How Much Do You Know About Fred Astaire?

Fred Astaire is regarded as one of, if not THE, greatest male stars in the history of Classic Hollywood cinema. But how much do you know about him? Take our quiz to find out!
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What year was Fred Astaire born?
1899
1901
1916
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Which actress is Fred Astaire generally associated with?
Lea Michele
Ginger Rogers
Bette Davis
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Which film, starring Joan Crawford, marked the screen debut of Fred Astaire?
Dancing Lady
Roberta
Top Hat
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What got Fred Astaire noticed in the acting world?
philanthropy
dancing
singing
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What was the name of Fred Astaire's sister, also an entertainer?
Emma
Iva
Adele
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Which film featured the first pairing of Astaire and Ginger Rogers?
Follow the Fleet
Flying Down to Rio
Swing Time
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In which 1942 film did Fred Astaire star alongside Rita Hayworth?
Holiday Inn
You'll Never Get Rich
You Were Never Lovelier
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What 1958 special won eight nine Emmy Awards, including "Best Single Performance By An Actor" for Astaire?
Dancing with the Stars
An Evening with Fred Astaire
Dancing with Fred Astaire
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What was the title of the final Astaire-Rogers film musical?
The Barkleys of Broadway
Top Hat
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
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What film landed Astaire his only Academy Award nomination?
On the Beach
The Towering Inferno
Midas Run
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How many biological children did Fred Astaire have?
three
two
four
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In what year did Fred Astaire pass away?
1987
1970
1999
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B+, Fred Astaire Assistant

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You pretty much know everything there is to know about one of the greatest actors and performers in the history of Hollywood, so congratulations on that front. It's no easy feat to know so much about one single person, famous or not, so pat yourself on the back for this one!

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1
What year was Fred Astaire born?
1899
1901
1916
2
Which actress is Fred Astaire generally associated with?
Lea Michele
Ginger Rogers
Bette Davis
3
Which film, starring Joan Crawford, marked the screen debut of Fred Astaire?
Dancing Lady
Roberta
Top Hat
4
What got Fred Astaire noticed in the acting world?
philanthropy
dancing
singing
5
What was the name of Fred Astaire's sister, also an entertainer?
Emma
Iva
Adele
6
Which film featured the first pairing of Astaire and Ginger Rogers?
Follow the Fleet
Flying Down to Rio
Swing Time
7
In which 1942 film did Fred Astaire star alongside Rita Hayworth?
Holiday Inn
You'll Never Get Rich
You Were Never Lovelier
8
What 1958 special won eight nine Emmy Awards, including "Best Single Performance By An Actor" for Astaire?
Dancing with the Stars
An Evening with Fred Astaire
Dancing with Fred Astaire
9
What was the title of the final Astaire-Rogers film musical?
The Barkleys of Broadway
Top Hat
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
10
What film landed Astaire his only Academy Award nomination?
On the Beach
The Towering Inferno
Midas Run
11
How many biological children did Fred Astaire have?
three
two
four
12
In what year did Fred Astaire pass away?
1987
1970
1999