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Fred Astaire

Born on May 10, 1899 in Omaha, NE
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Few would argue with the opinion that American entertainer Fred Astaire was the greatest dancer ever seen on film. Born to a wealthy Omaha family, young Astaire was trained at the Alvienne School of Dance and the Ned Wayburn School of Dancing. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1975 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Supporting Actor The Towering Inferno Won
1974 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor The Towering Inferno Nominated
1974 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture The Towering Inferno Won
1968 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Finian's Rainbow Nominated
1961 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy The Pleasure of His Company Nominated


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