8 Biographical Movies |
27 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
Is Hollywood the cruelest city in the world? Well, it can be. New York can be like that, too. You can be a Broadway star here one night, and something happens, and then you're out--nobody knows you on the street. They forget you ever lived. It happens in Hollywood, too.
When he was three years old, he got his right index finger caught in a clothes wringer and it was crushed and had to be amputated at the first knuckle. The injury is most clearly visible in The Garage
(1920), when Keaton steadies Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
's head with his right hand while wiping oil off his face with his left.
Used the camera to help comedy, e.g. to create effect of rocking boat in beginning of The Boat