How old was Buster Keaton in the movie The General?

Buster Keaton was 30 in The General when he played the character 'Johnny Gray'.

That was over 98 years ago in 1926.

In 1966 he died aged 70, starring in 176 films in his career, 130 of those after The General was first released. If he were alive today he would be 128.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The General, I think Buster Keaton looks:

Did you know?

  • Buster Keaton also directed The General. In fact, they've 'directed' themselves in 37 movies so far.
  • Buster Keaton's first movie was as 'Buster' in The Butcher Boy, released in 1917 when he was 20
  • The General scores 8.04 out of 10 on TMDB.

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