Fred Astaire

Actor · Executive Producer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 75
Fred Astaire was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer, and television presenter. He is widely considered the most influential dancer in the history of film.

Fred Astaire was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer, and television presenter. He is widely considered the most influential dancer in the history of film.

Birth Name

Frederic Austerlitz Jr.


Wednesday, 10 May 1899


Monday, 22 June 1987

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Lucy and Desi Self 2022
All About Yves Montand Self 2021
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Self - Dancer, Singer, Actor 2020
Sid & Judy Himself (archive footage) / Self 2019
Star Trek: Short Treks Dick Avery 2018
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall Self 2016
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Secrets of the Manor House Self 2012
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self 2010
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Self 2010
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me Self 2009
1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (archive footage) 2009
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's Self 2009
The Boys Self 2009
Waiting for Hockney Self 2008
To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Cinéma de Boulevard") 2007
Astaire and Rogers: Partners in Rhythm Self / Various roles / Various / Self (archive footage) 2006
Ban the Sadist Videos! Self 2005
They Can't Take That Away from Me: The Music of 'Shall We Dance' Self 2005
The Swing of Things: Swing Time Step by Step Self 2005
Broadway: The American Musical Johnny Brett / Guy Holden (in 'The Gay Divorcee') 2004
The Dreamers Jerry Travers 2003
Complicated Women Self / Self (archive footage) 2003
Hollywood Rivals Self 2001
The Green Mile actor in 'Top Hat' 1999
Doris Day: It's Magic Himself 1998
A Bing Crosby Christmas Self / Himself 1998
The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen Self 1995
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clips from 'Easter Parade' / 'The Band Wagon' and Others 1994
Audrey Hepburn Remembered Self 1993
Imagine: John Lennon Self 1988
South of Reno Clip from 'Second Chorus' 1988
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story Self 1987
Biography (archive footage) 1987
American Masters Self, (archive footage) 1986
Cocoon Character in film clip from 'The Gay Divorcee' 1985
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Self 1985
The Purple Rose of Cairo Jerry Travers 1985
That's Dancing! Self / Himself 1985
Showbiz Goes to War (archive footage) 1982
Ghost Story Ricky Hawthorne 1981
Red Skelton: A Comedy Scrapbook Bert Kalmar-Three Little Words 1981
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire Himself - Honoree 1981
The Man in the Santa Claus Suit Choral Director / Costume Shop Proprietor / Chauffeur / Policeman / Hot Dog Vendor / Cab Driver / Jeweler / Floor Walker / Santa Claus 1979
Battlestar Galactica Chameleon 1978
A Family Upside Down Ted Long 1978
The 50th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1978
The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town S.D. Kluger (narrator) (voice) / S.D. Kluger (narrator) 1977
The Amazing Dobermans Daniel Hughes 1976
That's Entertainment, Part II Narrator / Self - Co-Host / Himself - Co-Host 1976
Brother Can You Spare a Dime (archive footage) 1975
The Towering Inferno Harlee Claiborne 1974
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
That's Entertainment! Clip from 'The Band Wagon' / Self - Co-Host / Narrator / Himself - Host 1974
Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra Self - Audience Member 1973
Imagine Himself / Self 1972
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - film clips 1972
Great Performances Self 1971
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town Narrator - S.D. Kluger / S.D. Kluger (voice) 1970
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again The Baltimore Kid 1970
Midas Run John Pedley 1969
Finian's Rainbow Finian McLonergan 1968
The Fred Astaire Show Self - Host / Himself 1968
It Takes a Thief Alistair Mundy, Alistair Mundy / The Panther 1968
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
The Hollywood Palace Self - Host, Self 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Fred Addams 1963
Hollywood: The Great Stars Robert Curtis 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Notorious Landlady Franklyn Ambruster 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host 1961
Alcoa Premiere Self - Host, Ted Miller, Alex Berringer / Self - Host, Andrew E. Whitbeck, Ivor St. George, Mr. Lucifer / Self - Host 1961
Dr. Kildare Joe Quinlan 1961
The Pleasure of His Company Biddeford 'Pogo' Poole 1961
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Astaire Time Self - Host / Himself 1960
On the Beach Julian Osborn 1959
Another Evening with Fred Astaire Self / Himself 1959
Premier Khrushchev in the USA Self 1959
An Evening with Fred Astaire Self / Himself 1958
The Garry Moore Show Self - Guest 1958
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself - Guest 1957
Silk Stockings Steve Canfield 1957
Funny Face Dick Avery 1957
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Recipient, Self 1951
MGM Parade actor 'Broadway Melody of 1940', Performer in 'Ziegfeld Follies' 1955
Daddy Long Legs Jervis Pendleton III 1955
Person to Person Self 1953
The Band Wagon Tony Hunter 1953
General Electric Theater Paul Ashcroft, J. Willingham Bardley 1953
The Belle of New York Charlie Hill 1952
Royal Wedding Tom Bowen 1951
Let's Dance Donald Elwood 1950
Three Little Words Bert Kalmar 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Barkleys of Broadway Josh Barkley 1949
Easter Parade Don Hewes 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Singer / Dancer 1948
Blue Skies Jed Potter 1946
Yolanda and the Thief Johnny Parkson Riggs 1945
Ziegfeld Follies Gentleman ('The Babbit and the Bromide') / Fred Astaire ('Here's to the Ladies') / Raffles ('This Heart of Mine') / Tai Long ('Limehouse Blues') / Various 1945
Twenty Years After (archive footage) 1944
The Sky's the Limit Fred Atwell aka Fred Burton / Fred Atwell (Fred Burton) 1943
You Were Never Lovelier Robert Davis / Robert 'Bob' Davis 1942
Holiday Inn Ted Hanover 1942
You'll Never Get Rich Robert Curtis 1941
Second Chorus Danny O'Neill 1941
Broadway Melody of 1940 Johnny Brett 1940
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle Vernon Castle 1939
Carefree Tony Flagg 1938
A Damsel in Distress Jerry Halliday 1937
Shall We Dance Peter P. Peters aka Petrov / Pete Peters 1937
Swing Time Lucky Garnett 1936
Follow the Fleet Bake Baker 1936
Top Hat Jerry Travers 1935
Roberta Huck Haines 1935
The Gay Divorcee Guy Holden 1934
Flying Down to Rio Fred Ayres 1933
Dancing Lady Fred Astaire 1933

Producer Filmography

1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special Won
1975 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1975 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Won
1969 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1968 Emmy Outstanding Musical or Variety Program Nominated
1962 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1961 Emmy Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or Series Won
1960 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
1960 Emmy Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or Series Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Single Performance by an Actor Won
1951 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Won
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