Fred Astaire

Born May 10, 1899
Fred Astaire 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. ...
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire Stats


: Frederick Austerlitz, Fred Astair, Frederic Austerlitz Jr., Frederic Austerlitz, Jr., Fred Astaire & Chorus


: 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)


: Jewish people | Austrian American | German American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: May 10, 1899

Place of Birth

: Omaha

Date of Death

: June 22, 1987

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Pneumonia

Fred Astaire Film Roles

  1. A Damsel in Distress
    Jerry Halliday
  2. Broadway Melody of 1940
    Johnny Brett
  3. Carefree
    Tony Flagg
  4. Daddy Long Legs
    Jervis Pendleton III
  5. Easter Parade
    Don Hewes
  6. Follow the Fleet
    Bake Baker
  7. Funny Face
    Dick Avery
  8. Ghost Story
    Ricky Hawthorne
  9. Holiday Inn
    Ted Hanover
  10. Royal Wedding
    Tom Bowen

Fred Astaire Film Appearances

  1. Nelson Freire
  2. George Stevens: A Filmmaker’s Journey
  3. That's Entertainment!
  4. Hollywood Musicals of the '50s
  5. Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends
  6. Hollywood Rivals Collection
  7. You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story
  8. Hooray for Hollywood
  9. Hollywood Musicals of the '40s
  10. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History

Fred Astaire TV Starring Roles

  1. An Evening with Fred Astaire
  2. The Easter Bunny is Comin' to Town
  3. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  4. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
  5. Alcoa Premiere
  6. A Family Upside Down

Fred Astaire TV Guest Roles

  1. The Man With Nine Lives
  2. Fred Astaire / Dorothy Dandridge / Sammy Davis Jr. / Julius LaRosa
  3. Duke Ellington / Lloyd Price / Frankie Avalon / Jean Carroll
  4. The M-G-M Story with Fred Astaire & Jane Powell
  5. Imp on a Cobweb Leash
  6. Lerner & Loewe Tribute: Gene Kelly; Leslie Caron; Fred Astaire
  7. Man on a Bicycle
  8. The 39th Annual Academy Awards
  9. The 23rd Annual Academy Awards
  10. 15th Anniversary Show with clips from past shows: Elvis Presley, Gary Cooper

Fred Astaire TV Appearances

  1. ‘S Wonderful, ‘S Gershwin
  2. Alcoa Premiere
  3. Astaire Time
  4. Another Evening with Fred Astaire
  5. An Evening with Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire Albums

  1. The Astaire Story
  2. Let's Face the Music and Dance
  3. Shall We Dance
  4. "Nice Work": Fred Astaire Sings Gershwin
  5. An Evening With Fred Astaire
  6. Puttin' on the Ritz
  7. Starring Fred Astaire
  8. The Irving Berlin Songbook
  9. Golden Greats
  10. The Essential Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire Books

  1. The Fred Astaire dance book
  2. En revenant sur mes pas

Fred Astaire Subject of Books

  1. Puttin' On the Ritz: Fred Astaire and the Fine Art of Panache, A Biography
  2. Fred Astaire