Joseph Francis Keaton

noun
United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)
Syn: ↑Keaton, ↑Buster Keaton
Instance Hypernyms:
comedian, ↑comic, ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player

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  • Joseph Francis Keaton — Buster Keaton Buster Keaton [ˌbəstər ˌkitn] (eigentlich Joseph Francis Keaton; * 4. Oktober 1895 in Piqua, Kansas; † 1. Februar 1966 in Woodland Hills, Kalifornien) war ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keaton,Joseph Francis — Kea·ton (kētʹn), Joseph Francis. Known as “Buster.” 1895 1966. American actor who wrote, directed, and starred in silent film classics, such as The Navigator (1924) and The General (1926), in which he employed a deadpan expression and acrobatic… …   Universalium

  • Keaton, Joseph Francis — vero nome di Keaton, Buster …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Francis — Francis. Asteroide nº. 2050 de la serie (1974 KA), descubierto el 28 de mayo de 1974 por Eleanor Francis Helin desde Monte Palomar. La descubridora lo nombró en honor de sus padres Fred y Kay Francis. Lista de asteroides * * * Francis, turbina *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Keaton —   [kiːtn],    1) Buster, eigentlich Joseph Francis Keaton, amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur, * Pickway (Kans.) 4. 10. 1895, ✝ Woodland Hills (Calif.) 1. 2. 1966; ab 1917 Darsteller und Regisseur von Stummfilmkomödien; bekannt als »der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Keaton — [kēt′ n] Buster [bus′tər] (born Joseph Francis Keaton) 1895 1966; U.S. comic film actor …   English World dictionary

  • Keaton, Buster — orig. Joseph Francis Keaton IV born Oct. 4, 1895, Piqua, Kan., U.S. died Feb. 1, 1966, Woodland Hills, Calif. U.S. film actor and director. He acted with his parents in vaudeville (1899–1917), where he developed his mastery of comic falls and… …   Universalium

  • Keaton — /keet n/, n. Buster (Joseph Francis Keaton), 1895 1966, U.S. film comedian and director. * * * (as used in expressions) Keaton Buster Joseph Francis Keaton IV Keaton Diane Staupers Mabel Keaton * * * …   Universalium

  • Francis — /fran sis/, n. a male given name: from an Old French word meaning Frenchman. * * * (as used in expressions) Abbott George Francis Adams Charles Francis Bacon Francis Viscount St. Albans Bacon Francis Bayard Thomas Francis Beaumont Francis Bebey… …   Universalium

  • Joseph — /joh zeuhf, seuhf/, n. 1. Jacob s eleventh son, the first of Jacob and his second wife, Rachel: sold into slavery by his brothers. Gen. 30:22 24; 37. 2. the husband of Mary who was the mother of Jesus. Matt. 1:16 25. 3. (Hinmaton yalaktit), c1840 …   Universalium

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