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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, singer, actor, choreographer, musician, and television presenter.
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passed away on 22nd Jun 1987 aged 88. |||
Fred Astaire passed away on 22nd Jun 1987 aged 88.
Fred Astaire was previously married to Phyllis Livingston Potter (1932 - 1954).
He was also in relationships with Barrie Chase (1957 - 1961).
Fred Astaire had 2 children, Fred (80) and Ava (74).
Fred Astaire is a 88 year old American Actor. Born Frederic Austerlitz Jr. on 10th May, 1899 in Omaha, Nebraska,usa, he is famous for Rogers and Astaire in a career that spans 1904–1981. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Fred Astaire was in 16 on-screen matchups, notably with Cyd Charisse in The Band Wagon (1953), Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face (1957), Betty Hutton in Let's Dance (1950), Eleanor Powell in Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) and Ginger Rogers in The Barkleys of Broadway (1949).
Fred Astaire is a member of the following lists:
American Theater Hall of Fame inductees,
Male actors from Omaha, Nebraska and
Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners.
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Posted by papa 1 day ago
all i can say very beautiful and talented [ajs on iwatch]
Posted by elvisdreamer 1 day ago
gorgeous as ever,looked beautiful in the colorful leggings, love your longe...
Posted by Nicoel Carino 2 days ago
he is so nice. i love there narnia movies very much
Posted by claudette 2 days ago
Megyn would you please stop dressing like your going out to dinner and dres...