Astaire



Fred, 1899–1987, U.S. dancer and actor.
Contemporary Examples

Partly because Ben was as naturally and effortlessly impeccable as Astaire or Cary Grant, or any other mythic style-setter.
Ben Bradlee Was the Last of the Newspaper Giants Tom Shales October 21, 2014

A modern-day Astaire or Crosby, the well-wardrobed Wes Anderson exhibits style and grace, both personally and in his filmmaking.
Zodiac Beast: May 1-7 Starsky + Cox April 29, 2011

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Fred, real name Frederick Austerlitz. 1899–1987, US dancer, singer, and actor, whose films include Top Hat (1935), Swing Time (1936), and The Band Wagon (1953)

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