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The son of an Austrian immigrant, Fred Astaire entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. Signed to RKO, he was loaned to MGM to appear in Dancing Lady (1933) before starting work on RKO`s Flying Down to Rio (1933). In the latter film, he began his highly successful partnership with Ginger Rogers, with whom he danced in 9 RKO pictures. During these years, he was also active in recording and radio. On film, Astaire later appeared opposite a number of partners through various studios. After a temporary retirement in 1945-7, during which he opened Fred Astaire Dance Studios, Astaire returned to film to star in more musicals through 1957. He subsequently performed a number of straight dramatic roles in film and TV.
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Frederic Austerlitz Jr.
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Adele Astaire (He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister)
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Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor.
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Johanna "Ann" Geilus
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Fred Astaire died on 22nd June, 1987. His last relationship was with Robyn Smith, they were married for 6 years.
During his life he was married to Robyn Smith from 1980 to 1987 and Phyllis Livingston Potter from 1933 to 1954.
He also dated Barrie Chase from 1957 to 1961.
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