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A·staire(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.