fun fact: I've always said there's a reason why no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire - because who would be able to play a quadruple-threat with the same kind of charisma? It turns out no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire because he "stipulated in his will that no film representations of himself be made". Now we know he's a quintuple-threat, for his intelligence and foresight.

Fred Astaire was one of the most brilliant dancers of the century, known mainly for the dance and vocal performances he gave in various classic Hollywoodland films.

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The dance where I fell in love with Ginger and Fred: Ginger Rogers with Fred Astaire in George Stevens’ film, “Swing Time,” 1936

Coisas de Terê→ Fred Astaire aos seis anos de idade, no palco do vaudeville com sua irmã Adele, 1905.

Fred Astaire, age six, on the Vaudeville stage with his sister Adele, circa 1905 texanwill: “Few remember his vaudeville origins with his original partner—his older sister Adele.

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Fred Astaire (May 1899 – June Happy Birthday to the greatest dancer of all times. His dance routines & films still enchant nearly 80 years after their making.

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Josephine Baker had a pet cheetah. Your argument is invalid. “ Josephine Baker takes her pet cheetah, Chiquita, for a walk ”

Fred Astaire. A true gentleman and then some ...

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