Definition of Buster keaton
1. Noun. United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Comedian, Comic
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Literary usage of Buster keaton
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1. Who's who on the Screen by Charles Donald Fox, Milton L. Silver (1920)
""BUSTER" KEATON Joseph Francis, better known as "Buster" Keaton, will be remembered by vaudeville enthusiasts as the third member of the Three Keatons. ..."
2. The First One Hundred Noted Men and Women of the Screen by Carolyn Lowrey (1920)
"... "Saphead," an arrangement of the old "Henrietta" with buster keaton and William Crane, and "The Hope," a Drury Lane melodrama with an all-star cast. ..."
3. Unseen I Slipped Away by Maurice Nio (2004)
"Is it the same secret that such masters as Paganini, Houdini and buster keaton possessed? Is the real talent to lack talent but have an abundance of skill ..."
4. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"... and Handy to Charlie Chaplin, from buster keaton to Douglas Fairbanks. But above all there's the original Cany Grant, the acrobat, his clownish mind. ..."
5. Maggie's Sauna by Paul E. Furdon (2000)
"... Amore's attire," Eddie managed to blurt out between peels of laughter. "Amore? you call that attire? He looks like buster keaton, the silent films star ..."