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Buster Keaton

(1895-1966)

  • Born in Piqua to a traveling vaudeville family
  • First appeared on stage in 1899
  • The Butcher Boy in 1917 was his first film
  • He was known for dead pan comedy and featured in more than 100 films
  • His two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame were for movies and television

Photo courtesy Library of Congress

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