Fred Astaire

Highest Rated:
100% That's Entertainment (1974)
Lowest Rated:
36% Ghost Story (1981)
Birthday:
May 10
Birthplace:
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Bio:
Few would argue with the opinion that American entertainer Fred Astaire was the greatest dancer ever seen on film. Born to a wealthy Omaha family, young Astaire was trained at the Alvienne School of Dance and the Ned Wayburn School of Dancing. In a double act with his sister Adele, Fred danced in…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: The 1930s
  • Actor
-- 2009
Broadway Bound
  • Actor
-- 2007
Astaire & Rogers Ultimate Collector's Edition
  • Actor
-- 2006
Bing Crosby - White Christmas
  • Actor
-- 2003
Petula Clark: This Is My Song
  • Actor
-- 2001
A Bing Crosby Christmas
  • Actor
-- 2000
Swing With The Duke & King Cole: Rock 'N' Roll Review
  • Actor
-- 2000
Fred Astaire - The Man Who Danced
  • Actor
-- 1999
Bing Crosby Christmas
  • Actor
-- 1998
You'll Never Get Rich
  • Bob Curtis
-- 1998
Hollywood on Parade
  • Actor
-- 1990
You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story
  • Actor
-- 1990
That's Dancing!
  • Actor
-- 1985
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Gene Kelly
  • Actor
-- 1985
Gotta Dance Gotta Sing
  • Actor
-- 1984
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey
  • Himself
-- 1984
36% Ghost Story
  • Ricky Hawthorne
-- 1981
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Fred Astaire
  • Actor
-- 1981
The Man in the Santa Claus Suit
  • Actor
-- 1979
Family Upside Down
  • Ted Long
-- 1978
The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town
  • Mailman
-- 1977
A Purple Taxi (Un taxi mauve)
  • Scully
-- 1977
That's Entertainment 2
  • Co-narrator
-- 1976
The Amazing Dobermans
  • Daniel Hughes
-- 1976
Hooray for Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1975
100% That's Entertainment
  • Director
  • Narrator
-- 1974
74% The Towering Inferno
  • Harlee Claiborne
-- 1974
Over the Hill Gang Rides Again
  • Actor
-- 1970
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
  • Actor
-- 1970
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • Mailman
-- 1970
The Over-the-Hill Gang
  • Actor
-- 1969
54% Finian's Rainbow
  • Finian McLonergan
-- 1968
57% Paris When It Sizzles
  • [singing]
-- 1964
The Notorious Landlady
  • Franklyn Ambruster
-- 1962
The Pleasure of His Company
  • Biddeford Pogo Poole
-- 1961
74% On the Beach
  • Julian Osborn
-- 1959
Silk Stockings
  • Steve Canfield
-- 1957
87% Funny Face
  • Dick Avery
-- 1957
Daddy Long Legs
  • Jervis Pendleton III
-- 1955
100% The Band Wagon
  • Tony Hunter
-- 1953
The Belle of New York
  • Charlie Hill
-- 1952
91% Royal Wedding
  • Tom Bowen
-- 1951
Let's Dance
  • Donald Elwood
-- 1950
Three Little Words
  • Bert Kalmar
-- 1950
Family Fables
  • Actor
-- 1949
60% The Barkleys of Broadway
  • John Barkley
-- 1949
89% Easter Parade
  • Don Hewes
-- 1948
75% Ziegfeld Follies
  • Fred Astaire/Raffles/Tai Long
-- 1946
80% Blue Skies
  • Jed Potter
-- 1946
80% Yolanda and the Thief
  • Johnny Parkson Riggs
-- 1945
The Sky's the Limit
  • Fred Atwell/Fred Burton
-- 1943
100% Holiday Inn
  • Ted Hanover
-- 1942
100% You Were Never Lovelier
  • Robert Davis
-- 1942
Broadway Melody of 1940
  • Johnny Brett
-- 1940
Second Chorus
  • Danny O'Neill
-- 1940
80% The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
  • Vernon Castle
-- 1939
60% Carefree
  • Tony Flagg
-- 1938
86% Shall We Dance
  • Petrov (Peter P. Peters)
-- 1937
80% A Damsel in Distress
  • Jerry Halliday
-- 1937
100% Swing Time
  • John "Lucky" Garnett
-- 1936
75% Follow the Fleet
  • Bake Baker
-- 1936
80% Roberta
  • Huck Haines
-- 1935
100% Top Hat
  • Jerry Travers
-- 1935
Swing Time Special LV Edition
  • Actor
-- 1935
100% The Gay Divorcee
  • Guy Holden
-- 1934
Musicals from Hollywood's Golden Age
  • Actor
-- 1934
100% Flying Down to Rio
  • Fred Ayres
-- 1933
Dancing Lady
  • Himself
-- 1933
Golden Age of Musicals
  • Actor
-- 1930
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure
  • Actor
--
Fred Astaire - V. 1
  • Actor
--
Fabulous Fred Astaire
  • Actor
--
Fred Astaire - V. 2
  • Actor
--

Fred Astaire Trivia

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Quotes from Fred Astaire's Characters

    1. Penelope "Penny" Carrol: Your RIGHT foot!
    2. John "Lucky" Garnett: Sorry, I'm left handed.
    From Swing Time. Submitted by Michael B (22 months ago)
    1. Dick Avery: You are mad, aren't you?
    2. Jo Stockton: No, I'm not mad. I'm hurt, and disappointed, and... and mad.
    From Funny Face. Submitted by Kevin L (2 years ago)
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