Fred Astaire

1899 - 1987

Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer, and television presenter. He is widely considered the most influential dancer in the history of film.His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years. He starred in more than 10 Broadway and West End musicals, made 31 musical films, four television specials, and issued numerous recordings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Astaire has received more than 6,135,001 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 124th most popular actor.

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  • 6.1M

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  • 69.52

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  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Fred Astaire ranks 123 out of 8,832Before him are Lee Van Cleef, Gene Hackman, Ava Gardner, Christopher Plummer, Stan Laurel, and Donald Sutherland. After him are Monica Bellucci, Bette Davis, Peter O'Toole, Jason Statham, Irene Papas, and Oliver Hardy.

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Among people born in 1899, Fred Astaire ranks 12Before him are Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Hayek, Yasunari Kawabata, Lavrentiy Beria, Humphrey Bogart, and Frederick IX of Denmark. After him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Adnan Menderes, László Bíró, Francis Poulenc, Paul-Henri Spaak, and Béla Guttmann. Among people deceased in 1987, Fred Astaire ranks 8Before him are Rudolf Hess, Dalida, Carl Rogers, Louis de Broglie, Rita Hayworth, and Primo Levi. After him are Marguerite Yourcenar, Andrey Kolmogorov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Gunnar Myrdal, Walter Houser Brattain, and Pola Negri.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred Astaire ranks 242 out of 12,171Before him are Gene Hackman (1930), Ava Gardner (1922), Arthur Miller (1915), J. Paul Getty (1892), Pete Conrad (1930), and Emily Dickinson (1830). After him are Ronnie James Dio (1942), Edward Thorndike (1874), Mario Puzo (1920), Bette Davis (1908), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), and Joseph Smith (1805).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Fred Astaire ranks 65Before him are Tony Curtis (1925), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Robert Duvall (1931), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Gene Hackman (1930), and Ava Gardner (1922). After him are Bette Davis (1908), Oliver Hardy (1892), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Audie Murphy (1925), and Eli Wallach (1915).