dancer and entertainer
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Astaire; Fred’s dancing sister; First name in dance; Fred's
Broadway “Funny Face” partner; Fred's vaudeville
partner; High-heeled Astaire; Predecessor of Ginger
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people would only realize when they ask me why I don't do a
picture with him - they ask me that all the time, and were quite
keen on it while I was in Hollywood - if they'd only realize that
he's gone 'way ahead of me. Why I couldn't begin to keep up with
him. I couldn't even reach the steps he throws away. ~ Adele
(September 10, 1897-January 25, 1981) was an American dancer and
entertainer. She was Fred Astaire's elder sister.
was born Adele Marie Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska to Frederick
Austerlitz (- 1924), a Vienna-born brewer, and his wife, Ann
she was five years old she had a successful vaudeville act with
her younger brother Fred Astaire that developed into a celebrated
adult stage career on Broadway. She was, in fact, the bigger star
of the two during their time performing together.
May 9 1932, she retired from the stage to marry Lord Charles
Arthur Francis Cavendish
(August 29 1905 - March 23 1944), the second son of the 9th Duke
of Devonshire, and moved to Ireland, where they lived at Lismore
Castle. She had three children, a daughter (in 1933) and twin
sons (in 1935), all of whom died soon after birth. Adele
Cavendish married, on April 20, 1947, as her second husband, Col.
an American investment banker and Air Force officer who was an
assistant director of the Central Intelligence Agency; he died in
died in Tucson, Arizona.
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