Appeared in a pilot for a sitcom to be called "Medicine Man", with Valerie Allen
and Ernie Kovacs
. NOTE: The pilot was actually picked up by CBS for the following season, but before filming began Kovacs was killed in an auto accident and the series was dropped.
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"Buster" Keaton | 'Buster' Keaton
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
Only things that one could imagine happening to real people, I guess, remain in a person's memory.
There is much legend regarding the conception of his nickname, Buster. Many attribute the name to the legendary Harry Houdini
, who was the partner of Joe Keaton
(Buster's father) in the medicine-show group "Kathleen Marownen", after he saw a young Buster fall down a set of stairs without any injury. Others have said that it was Joe who conceived the name after he saw Buster's accident, while ...
Small and slight frame