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Fred Astaire
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Birth Name: Frederic Austerlitz Jr.

Born: 10 May 1899 Died: 22 June 1987

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 9"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Robyn Smith


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Fred Astaire Videos

Movie Legends - Fred Astaire (Reprise)

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About: Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor. His stage and subsequent film career spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. He was named the fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute. He is particularly associated with Ginger Rogers, with whom he made ten films. Gene Kelly, another major innovator in filmed dance ... (more)
Dancer (5), Actor (4), Deceased (3), Born 1899 (3), American (3), Died 1987 (3), Lead Actor (2), Died Aged 88 (2), Male (2), Born In May (1), 1980s (1), Iconic (1), 1970s (1), 1960s (1), 1970's (1), 1950s (1), 1960's (1), 1940s (1), 1950's (1), 1930s (1)

Movies

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1. Cocoon (1985)
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6.1
816 Watched
2. Funny Face (1957)
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6.9
363 Watched
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6.6
277 Watched
4. Top Hat (1935)
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204 Watched
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7
116 want to see



TV

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4. Today (1952)
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6.2
58 Watched
5. Biography (1987)
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7.4
51 Watched



Music

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2. Golden Greats (2002)
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Books


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"“Can’t sing. Can’t act. Balding. Can dance a little” - RKO Radio Pictures Screen Test Report, on Fred Astaire (1930s) Suit-wearing executives have free reign to be as critical as possible at screen tests. But the RKO Radio Pictures screen test stating the soon-to-be legendary entertainer Fred Astaire couldn't sing and merely dances a little was obviously just plain wrong. On top of that, a studio exec allegedly said his ears were too big and he had a bad chin. Doesn’t seem like audien"


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Tribute to Audrey Hepburn (51 person items)

" Fred Astaire, american film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor."


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"Frederick Austerlitz 10 May 1899 - 22 June 1987"


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" Favourite Movie: The Band Wagon Favourite Performance: The Band Wagon"


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Television Hall of Fame (85 person items)

"Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films, several award winning television specials, and issued numerous recordings. He was named the fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute. He is best known as Ginger Rogers' dancing partner and"


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"... and Adele Astaire. "


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"Fred AstaireFrederick Austerlitz 10 May 1899 88 5'9 2 49 0 5 "


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He Said, She Said (233 person items)

" CYD CHARISSE "I can watch Astaire anytime. I don't think he ever made a wrong move. He was a perfectionist. He would work on a few bars for hours until it was just the way he wanted it." BING CROSBY "But when you're in a picture with Astaire, you've got rocks in your head if you do much dancing. He's so quick-footed and so light that it's impossible not to look like a hay-digger compared with him." GINGER ROGERS "We had fun and it shows. True, we were never bosom buddies off the screen; we"


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"Frederick Austerlitz 10 May 189955 pointsThree Little Words (1950)"


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