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Sep 5, 1997 · Indeed, Astaire's widow, Robyn, has found herself embroiled in controversy over the way she has handled guardianship of his image. . .

Astaire shocked friends and family when he remarried in 1980.

Actor, Singer. Fred Astaire, whose style, elegance and graceful approach to movement made him the most acclaimed dancer in motion picture. Jun 29, 1987 · June 29, 1987 12 AM PT.

fc-smoke">May 31, 2012 · Let’s talk about Fred. Fred Astaire was born Frederick Austerlitz on May 10, 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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—died June 22, 1987, Los Angeles, California), American dancer onstage and in motion pictures who was best known for a number of highly successful musical comedy films in which he starred with Ginger Rogers.
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Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire present the Oscars for Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) to Robert Bolt for A Man. . 42 EDT. . Fred Astaire.

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Fred Astaire, original name Frederick Austerlitz, (born May 10, 1899, Omaha, Nebraska, U.

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He is widely regarded as the "greatest popular-music dancer of all time".

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