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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire Frederick Austerlitz (1899-1987) was an American dancer, actor, singer, and choreographer, who starred in numerous films, including "Top Hat" in 1935, "Easter Parade" in 1948, and "Funny Face" in 1957, many of which contained inventive sequences he designed himself.

Short Biography:

He made ten classic films with the most popular of his dancing partners, Ginger Rogers.

He later played straight dramatic roles, in films such as "On the Beach" in 1959.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, he danced in partnership with his sister Adele (1898-1981) from 1904 until her marriage in 1932.

He entered films in 1933. Among his many other films are "Roberta" in 1935 and "Follow the Fleet" in 1936.

Astaire was a virtuoso dancer and perfectionist known for his elegant style.

Why is Fred Astaire famous?

Fred Astaire was a famous American film actor.
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Three Little Words
Royal Wedding
The Band Wagon
Daddy Long Legs
Funny Face
Silk Stockings
On the Beach
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The Pleasure of His Company
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The Notorious Landlady
Midas Run
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Just One More Time
The Towering Inferno
Hooray for Hollywood
The Lion Roars Again
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Category: Actors  - ( Actors Archive)

Date Added: 04 October '11

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