Nebraska Authors

Adele Astaire

AKA: Adele Astaire Douglass

Born 1896-09-10 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1981-01-25
Scottsdale, AZ (USA)

Chatsworth, CA (USA)
Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery

The author was born Adele Marie Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska and is best known as a dancer and entertainer. She was the older sister of dancer and film star Fred Astaire. She retired at the peak of her career to marry a nobleman, Lord Charles Cavendish of Ireland.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
New York, NY
Montego Bay, JAMAICA
Phoenix, AZ

Author Of

  • Other


Dance; Stage Actress


Alviene Master School of the Theatre and Academy of Cultural Arts, New York, NY


Stage Actress

Places Worked

Broadway Theaters, New York, NY


American Theatre Hall of Fame Inductee, 1972
Ballroom inside the Gottlieb Storz House in Omaha named after Adele and Fred Astaire

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