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Fred Astaire

Birth Name: Frederick Austerlitz Jr.

Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Birthday: May 10, 1899, Taurus

Died: June 22, 1987

Profession: Actor, Dancer, Singer

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Joan Leslie

Yankee Doodle Dandy Actress Joan Leslie Dies at 90

It's a sad day for Old Hollywood. Joan Leslie, who appeared in number of movies during Hollywood's first Golden Age, died this week. She was 90 years old. Leslie appeared in movies like High Sierra, Sergeant York, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and The Sky's t… Read more

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Top Hat - Trailer
04:11 — Classic Irving Berlin musical about a young woman who mistakenly believes that the American dancer romancing her is married to her best friend. Academ (more…)
David Hallberg
The Bolshoi Ballet's David Hallberg describes Fred Astaire as his main artistic inspiration and explains that dance has always been his calling.
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Season 1 Episode 1 Preview: Igor describes his serving style as 'a mixture of old-world graciousness with Fred Astaire's lighter-than-air athleticism. (more…)
Carefree - Official Trailer
01:52 — When lovely singer Amanda Cooper (Ginger Rogers) has trouble accepting the marriage proposals of her beau, Stephen Arden (Ralph Bellamy), he calls upo (more…)

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Thu Feb 11 11:45pm
Top Hat TCM

Fred Astaire as a stage star, and Ginger Rogers as his beautiful neighbor, dance---and romance---from London to Venice in this tip-top musical full of classic Irving Berlin tunes. Astaire and Rogers' fourth of 10 screen pairings was nominated for Best Pict (more…)

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Wed Feb 17 4:00pm
A Damsel in Distress TCM

An American entertainer courts a young noblewoman from a London estate at the encouragement of a betting young man, who has placed a wager that she will fall for the dancer.

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Thu Feb 18 10:00pm
The Band Wagon TCM

A famous dancer whose career is on the decline stages a comeback with a musical adaptation of Faust, but fears the flamboyant director and his classical ballerina co-star will upstage him.

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Sonya Tayeh, Allison Holker
SYTYCD Vets Sonya Tayeh, Allison Holker on Creating Emmys' Big Dance Number

Dance is hoofing on up in the world.For the first time ever, the award for Outstanding Choreography…

Matthew Morrison, Jayma Mays
Glee Sneak Peek: Will Channels Fred Astaire to Woo Emma — Will It Be Enough?

Hey, Gleeks! Remember back in the show's early days when Mr. Schue (Matthew Morrison) sang and dance…

So You Think You Can Dance
So You Think You Can Dance Judges Favor B-Boy Jose

Are the So You Think You Can Dance judges being too easy on break-dancer Jose Ruiz this season? "I t…

<EM>So You Think You Can Dance </EM>champ Benji Schwimmer
Benji Shows Why He's Your "Favorite Dancer"

What with the flawless, energetic performances, the "Marry Me" signs in the audience and the endless…

<EM>So You Think You Can Dance </EM>champ Benji Schwimmer
Benji Shows Why He's Your "Favorite Dancer"

What with the flawless, energetic performances, the "Marry Me" signs in the audience and the endless…

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  • Birth Name: Frederick Austerlitz Jr.
  • Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Birthday: May 10, 1899, Taurus
  • Died: June 22, 1987
  • Profession: Actor, Dancer, Singer