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Fred Astaire
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Actor
    (May 10, 1899-June 22, 1987)
    Birth name was Frederic Austerlitz, Jr.
    Starred in 'On the Beach (1959),' 'Silk Stockings (1957),' 'Funny Face (1957),' 'Daddy Long Legs (1955),' 'Belle of New York (1952),' 'Royal Wedding (1951),' 'Let's Dance (1950),' ' Barkleys of Broadway (1949),' 'Easter Parade (1948),' 'Blue Skies (1946),' 'Ziegfeld Follies (1946),' 'Yolanda and the Thief (1945),' 'Sky's the Limit (1943),' 'Holiday Inn (1942),' 'Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940),' 'Carefree (1938),' 'Damsel in Distress (1937),' 'Shall We Dance? (1937),' 'Swing Time (1936),' 'Follow the Fleet (1936),' 'Top Hat (1935),' 'Roberta (1935),' 'Gay Divorcee (1934),' 'Flying Down to Rio (1933)' and 'Dancing Lady (1933)
    Opened a chain of dance studios
    He was a perfectionist and would redo scenes even if the director was satisfied.
    He was contemptuous of actors who were irresponsible and did not act professionally.
    He wore a toupee.
    He was addicted to the soap operas 'Guiding Light' and 'As the World Turns,' and if he had to missed an episode, he would require his housekeeper to watch and keep him informed.
    His second wife, Robyn Smith (a jockey), was 44 years his junior.
    She was younger than both of his children.
    He had very large hands and made loose fists while dancing.
    He danced so much for the movie 'Holiday Inn' that he dropped 14 pounds at the movies completion.
    He and Ginger Rogers was the favorite screen dance couple and appeared together in nine movies.
    He ranked #73, in Empire Magazine's Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time..
    His trademark: wearing a top hat and tails.
    Mikhail Baryshnikov paid him the compliment of saying that dancers 'hate him' because his dancing is 'too perfect.'
    For 2018, as of last week, Out of 137 Votes: 55.47% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 170 Votes: 67.06% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 434 Votes: 57.60% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 36 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 35 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 66 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 259 Votes: 50.58% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 222 Votes: 53.60% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 164 Votes: 42.07% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 277 Votes: 36.46% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 153 Votes: 32.03% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 340 Votes: 43.82% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 936 Votes: 41.24% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 796 Votes: 42.34% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 863 Votes: 43.11% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1071 Votes: 42.58% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2017 Votes: 39.91% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 391 Votes: 34.53% Annoying
 
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