Person Born 10/5/1899 Died 22/6/1987
Dancer, singer, actor. Born and died America. Brother and sister, Frederick and Adele Austerlitz, started as children as vaudeville performers. Between 1917 and 1932 they appeared in musical shows on Broadway and in London as Fred and Adele Astaire. Adele retired to marry the second son of the Duke of Devonshire and Fred went on to a successful solo career, sometimes with Ginger Rogers. Films include Top Hat, 1935 and Swing Time, 1936.