Fred Astaire Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz)

Last Updated: 09 May, 2023 | Views: 493

Age: 88

Profession: Dancer

Other Profession(s): Singer, Actor, Dancer, Television Presenter, Choreographer

Famous For: Legendary Dancer And Actor

Higher Education: Alvienne School of the Dance, New York

Fred Astaire Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
10 May, 1899 (88 Years 01 Month 12 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District

Birth Sign



Died on
22 Jun, 1987

Fred Astaire Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Fred Astaire was born in 1899 in Nebraska.  He and his sister Adele Astaire had success on Broadway and in vaudeville, respectively. In 1932, after Adele took a break to get married, Astaire moved to Hollywood. He started his incredibly fruitful collaboration with Ginger Rogers in RKO films. He was also involved in radio and recording during this time. Later, Astaire made several cinematic appearances with a variety of partners through different studios.


In 1933: Fred Astaire made his Hollywood debut in the movie "Dancing Lady," which was produced by MGM and starred Joan Crawford.

In the same year, after being turned down at his initial audition, he made a comeback to RKO in the movie "Flying Down to Rio."

Between 1941 to 1942: Fred Astaire appeared in two movies with Rita Hayworth: "You'll Never Get Rich “and "You Were Never Lovelier".

In 1948; Fred went back to Hollywood to take Kelly's spot in the movie "Easter Parade".

In 1968; His final significant musical movie was Finian's Rainbow.

Between 1976 to 1978: He appeared in the cult classic "The Amazing Dobermans," the French film "The Purple Taxi," and the television movie "A Family Upside Down," all in supporting roles.

Awards & Achievements:

He was given a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1981.

Fred was awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Unknown facts:

In 1955: Due to the passing of his wife, Fred Astaire stopped production on Daddy Long Legs in the middle.

In 1979: Due to the interest his grandchildren had in the TV show "Battlestar Galactica", he also made a guest appearance in it.

Fred Astaire Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 60 kg
In Pounds 132 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Fred Astaire Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Frederic Austerlitz

Mother's Name
Johanna Austerlitz

Robyn Smith, Phyllis Potter

Adele Astaire

Fred Astaire Jr.

Ava Astaire-McKenzie

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