Elegant song-and-dance man who appeared in 31 movie musicals and Three Little Words. The American Film Institute named him the 5th-Greatest Male Star of All Time.
He made ten films with Ginger Rogers.
He starred in Three Little Words in 1950 with Red Skelton.
He was a part of a child singing and dancing act with his sister Adele.
His third wife, Robyn Smith, was forty-five years his junior. His sister is the late Adele Astaire.