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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire

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