Fred Astaire
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Fred Astaire
*May 10, 1899 Omaha, Nebraska
as Frederick Austerlitz
June 22, 1987 Los Angeles, California

American dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor.

Films

1994

Thats Entertainment! III

1981

Ghost Story

1976

The Amazing Dobermans

1974

The Towering Inferno

1969

Midas Run

1968

Finian's Rainbow

1962

The Notorious Landlady

1961

The Pleasure of His Company

1959

On the Beach

1957

Funny Face
Silk Stockings

1955

Daddy Long Legs

1953

The Band Wagon

1952

The Belle of New York

1951

Royal Wedding

1950

Three Little Words
Let's Dance

1949

The Barkleys of Broadway

1948

Easter Parade

1946

Blue Skies

1945

Ziegfeld Follies
Yolanda and the Thief

1943

The Sky's the Limit
Show-Business at War

1942

Holiday Inn
You Were Never Lovelier

1941

You'll Never Get Rich

1940

Second Chorus
Broadway Melody of 1940

1939

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

1938

Carefree

1937

Shall We Dance
A Damsel in Distress

1936

Swing Time
Follow the Fleet

1935

Top Hat
Roberta

1934

The Gay Divorcee

1933

Dancing Lady
Flying Down to Rio


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Books by Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
Steps in Time
New York 1959
Books on Fred Astaire
Joseph Epstein
Fred Astaire
New Haven & London, 2008

Edward Gallafent
Astaire & Rogers, A Movie Book
Dumfriesshire, 2000

Larry Billman
Fred Astaire, A Bio-Bibliography
Westport, Connecticut - London, 1997

Stephan Harvey
Fred Astaire, Seine Filme - sein Leben
München, 1991

Sarah Giles
Fred Astaire, His Friends Talk
New York, 1988

Bill Adler
Fred Astaire, A wonderful life: a biography
New York, 1987

Peter Carrick
A Tribute to Fred Astaire
London, 1984

Bob Thomas
Astaire, the man, the dancer
New York, 1984

Gilles Cebe
Fred Astaire
Paris, 1981

Michael Freeland
Fred Astaire
New York, 1976

Stephen Harvey
Fred Astaire
New York, 1975

Stanley Green and Burt Goldblatt
Starring Fred Astaire
New York, 1973

Arlene Croce
The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Book
New York, 1972

Milburn Smith (ed.)
Astaire and Rogers
New York, 1972

Alfons Hackl
Fred Astaire and His Work
Vienna, 1970

Howard Thompson
Fred Astaire, A Pictorial Treasury of His Films
New York, 1970
Books with substantial mentioning of Fred Astaire
Richard Lamparski
Manhattan Diary
, 2006

John Dileo
100 Great Film Performances You Should Remember - but probably don't
New York, 2002

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 3. Actors and Actresses
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

James Robert Parish & Michael R. Pitts
Hollywood Songsters, A Biographical Dictionary
New York & London, 1991

Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan
Movie Characters of Leading Performers of the Sound Era
Chicago and London, 1990

Ann Lloyd (ed.)
Movies of the Thirties
London, 1983

James Robert Parish and Ronald L. Bowers
The MGM Stock Company, The Golden Era
New Rochelle, N.Y., 1974

Friederike Mat (ed.)
Unsere Filmlieblinge, Ein Bilderbuch
Wien, München, Düsseödorf, Bozen, 1956
Books with an entry on Fred Astaire
David Thomson
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
New York, 2003

Kay Weniger
Das große Personenlexikon des Films, Erster Band. A-C
Berlin, 2001

Anthony Slide (ed.)
Selected Vaudeville Criticism
Metuchen, N.J., & London, 1988

Stanley Appelbaum and James Camner (editors)
Stars of the American Musical Theater in Historic Photographs, 361 Portraits from the 1860s to 1950
New York, 1981

Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969
Books with photograph(s) of Fred Astaire
Mary Dawn Earley
Stars of the Twenties, Observed by James Abbe
New York, 1975