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The Easter... Hop along with Fred Astaire in the animated holiday classic "The Easter Bunny is... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

That's... Narrated by the legendary Gene Kelley, this is a must see documentary for die... more info $5.99was $19.98 Buy Now

Daddy Long... Just one in a long line of films based on the novel by Jean Webster, it pairs... more info $19.98was $19.98 Buy Now

Ghost Story... Fred Astaire, John Houseman, Melvyn Douglas, and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., as a... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Holiday Inn:... Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in the... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Three Little... In "Three Little Words" (1950), Fred Astaire and Red Skelton take on the roles... more info $5.99was $19.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: June 22, 1987
Born: May 10, 1899 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA Profession: Cast ...


father: Frederic E Austerlitz. Brewery businessman. Austrian immigrant.
mother: Ann Geilus.
sister: Adele Astaire. Dancer, actor. Older sibling born September 1896; Astaire's partner onstage in vaudeville, Broadway and London theatre during the 1910s and 20s; retired from the Broadway stage to marry titled Englishman, Lord Charles Cavendish, in 1932; later married financier Kingman Douglass after Cavendish's death; died in 1981.
step-son: Peter Potter. Mother, Phyllis Livingston Potter.
son: Frederic Astaire. Born on January 21, 1936; mother, Phyllis Livingston Potter.
daughter: Ava MacKenzie. Born March 28, 1942; mother, Phyllis Livingston Potter.

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