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Adele Astaire (1896–1981)


Adele and her brother Fred were the toast of Broadway in the 1920s and early thirties with such shows as Lady be Good and Funny Face. Many thought Adele was the greater entertainer of the pair, comparing her to Fanny Brice and Imogene Coca. Fred was far more serious about his craft and would rehearse tirelessly while his sister would refer to him ... See full bio »

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Great Performances
(1991)
ABC Late Night
ABC Late Night Herself
(1974)

Filmography

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 1937 Round the Film Studios (TV Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- No 1: Pinewood Part 6 (1937) ... (narrative script)
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 1991 Great Performances (TV Series)
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- The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) ... Herself (voice)
 1974 ABC Late Night (TV Series)
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 1937 Round the Film Studios (TV Series)
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- No 1: Pinewood Part 6 (1937) ... Herself - Actress
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 2007 Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane (Video documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Lady, Be Good. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson. Musical Director: Paul Lannin. Music orchestrated by Paul Lannin, Robert Russell Bennett, Charles Grant, Stephen Jones, Max Steiner and William Daly. Musical direction by Sammy Lee. Directed by ... See more »

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Sister-in-law of Robyn Smith. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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