Fred Astaire

Actor

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz) was a dancer, singer, actor, choreographer, and television presenter.

His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 75 years, during which he made 30 musical films, several television specials, and issued numerous recordings. As a dancer, he is best remembered for his sense of rhythm, his perfectionism, and as the dancing partner and on-screen romantic interest of Ginger Rogers, with whom he co-starred in a series of ten Hollywood musicals. Astaire was ranked by the American Film Institute as the fifth greatest male star of Classic Hollywood cinema in 100 Years... 100 Stars.

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz) was a dancer, singer, actor, choreographer, and television presenter.

His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 75 years, during which he made 30 musical films, several television specials, and issued numerous recordings. As a dancer, he is best remembered for his sense of rhythm, his perfectionism, and as the dancing partner and on-screen romantic interest of Ginger Rogers, with whom he co-starred in a series of ten Hollywood musicals. Astaire was ranked by the American Film Institute as the fifth greatest male star of Classic Hollywood cinema in 100 Years... 100 Stars.

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