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Buster Keaton

actor, director
Born: 10/4/1895
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas

American film actor and director widely considered the greatest comic actor in film history. Keaton used his acrobatic skills in his many roles as a deadpan hero who overcame potentially disastrous situations. His films include The General (1926), The Navigator (1924) and Sherlock Jr. (1924).

Died: 2/1/1966

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