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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

Showtime, U.S.A.
(1951)
ABC Late Night
ABC Late Night Herself
(1974)
Great Performances
(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)
Herself
 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: Over the Top. Musical revue. Book by Philip Bartholomae and Harold Atteridge. Music by Sigmund Romberg. Additional numbers by Herman Timberg. Lyrics by Matthew C. Woodward and Charles Manning. Musical Direction by Frank Tours. Additional lyrics by Philip Bartholomae. Additional music by Frank Carter. Choreographed by Allan K. ... See more »

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She and brother Fred Astaire were vaudeville headliners as kids and Broadway stars until she retired in 1932 to marry Lord Charles Cavendish. Her second husband was a financier. See more »

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Virgo

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