How old was Buster Keaton in his first movie: The Butcher Boy?

Buster Keaton was 20 in The Butcher Boy when he played the character 'Buster'.

That was over 107 years ago in 1917.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 1966 he died aged 70, starring in 176 films in his career, 175 of those after The Butcher Boy was first released. If he were alive today he would be 128.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Butcher Boy, I think Buster Keaton looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle has worked with Buster Keaton a total of 18 times in his career.
  • Buster Keaton's first movie was as 'Buster' in The Butcher Boy, released in 1917 when he was 20
  • The Butcher Boy scores 6.2 out of 10 on TMDB.

Buster Keaton's other movies