FRED ASTAIRE Dance legend and Hollywood heavyweight Fred Astaire, one of the first men inducted into the Hall of Fame, made the leap in 1968. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

FRED ASTAIRE Dance legend and Hollywood heavyweight Fred Astaire, one of the first men inducted into the Hall of Fame, made the leap in 1968. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Fred Astaire …..WHAT A TRUE GENTLEMAN HE WAS……NEVER A BREATH OF SCANDAL……AND, COULD THAT GUY DANCE…..HE WAS THE --"TOPS"……….ccp

Fred Astaire …..WHAT A TRUE GENTLEMAN HE WAS……NEVER A BREATH OF SCANDAL……AND, COULD THAT GUY DANCE…..HE WAS THE --"TOPS"……….ccp

Ginger Rogers (1911-1995), with Fred Astaire (1899-1987), in George Stevens’ film, “Swing Time,” 1936

Ginger Rogers (1911-1995), with Fred Astaire (1899-1987), in George Stevens’ film, “Swing Time,” 1936

Not the Most Handsome...but Boy Could This Guy Dance...Wish I Could Have Been There - Fred Astaire

Not the Most Handsome...but Boy Could This Guy Dance...Wish I Could Have Been There - Fred Astaire

The Quintessential Dancer - Fred Astaire by William Malcolm..... when dancing was actually amazing..

The Quintessential Dancer - Fred Astaire by William Malcolm..... when dancing was actually amazing..

fun fact: I've always said there's a reason why no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire - because who would be able to play a quadruple-threat with the same kind of charisma? It turns out no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire because he "stipulated in his will that no film representations of himself be made". Now we know he's a quintuple-threat, for his intelligence and foresight.

fun fact: I've always said there's a reason why no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire - because who would be able to play a quadruple-threat with the same kind of charisma? It turns out no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire because he "stipulated in his will that no film representations of himself be made". Now we know he's a quintuple-threat, for his intelligence and foresight.

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. "Heaven, I'm in heaven...."  (Ballroom dance.)

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. "Heaven, I'm in heaven...." (Ballroom dance.)

Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse - Silk Stockings

Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse - Silk Stockings

Dancing (Singing in the rain)

Dancing (Singing in the rain)

Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire

Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire

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