaton Page
A collection of links, articles and images relating to the famous silent comedian.
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