Soundtrack, Actor, Miscellaneous Crew
Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Johanna (Geilus) and Fritz Austerlitz, a brewer. Fred entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. Signed to RKO, he was loaned to MGM to appear in ...
Born: May 10, 1899
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: Top Hat (1935), Funny Face (1957), Swing Time (1936), The Green Mile (1999)