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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 ...


Cast (feature film)

1. That's Entertainment! III (1994) as Song Performer.
2. Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988) as Himeslf (Archival Footage).
4. Ghost Story (1981) as Ricky Hawthorne.
5. Man in the Santa Claus Suit, The (1979) as Cab Driver; Chauffeur; Choral Director; Costume Shop Proprietor; Floor Walker; Jeweler; Policeman; Santa Claus.
6. Family Upside Down, A (1978) as Ted Long.
7. Un Taxi mauve (1977) as Dr Scully.
8. Amazing Dobermans, The (1976) as Daniel Hughes.
10. That's Entertainment! (1974) as Narration.
11. The Towering Inferno (1974) as Harlee Claiborne.
12. Over-the-hill Gang Rides Again, The (1970) as Baltimore Kid.
13. Midas Run (1969) as Co-pilot .
14. Finian's Rainbow (1968) as Finian McLonergan .
15. Paris When It Sizzles (1964) as .
16. The Notorious Landlady (1962) as Franklyn Ambruster .
17. The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Biddeford "Pogo" Poole .
18. On the Beach (1959) as Julian Osborn .
19. Silk Stockings (1957) as Steve Canfield .
20. Funny Face (1957) as Dick Avery .
21. Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Jervis Pendleton III .
22. The Band Wagon (1953) as Tony Hunter .
23. The Belle of New York (1952) as Charlie Hill .
24. Royal Wedding (1951) as Tom Bowen .
25. Three Little Words (1950) as Bert Kalmar [also known as Kendall the Great] .
26. Let's Dance (1950) as Donald Elwood .
27. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) as Josh Barkley .
28. Easter Parade (1948) as Don Hewes .
29. Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Himself in "The Babbitt and the Bromide"/The Imposter in "This Heart of Mine"/Tai Long in "Limehouse Blues" .
30. Blue Skies (1946) as Jed Potter .
31. Yolanda and the Thief (1945) as Johnny Parkson [Riggs, also known as Mr. Brown] .
32. The Sky's the Limit (1943) as Fred Atwell .
33. You Were Never Lovelier (1942) as Robert Davis .
34. Holiday Inn (1942) as Ted Hanover .
35. You'll Never Get Rich (1941) as Robert Curtis .
36. Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) as Johnny Brett .
37. Second Chorus (1940) as Danny O'Neill .
38. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) as Vernon Castle .
39. Carefree (1938) as [Dr.] Tony Flagg .
40. A Damsel in Distress (1937) as Jerry [Halliday] .
41. Shall We Dance (1937) as Petrov [also known as Pete P. Peters] .
42. Follow the Fleet (1936) as "Bake" Baker .
43. Swing Time (1936) as John "Lucky" Garnett .
44. Top Hat (1935) as Jerry Travers .
45. Roberta (1935) as Huck [Haines] .
46. The Gay Divorcee (1934) as Guy Holden .
47. Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Fred Ayers .
48. Dancing Lady (1933) as Himself .

Producer (feature film)

49. Second Chorus (1940) as Associate Producer.

Music (feature film)

51. Cake (2014)
52. Step Up 3-D (2010)
54. A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001) as Song Performer ("Cheek To Cheek").
55. Next Best Thing, The (2000) as Song Performer ("Steppin' Out With My Baby").
56. Green Mile, The (1999) as Song Performer ("Cheek To Cheek").
57. The English Patient (1996) as Song Performer ("Check To Check").
58. Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) as Song Performer ("Top Hat, White Tie And Tails").
59. The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) as Song Performer ("I'M Building Up To An Awful Letdown" "They Can'T Take That Away From Me" "Funny Face" "Flying Down To Rio" "Night And Day" "Isn'T This A Lovely Day?" "Top Hat, White Tie And Tails" "A Fine Romance" "Lovely To Look At" "Slap That Bass" "Let'S Call The Whole Thing Off" "The Babbitt And The Bromide" "A Foggy Day" "Steppin' Out With My Baby" "I'M Putting All My Eggs In One Basket" "Cheek To Cheek" "Let'S Face The Music And Dance" "A Couple Of Swells" "I'Ve Got My Eyes On You" "Drum Crazy" "I'M Building Up To An Awful Letdown" "I Wanna Be A Dancin' Man" "One For My Baby" "A Shine On Your Shoes" "By Myself" "I Guess I'Ll Have To Change My Plan" "I Love Louisa" "The Half Of It, Dearie, Blues" "Oh, Lady Be Good!" "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Love You When You Know I'Ve Been A Liar All My Life?" "You'Re All The World To Me" "S Wonderful").
60. The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) as Music ("I'M Building Up To An Awful Letdown").
61. Loverboy (1989) as Song Performer ("They Can'T Take That Away From Me").
63. Can She Bake A Cherry Pie? (1983) as Song Performer ("The Way You Look Tonight").
64. Pennies From Heaven (1981) as Song Performer ("Let'S Face The Music And Dance").
65. Imposters (1979) as Song Performer ("Night And Day").

Dance (feature film)

67. The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Choreography.
68. Funny Face (1957) as Choreography.
69. Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Dances staged by.
70. The Sky's the Limit (1943) as Dances created and staged by.
71. Roberta (1935) as Dance arr.

Cast (special)

74. Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town, The (1977) as Narration.
77. Make Mine Red, White, and Blue (1972) as Host.
79. Fred Astaire Show, The (1968) as Host.
80. Think Pretty (1964) as Fred Adams.
81. Seven Against the Sea (1962) as Host.
82. Fred Astaire Special, The (1960) as Host.
83. Astaire Time (1960) as Host.
85. Evening With Fred Astaire, An (1958) as Host.

Producer (special)

86. Fred Astaire Show, The (1968) as Producer.
87. Astaire Time (1960) as Producer.
88. Another Evening With Fred Astaire (1959) as Executive Producer.

Music (special)

89. Irving Berlin: An American Song (1999) as Song Performer ("Puttin' On The Ritz").
90. Great Performances' 20th Anniversary Special (1992) as Song Performer ("Not My Girl").

Cast (short)

Misc. Crew (short)

95. Fred Astaire (1962)

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