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

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On the Fred Astaire theme, I enjoyed reading the star's autobiography, Steps In Time.
In his role, Astaire will be responsible for senior UK clients and will continue as vice chairman of banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
For the past 10 days I've been looking at clips of Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, the Nicolas Brothers and Sammy Davies Junior to see what they did to make the audience like their performance," he said.
Former smart juvenile Lucky Kristale failed to win in her Classic year but hinted that a return to the top level was on the cards when finishing fifth behind Astaire last time out.
Music Master fared much better than Astaire in last summer's top sprints, adding a fine third place in Haydock's Sprint Cup to his fourth behind Sole Power in the Diamond Jubilee.
When I was younger, everybody said I was like a little Astaire.
A Couple of Song and Dance Men: An intimate retrospective of Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire featuring an interview with Ava Astaire-McKenzie
Winner of the Middle Park Stakes last year, Astaire is scheduled to return to action over seven furlongs at Newbury in the Greenham a week tomorrow with trainer Kevin Ryan hopeful of him staying further than a sprint trip.
Ken Bates, chairman of the FA's Wembley re-development committee, yesterday told Wembley director Jarvis Astaire that the FA "mean business" over the walk-out on Wembley threat.
Astaire said of Charisse in a 1983 interview: "She wasn't a tap dancer, she's just beautiful, trained, very strong in whatever we did.
Known for her long legs and sophisticated looks, Texas-born Charisse found fame in MGM's musicals In the Rain and Brigadoon with Kelly and Ziegfeld Follies with Astaire.
Simon Astaire, spokesman for the Princess, insisted that the pair were just friends and had met in the Italian city to discuss plans for new textile designs.
Shelton, as Neil Diamond, and Sweeney will sing You Don't Bring Me Flowers on the show, which will be screened on ITV1 tomorrow night The star-studded edition will feature duets, including magician Paul Daniels and wife Debbie McGee as tramps Fred Astaire and Judy Garland in the Irving Berlin musical Easter Parade Camp Scottish designers Colin and Justin will appear as 1990s heartthrobs Robson and Jerome.
1987 - Fred Astaire, American actor and dancer, died aged 88
Ink's shoed horses for Ronald Reagan (when he was an actor), Robert Taylor, Fred Astaire, Kenny Rogers and dozens of other entertainers.