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 (ə-stâr′), Fred Originally Frederick Austerlitz. 1899-1987.
American dancer, singer, and actor noted for his elegant style and his partnership with Ginger Rogers in films such as Top Hat (1935).


(Biography) Fred, real name Frederick Austerlitz. 1899–1987, US dancer, singer, and actor, whose films include Top Hat (1935), Swing Time (1936), and The Band Wagon (1953)



Fred (Frederick Austerlitz), 1899–l987, U.S. dancer.
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CYD Charisse, the long-legged beauty who starred in MGM musicals with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, died today in Los Angeles, aged 86.
The singer and dancer, who partnered Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire in a succession of musicals, is believed to have suffered a heart attack on Monday and died in hospital in Los Angeles.