Fred Astaire

Astaire in 1941 Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz, May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, actor, singer, musician, choreographer, and presenter. Widely regarded as the "greatest popular-music dancer of all time," he received numerous accolades, including an Honorary Academy Award, three Primetime Emmy Awards, a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Grammy Award. He was honored with the Film Society of Lincoln Center tribute in 1973, the Kennedy Center Honors in 1978, and AFI Life Achievement Award in 1980. He was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960, American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1972, and the Television Hall of Fame in 1989. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Astaire the fifth-greatest male star of Classic Hollywood cinema in 100 Years... 100 Stars.

Astaire's career in stage, film, and television spanned 76 years. He starred in more than 10 Broadway and West End musicals, made 31 musical films, four television specials, and numerous recordings. As a dancer, he was known for his uncanny sense of rhythm, creativity, and tireless perfectionism. Astaire's most memorable dancing partnership was with Ginger Rogers, with whom he co-starred in 10 Hollywood musicals during the classic age of Hollywood cinema, including ''Top Hat'' (1935), ''Swing Time'' (1936), and ''Shall We Dance'' (1937). Astaire's fame grew in films like ''Holiday Inn'' (1942), ''Easter Parade'' (1948), ''The Band Wagon'' (1953), ''Funny Face'' (1957), and ''Silk Stockings'' (1957). For his performance in John Guillermin's disaster film, ''The Towering Inferno'' (1974), Astaire received his only competitive Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Provided by Wikipedia
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  1. by Astaire, Fred
    Published 2004
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  2. The Astaire story
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    Published 2017
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  3. Holiday Inn
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  4. Swing Time
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    Published 2005
    The list of American Film Institute's top 100 movies of all time
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  5. Ziegfeld follies
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    Published 2006
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  6. Hollywood
    the great stars
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  7. Royal wedding
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    Published 2001
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  8. On the beach
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  9. Santa Claus is comin' to town
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  10. Funny face
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  11. Irving Berlin's Easter parade
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  12. Santa Claus is comin' to town ;
    Year without a Santa Claus
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