Fred Astaire

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United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)


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A Couple of Song and Dance Men: An intimate retrospective of Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire featuring an interview with Ava Astaire-McKenzie
He said: "I brushed up my tap dancing watching Fred Astaire, Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jnr and then copying what they did.
Fast-forward to the Depression, when the self-taught Hollywood choreographer's black-and-white dance fantasies for Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers offered Americans escape.
We asked Mrs Coffeegrinder what use she thought anyone would have for an umbrella that does not look much like the late Mr Fred Astaire.
When one talks about Fred Astaire the first thing that comes to mind is dancing partner Ginger Rogers.
He's got a modest, Midwestern affability that recalls the young Fred Astaire.
THE STORY: Re-mastered Hollywood classic starring Fred Astaire as a song and dance man paired with a ballet dancer (Cyd Charisse) in a new show staged by Jack Buchanan.
Dancer Fred Astaire soon followed suit with a $75,000-per-leg insurance policy protection.
Designed to "enlighten and entertain as well as inform," the volume includes brief entries on AARP, Abbott and Costello, the Afghanistan War, AIDS, Woody Allen, the ACLU, "Amos and Andy," Maya Angelou, the Ashcan School, Arthur Ashe, Fred Astaire, and the atomic bomb.
Displaying the elegance of Fred Astaire, Dyer combined both to bury a 32-year hoodoo.
There is a mesmerizing film of Josephine Baker dancing, and of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers gliding across the floor in the Hollywood film The Gay Divorcee, the set of which epitomized and helped to popularize Art Deco.
The nine-time Tony award winner performs song-and-dance numbers by Fred Astaire, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin with the Manhattan Rhythm Kings, the group with whom he has toured the world during the last 18 years.
For Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire I'd do mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil.