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Buster Keaton

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Actor

The Resume

    (October 4, 1895-February 1, 1966)
    Birth name is Joseph Keaton
    Starred in well over 100 movies since 1917
    Starred in 'The General,' 'Sherlock, Jr.,' 'Our Hospitality,' 'Steamboat Bill, Jr.,' and 'Sidewalks of New York'
    Starred opposite Charlie Chaplin in 'Limelight'
    Often worked with Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a heavy smoker.
    He was Charlie Chaplin's competitor.
    He was fired from MGM for his embarrassing alcohol triggered behavior.

Why he might not be annoying:

    When he fell down a flight of stairs unharmed at six months old, Harry Houdini referred to him as 'Buster.'
    He was one of the few silent actors eager to take on sound movies.
    He performed vaudeville with his family until his father's alcoholism got in the way.
    After a long period of decline and commercial failure, he was rediscovered and found himself in demand again (1960's).

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 22 Votes: 27.27% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 11 Votes: 27.27% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 107 Votes: 54.21% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 84 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 35 Votes: 51.43% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 43 Votes: 83.72% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 20 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 34 Votes: 32.35% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 50 Votes: 54.00% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 24 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 75 Votes: 50.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 73 Votes: 47.95% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 80 Votes: 57.50% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 104 Votes: 36.54% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 89 Votes: 34.83% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 222 Votes: 43.69% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 327 Votes: 40.37% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 435 Votes: 42.30% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 449 Votes: 42.09% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1142 Votes: 42.29% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1793 Votes: 40.88% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 4077 Votes: 39.74% Annoying