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Fred Astaire Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Academy Honorary Award WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor - Comedy or Musical WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
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 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
Fred Astaire . He has won an Academy Awards, two Golden Globes Awards and an BAFTA Awards. He's known for The Towering Inferno (1974), That's Entertainment! (1974) and On the Beach (1959).

All Movies of Fred Astaire

  • A Family Upside Down (TV)
    An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
    United States  1978
  • Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
    TV Series (1978-1979). 24 episodes. In a distant galaxy, twelve planets bearing tribes of the race known as Man have been at war with an alien cyborg race, the Cylon empire, for a millenium. In the measurements used by the Twelve ...
    United States  1978
  • The Purple Taxi
    Novelist Philippe (Philippe Noiret) is a French novelist recently relocated to Ireland, where makes friends with Jerry (Edward Albert), an American expatriate who left his home after the death of his girlfriend. Philippe and Jerry...
    France  1977
  • That's Entertainment, Part II
    Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
    Character: Himself - Co-Host / Narrator
    United States  1976
  • The Towering Inferno
    Doug Roberts, Architect, returns from a long vacation to find work nearly completed on his skyscraper. He goes to the party that night concerned he's found that his wiring specifications have not been followed and that the buildin...
    Character: Harlee Claiborne
    United States  1974
  • That's Entertainment!
    Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.
    Character: Himself - Co-Host / Narrator / Clip from 'The Band Wagon'
    United States  1974
  • The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (TV)
    In this sequel to the Over-The-Hill Gang (1969), the old-time former Texas Rangers and comrades-in-arms join forces this time around to clean up their own hometown. The group decides to sober up an old Ranger buddy, a down-and-out...
    United States  1970
  • Finian's Rainbow
    A mysterious Irishman, Finian, and his beautiful daughter Sharon arrive one day in a small Southern town of sharecroppers. The town has its own dreamer who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by crossing mint w...
    Character: Finian McLonergan
    United States  1968
  • Together in Paris
    Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time ...
    United States  1964
  • Hollywood: The Great Stars
    Host Henry Fonda follows the creation of the star system with Mary Pickford in the Silent Era through its demise in the early Sixties.
    Character: Robert Curtis (archive footage)
    United States  1963
  • Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
    TV Series (1961-1966). 5 Seasons. 191 episodes. The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor in his s...
    Character:  Joe Quinlan 4 episodes, 1965
    United States  1961
  • The Pleasure of His Company
    Jessica Poole, is marrying Napa Valley cattle rancher, Roger Henderson, and hopes her peripatetic father, "Pogo" Poole, whom she hasn't seen for years, comes to the wedding.
    United States  1961
  • On the Beach
    In 1964, nuclear war wipes out humanity in the northern hemisphere; one American submarine finds temporary safe haven in Australia, where life-as-usual covers growing despair. In denial about the loss of his wife and children in t...
    Character: Julian Osborn
    United States  1959
  • Silk Stockings
    Fred Astaire took one of his final musical turns in this delightful 1957 comedy, a cold war update of the classic Ninotchka. Cyd Charisse, having previously wrapped her endless legs around Fred in The Band Wagon, plays the Greta G...
    United States  1957
  • Funny Face
    Fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire), in search for an intellectual backdrop for an air-headed model, expropriates a Greenwich Village bookstore. When the photo session is over the store is left in a shambles, much to sa...
    Character: Dick Avery
    United States  1957
  • Daddy Long Legs
    On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendelton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in New England. She writes him letters, which ...
    Character: Jervis Pendleton III
    United States  1955
  • General Electric Theater (TV Series)
    TV Series (1953-1962). 10 seasons. 300 episodes. General Electric Theater featured a mix of romance, comedy, adventure, tragedy, fantasy and varitey music. Occupying the Sunday evening spot on CBS following the Toast of the Town/E...
    United States  1953
  • The Band Wagon
    Tony Hunter, a famous singer/dancer movie star, is feeling washed up and old hat (old top hat, tie and tails to be exact). The reporters are out for Ava Gardner, not him. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a ...
    Character: Tony Hunter
    United States  1953
  • The Belle of New York
    In turn of the century New York, pretty temperance worker Angela Collins, who is a member of the Daughters of Right, is hailed as the "Belle of New York" by her Bowery clientele, who admire her singing and her beauty. We...
    United States  1952
  • Royal Wedding
    Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They travel by cruise ship where Ellen meets and becomes involved wit...
    Character: Tom Bowen
    United States  1951
  • Three Little Words
    Song-and-dance man Bert Kalmar can't continue his stage career after an injury for while, so he has to earn his money as a lyricst. Per chance he meets composer Harry Ruby and their first song is a hit. Ruby gets Kalmar to marry i...
    Character: Bert Kalmar
    United States  1950
  • The Barkleys of Broadway
    The MGM reunion of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, 10 years after their last RKO picture, happened by accident. The Barkleys of Broadway was meant to pair Astaire with Judy Garland as a follow-up to their 1948 hit Easter Parade. G...
    Character: Josh Barkley
    United States  1949
  • Easter Parade
    Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but she decides to start a career on her own. So he takes the next dancer he meets, Hannah Brown, as a new partner. After a while this new team is so successful, that Florence Ziegfeld...
    Character: Don Hewes
    United States  1948
  • Blue Skies
    Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who can't stay committed to anything in life fo
    Character: Jed Potter
    United States  1946
  • Ziegfeld Follies
    The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.
    Character: Fred Astaire ('Here's to the Ladies') / Raffles ('This Heart of Mine') / Tai Long ('Limehouse Blues') / Gentleman ('The Babbit and the Bromide')
    United States  1945
  • The Sky's the Limit
    A II World War hero (Astaire), spending his leave in New York City, falls in love with a young magazine photographer (Leslie). But she is not interested in him. Academy Award Nominations: Best Scoring of a Musical Picture, Best So...
    Character: Fred Atwell aka Fred Burton
    United States  1943
  • You Were Never Lovelier
    The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order, oldest first. When sister #1 gets married, sisters #3 and #4 put pressure on Maria, sister #2, because they have their husban...
    United States  1942
  • Holiday Inn
    Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club, Holiday Inn, is the setting for the ...
    United States  1942
  • You'll Never Get Rich
    After his wife discovers a telltale diamond bracelet, impresario Martin Cortland tries to show he's not chasing after showgirl Sheila Winthrop. Choreographer Robert Curtis gets caught in the middle of the boss's scheme. Army consc...
    United States  1941
  • Second Chorus
    Danny and Hank are surprised when Artie Shaw hires competent manager Ellen away from their college band. The two trumpet players scheme to get into Shaw's outfit themselves, each trying to trump the other's plays.
    United States  1940
  • Carefree
    Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love with Dr. Flagg. When he tries to use hypnosi...
    United States  1938