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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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Known For

(1951)
(1991)
(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)
Self
- The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) ... Self (voice)
 1974 ABC Late Night (TV Series documentary)
Self
 1951 Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.38 (1951) ... Self
 1937 Round the Film Studios (TV Series)
Self - Actress
- No 1: Pinewood Part 6 (1937) ... Self - Actress
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 2007 Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane (Video documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: For Goodness Sake. Musical comedy. Material by Fred Jackson. Lyrics by Arthur Jackson. Music by William Daly and Paul Lannin. Musical Director: William Daly. Additional music by George Gershwin. Additional lyrics by Arthur Francis. Musical Staging by Allan K. Foster. Additional Staging by Julian Alfred. Directed by Priestly ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Kingman Douglass  (his death) | See more »

Relatives:

Fred Astaire (sibling)
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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