Buster Keaton was a legendary silent film actor, comedian and director. He was known for his daring physical comedy and stunts. Keaton often performed his own stunts and was known for his death-defying stunts. However, he did not always perform his own stunts. For some of the more dangerous stunts, he had a stunt double who performed the stunts for him. It is impossible to say for certain how many stunts were performed by Keaton himself, but it is known that he did perform some of his own stunts.