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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)
ABC Late Night Herself
(1974)
(1991)

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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 1951 Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.38 (1951) ... Herself
 1937 Round the Film Studios (TV Series)
Herself - Actress
- 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: The Bunch and Judy. Musical comedy. Music by Jerome Kern. Book by Anne Caldwell and Hugh Ford. Lyrics by Anne Caldwell. Music orchestrated by Stephen Jones. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle. Scenic Design by Frank E. Gates and Edward A. Morange. Costume Design by Wanamaker, Paul Poiret and George Barbier. Directed by Fred G. ... See more »

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Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 20-22. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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