astaire astaire  /ə ˈstɛr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)

News

  1. The homes where Omaha's stars got their starts

    Harold Lloyd, Fred Astaire, Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Henry Fonda, Dorothy McGuire, Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda and Nick Nolte all lived for a time in Omaha.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. Little Miss Nobody

    Recommended Despite a 60-year film career as an ing nue, character actress, and TV commercial icon (remember Josephine the Plumber?), Jane Withers's greatest success came during the 1930s, when she was a huge child star at 20th Century-Fox. Indeed, she was one the Top Ten box office stars of 1937 and '38 beating out, among others, Fred Astaire, Tyrone Power, and Gary Cooper. Nonetheless, she's ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

  3. Fred Astaire Dance Studios hosts Rhythm of the Night, Ballroom Dance Spectacular

    Rhythm of the Night, Ballroom Dance Spectacular presented by Fred Astaire Dance Studios Texas Region will be held at The Hobby Center Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: East Montgomery County Observer

Quotes

  1. Philbin says "one by one they came: Richard Burton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Regis Philbin Source: KTVZ

  2. Arlene Phillips told Sergeant: "For the first time, John, I really get what other people see in you. It was quite endearing. And you did get that Hollywood feel, although it was more Mickey Rooney than Fred Astaire."
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Arlene Phillips Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "If you've seen me in scenes with Alec Baldwin, you'll know it's like watching Fred Astaire dance with a hat rack. And after a while you're like, 'Oh, that hat rack is a pretty good dancer, too,'" Ms. Fey said, thanking her co-star, who was not...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Tina Fey Source: Television Week

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