Fred Astaire’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 10, 1899

Death Date

Jun 22, 1987

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

Pneumonia

Place of Death

Jun 22, 1987

Profession

Movie Actor

The movie actor Fred Astaire died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Elegant song-and-dance man who appeared in 31 movie musicals and Three Little Words. The American Film Institute named him the 5th-Greatest Male Star of All Time.

His third wife, Robyn Smith, was forty-five years his junior. He had two children.

Quotes

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“I just put my feet in the air and move them around.” (Fred Astaire)

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“This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn’t want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.” (Fred Astaire)

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“The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it’s considered to be your style.” (Fred Astaire)

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“I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around.” (Fred Astaire)

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“Dancing is a sweat job.” (Fred Astaire)