Fred Astaire – How Did the Actor Die?

Fred Astaire died at age 88, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Fred Astaire's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Fred Astaire net worth: Fred Astaire was an American dancer, choreographer, musician, singer, and actor who had a net worth of $10 million at the time of his death. Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska in May 1899 and passed away in June 1987. His career lasted for 76 years and he made 31 musical films and many award winning television specials as well as recordings.

How did Fred Astaire die?

Fred Astaire's death was caused by pneumonia.

Astaire died of pneumonia on June 22, 1987, at the age of 88.

Information about the death of Fred Astaire
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death88 years
ProfessionActor, Choreographer, Dancer, Film Producer, Musician, Percussionist, Singer
BirthdayMay 10, 1899
Death dateJune 22, 1987
Place of deathCentury City Doctors Hospital, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialOakwood Memorial Park And Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, United States


"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."

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"I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there."

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"I just put my feet in the air and move them around."

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"Disco is just jitterbug."

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"Dancing is a sweat job."

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