Fred Astaire war ein amerikanischer Tänzer, Choreograf, Sänger und Schauspieler. Seine Karriere in Film, Fernsehen und Theater umspannte insgesamt Fred Astaire war ein amerikanischer Tänzer, Choreograf, Sänger und Schauspieler. Seine Karriere in Film, Fernsehen und Theater umspannte insgesamt 76 Jahre. Gemeinsam mit Ginger Rogers bildete er in zehn Tanzfilmen ein weltbekanntes Leinwandpaar. Fred Astaire. "Er kann nicht singen, er kann nicht schauspielern, aber er kann ein bisschen tanzen" - zu dieser wenig schmeichelhaften Einschätzung kommt.
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Fred Astaire war ein amerikanischer Tänzer, Choreograf, Sänger und Schauspieler. Seine Karriere in Film, Fernsehen und Theater umspannte insgesamt 76 Jahre. Gemeinsam mit Ginger Rogers bildete er in zehn Tanzfilmen ein weltbekanntes Leinwandpaar. Fred Astaire (* Mai in Omaha, Nebraska; † Juni in Los Angeles, Kalifornien; eigentlich Frederick Austerlitz) war ein amerikanischer Tänzer. Fred Astaire war ein amerikanischer Tänzer, Choreograf, Sänger und Schauspieler. Seine Karriere in Film, Fernsehen und Theater umspannte insgesamt Seine Eleganz, sein gazellenartiger Tanz machten Fred Astaire weltberühmt, und für einige gilt er in der amerikanischen Entertainer-Szene auch heute noch als. Kaum jemand anderer ist mit dem Tanzen so eng verbunden wie der legendäre Fred Astaire, der mit seinem Tanzstil und seinen zahlreichen Filmrollen einen. Fred Astaire. "Er kann nicht singen, er kann nicht schauspielern, aber er kann ein bisschen tanzen" - zu dieser wenig schmeichelhaften Einschätzung kommt. Fred Astaire erblickte am Mai als Frederick Austerlitz, Sohn von Friedrich Emanuel "Fritz" Austerlitz ( – ) und Johanna "Ann" Austerlitz (
Fred Astaire. "Er kann nicht singen, er kann nicht schauspielern, aber er kann ein bisschen tanzen" - zu dieser wenig schmeichelhaften Einschätzung kommt. Fred Astaire. Schauspieler • Sprecher. Die Eleganz, Leichtigkeit und Schwerelosigkeit seiner Tänze und der originelle Erfindungsreichtum in den Choreografien. Kaum jemand anderer ist mit dem Tanzen so eng verbunden wie der legendäre Fred Astaire, der mit seinem Tanzstil und seinen zahlreichen Filmrollen einen.
Fred Astaire Filme und SerienRichard Berry. Fred verbleibt darin Der Angriff Newcomer natürlich nur eine Nebenrolle - Terminal Deutsch in die setzt er all sein Können und Talent. So findet sich in Freds Repertoire etwa der einzigartige Tanz mit einem Kleiderständer. Als junger Erwachsener übersiedelte er nach Hollywood, wo er eine erfolgreiche Partnerschaft mit Ginger Rogers für neun Filmen begann. Brendan Gleeson. Das Paar war zwar befreundet, doch beide wollten trotzdem als unabhängige Micaela Kreißler betrachtet werden. Fred Astaire starb an einer Lungenentzündung, im Alter von
His most memorable dancing partnership was with Ginger Rogers , with whom he co-starred in a series of ten Hollywood musicals. Astaire's father was born in Linz , Austria to Jewish parents who had converted to Roman Catholicism.
Astaire's mother dreamed of escaping Omaha by her children's talents. Astaire's sister, Adele Astaire , was an instinctive dancer and singer early in her childhood.
Johanna planned a "brother and sister act", common in vaudeville at the time, for her two children. Although Fred refused dance lessons at first, he easily mimicked his older sister's steps and took up piano , accordion , and clarinet.
When their father lost his job, the family moved to New York City in January to launch the show business careers of the children.
Family legend attributes the name to an uncle surnamed "L'Astaire. They were taught dance, speaking, and singing in preparation for developing an act.
Fred wore a top hat and tails in the first half and a lobster outfit in the second. In an interview, Astaire's daughter, Ava Astaire McKenzie, observed that they often put Fred in a top hat to make him look taller.
As a result of their father's salesmanship, Fred and Adele landed a major contract and played the Orpheum Circuit in the Midwest, Western and some Southern cities in the US.
Soon Adele grew to at least three inches taller than Fred, and the pair began to look incongruous. The family decided to take a two-year break from show business to let time take its course and to avoid trouble from the Gerry Society and the child labor laws of the time.
In , Fred became an Episcopalian. Some sources  state that the Astaire siblings appeared in a film titled Fanchon, the Cricket , starring Mary Pickford , but the Astaires have consistently denied this.
By age 14, Fred had taken on the musical responsibilities for their act. Remick 's music publishing company, in Their chance meeting was to affect the careers of both artists profoundly.
Astaire was always on the lookout for new steps on the circuit and was starting to demonstrate his ceaseless quest for novelty and perfection.
They followed up with several more shows. Of their work in The Passing Show of , Heywood Broun wrote: "In an evening in which there was an abundance of good dancing, Fred Astaire stood out He and his partner, Adele Astaire, made the show pause early in the evening with a beautiful loose-limbed dance.
Adele's sparkle and humor drew much of the attention, owing in part to Fred's careful preparation and sharp supporting choreography.
She still set the tone of their act. But by this time, Astaire's dancing skill was beginning to outshine his sister's. During the s, Fred and Adele appeared on Broadway and the London stage.
Astaire's tap dancing was recognized by then as among the best. For example, Robert Benchley wrote in , "I don't think that I will plunge the nation into war by stating that Fred is the greatest tap-dancer in the world.
After the close of Funny Face , the Astaires went to Hollywood for a screen test now lost at Paramount Pictures , but Paramount deemed them unsuitable for films.
They split in when Adele married her first husband, Lord Charles Cavendish , second son of the 9th Duke of Devonshire. Fred went on to achieve success on his own on Broadway and in London with Gay Divorce later made into the film The Gay Divorcee while considering offers from Hollywood.
The end of the partnership was traumatic for Astaire but stimulated him to expand his range. Free of the brother-sister constraints of the former pairing and working with new partner Claire Luce , Fred created a romantic partnered dance to Cole Porter 's " Night and Day ," which had been written for Gay Divorce.
Luce stated that she had to encourage him to take a more romantic approach: "Come on, Fred, I'm not your sister, you know.
According to Hollywood folklore, a screen test report on Astaire for RKO Radio Pictures , now lost along with the test, is reported to have read: "Can't sing.
Can't act. Can dance a little. Berman , claimed he had never heard the story in the s and that it only emerged years afterward.
Slightly bald. Also dances. Selznick , who had signed Astaire to RKO and commissioned the test, stated in a memo, "I am uncertain about the man, but I feel, in spite of his enormous ears and bad chin line, that his charm is so tremendous that it comes through even on this wretched test.
However, this did not affect RKO's plans for Astaire. They lent him for a few days to MGM in for his significant Hollywood debut in the successful musical film Dancing Lady.
In the movie, he appeared as himself dancing with Joan Crawford. In a review, Variety magazine attributed its massive success to Astaire's presence:.
He's assuredly a bet after this one, for he's distinctly likable on the screen, the mike is kind to his voice and as a dancer he remains in a class by himself.
The latter observation will be no news to the profession, which has long admitted that Astaire starts dancing where the others stop hoofing. Having already been linked to his sister Adele on stage, Astaire was initially very reluctant to become part of another dance team.
He wrote his agent, "I don't mind making another picture with her, but as for this 'team' idea, it's 'out!
The partnership, and the choreography of Astaire and Hermes Pan , helped make dancing an important element of the Hollywood film musical. Astaire and Rogers made nine films together at RKO.
Six out of the nine Astaire—Rogers musicals became the biggest moneymakers for RKO; all of the films brought a certain prestige and artistry that all studios coveted at the time.
Their partnership elevated them both to stardom; as Katharine Hepburn reportedly said, "He gives her class and she gives him sex appeal.
Astaire revolutionized dance on film by having complete autonomy over its presentation. This gave the illusion of an almost stationary camera filming an entire dance in a single shot.
Astaire famously quipped: "Either the camera will dance, or I will. Astaire's style of dance sequences allowed the viewer to follow the dancers and choreography in their entirety.
This style differed strikingly from those in the Busby Berkeley musicals. Those musicals' sequences were filled with extravagant aerial shots, dozens of cuts for quick takes, and zooms on areas of the body such as a chorus row of arms or legs.
Astaire's second innovation involved the context of the dance; he was adamant that all song and dance routines be integral to the plotlines of the film.
Instead of using dance as a spectacle as Busby Berkeley did, Astaire used it to move the plot along.
Typically, an Astaire picture would include at least three standard dances. One would be a solo performance by Astaire, which he termed his "sock solo.
Finally, he would include a partnered romantic dance routine. Rogers was outstanding among Astaire's partners not because she was superior to others as a dancer, but because, as a skilled, intuitive actress, she was cagey enough to realize that acting did not stop when dancing began She faked it an awful lot.
She couldn't tap and she couldn't do this and that She got so that after a while everyone else who danced with me looked wrong.
She made everything work for her. Actually she made things very fine for both of us and she deserves most of the credit for our success.
In , British talk-show host Sir Michael Parkinson asked Astaire who his favorite dancing partner was on Parkinson. At first, Astaire refused to answer.
But ultimately he said "Excuse me, I must say Ginger was certainly, uh, uh, the one. You know, the most effective partner I had.
Everyone knows. Rogers described Astaire's uncompromising standards extending to the whole production: "Sometimes he'll think of a new line of dialogue or a new angle for the story No loafing on the job on an Astaire picture, and no cutting corners.
Despite their success, Astaire was unwilling to have his career tied exclusively to any partnership.
He negotiated with RKO to strike out on his own with A Damsel in Distress in with an inexperienced, non-dancing Joan Fontaine , unsuccessfully as it turned out.
While both films earned respectable gross incomes, they both lost money because of increased production costs,  : and Astaire left RKO, after being labeled " box office poison " by the Independent Theatre Owners of America.
Astaire was reunited with Rogers in at MGM for their final outing, The Barkleys of Broadway , the only one of their films together to be shot in Technicolor.
Astaire left RKO in to freelance and pursue new film opportunities, with mixed though generally successful outcomes.
Throughout this period, Astaire continued to value the input of choreographic collaborators. Unlike the s when he worked almost exclusively with Hermes Pan, he tapped the talents of other choreographers to innovate continually.
His first post-Ginger dance partner was the redoubtable Eleanor Powell , considered the most exceptional female tap-dancer of her generation. They starred in Broadway Melody of , in which they performed a celebrated extended dance routine to Cole Porter's " Begin the Beguine.
She really knocked out a tap dance in a class by herself. But, in spite of the enormous financial success of both, he was reportedly dissatisfied with roles where he lost the girl to Crosby.
The former film is memorable for his virtuoso solo dance to "Let's Say it with Firecrackers". The latter film featured " Puttin' On the Ritz ", an innovative song and dance routine indelibly associated with him.
Other partners during this period included Paulette Goddard in Second Chorus , in which he dance-conducted the Artie Shaw orchestra. He made two pictures with Rita Hayworth.
He next appeared opposite the seventeen-year-old Joan Leslie in the wartime drama The Sky's the Limit In it, he introduced Arlen and Mercer 's " One for My Baby " while dancing on a bar counter in a dark and troubled routine.
Astaire choreographed this film alone and achieved modest box office success. It represented a notable departure for Astaire from his usual charming, happy-go-lucky screen persona, and confused contemporary critics.
While Follies was a hit, Yolanda bombed at the box office. He nominated "Puttin' on the Ritz" as his farewell dance.
After announcing his retirement in , Astaire concentrated on his horse-racing interests and in founded the Fred Astaire Dance Studios , which he subsequently sold in Astaire's retirement did not last long.
Both of these films revived Astaire's popularity and in he starred in two musicals. Let's Dance with Betty Hutton was on loan-out to Paramount.
While Three Little Words did quite well at the box office, Let's Dance was a financial disappointment. The Band Wagon received rave reviews from critics and drew huge crowds.
But because of its high cost, it failed to make a profit on its first release. Juni im Alter von 88 Jahren an den Folgen einer Lungenentzündung.
Die meisten seiner Filme, die zwischen und entstanden, wurden in den er Jahren im Auftrag des Fernsehens, zumeist durch Eckart Dux , nachsynchronisiert.
In der Filmsatire Ginger und Fred von Federico Fellini aus dem Jahre , in dem das überkommerzialisierte Fernsehshow-Business drastisch parodiert wird, spielt ein in die Jahre gekommenes Tanzpaar die Hauptrolle dargestellt durch Giulietta Masina und Marcello Mastroianni , das einst in jungen Jahren als Rogers-Astaire- Imitate durch Nachahmungen derer Stepptänze Karriere gemacht hatte.
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