Fred Astaire

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Age: 115
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USA

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Fred Astaire (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987), born Frederick Austerlitz, was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer 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, said that "the history of dance on film begins with Astaire". Beyond film and television, many classical dancers and choreographers, Rudolf Nureyev, Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson, Gregory Hines, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Jerome Robbins among them, also acknowledged his importance and influence.

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Movie Character Year
2elnflyafsmzsgus3ujbr9kfu0a Dancing Lady Himself 1933
Fpowqev0isa1yrap9e7svdlebat Flying Down to Rio Fred Ayres 1933
Sjqxfbkrgke0h6zfov57kamfbdm The Gay Divorcee Guy Holden 1934
Zm2awesattjoxhemmuu65tbjheh Roberta Huckleberry Haines 1935
Ltpxlajqlookkahbg8lxbncesxk Top Hat Jerry Travers 1935
Vkbhrbhdwqlefqdaxusqucsnw9z Shall We Dance Petrov 1937
Kkcfbcaczq8drqmezghdmacbbi4 A Damsel in Distress Jerry Halliday 1937
1xu202jygx24wwmh1j4inlkvcpl Carefree Tony Flagg 1938
Hfsb3b8z3i0jkowwbuxtisgli6g You'll Never Get Rich Robert Curtis 1941
D99oqlrw1mdpqb7hcqxxzleepz Holiday Inn Ted Hanover 1942
Wm4jeniaswclfehdaxkyrhf5r5b The Sky's the Limit Fred Atwell (Fred Burton) 1943
Pjivzdjzn613g9bc8rnzuzlkg52 Blue Skies Jed Potter 1946
Rr6ngmvckotftbpzzr6kbet1pbh Easter Parade Don Hewes 1948
Ngdszzqfqmyjtirmfuliafh7gpa The Barkleys of Broadway Josh Barkley 1949
Cqld9x67e2da0itvd8ndrnnxjlj Royal Wedding Tom Bowen 1951
Mm4xb6xdpxigqhm46wnks0xhfk3 The Belle of New York Charlie Hill 1952
Xjlheyewmmccqpm3hifs9zqtvqd The Band Wagon Tony Hunter 1953
6vqtoh6cnkbppfcm0or7dsiqvjj Funny Face Dick Avery 1957
Uzx91pusfoflomdcnri4efb7l4i Silk Stockings Steve Canfield 1957
8udfhzhv1itbvitjmfhgcnhryer The Pleasure of His Company Biddeford 'Pogo' Poole 1961
Ecq0gu588hnytbduw7jcw6jlvvs The Notorious Landlady Franklyn Ambruster 1962
1svxg6n72bzxqwjtkrsqkhyrqxu Finian's Rainbow Finian McLonergan 1968
Vdb2vv1naxiwbr1hzbtvegxephv The Over The Hill Gang Rides Again The Baltimore Kid 1970
Xptiimfqzhnfax4de5r8uod94ue The Towering Inferno Harlee Claiborne 1974
Tn96lgbixjf1tr8okb4ly2pgr0 Ghost Story Ricky Hawthorne 1981
Foihepqoqdctfwshmmywbnz5a2g Cocoon Himself, film clip from 'The Gay Divorcee' (archive footage) (uncredited) 1985
Fnnlnotfg8zhitvt1gr7z7kvhgj To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Cinéma de Boulevard") (archive footage) 2007