Born on this day in 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska, singer, dancer & actor, Fred Astaire.
Happy Birthday to the great Fred Astaire. Astaire was born on this day in 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska. Known as one of the silver screen’s greatest dancers, he had a decades-long career in musicals like Top Hat (1935) and Easter Parade (1948). Younger audiences got to know him as the North Pole’s sole mailman, in Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.