Phyllis Livingston Potter & Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire and Phyllis Livingston Potter
1932 - 1954
Fred Astaire and Phyllis Livingston Potter  
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Phyllis Livingston Potter and Fred Astaire were married for 21 years before Phyllis Livingston Potter died, leaving behind her partner and 2 children.

They had 2 children, Fred (85) and Ava (79).

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American Actor Fred Astaire was born Frederic Austerlitz Jr. on 10th May, 1899 in Omaha, Nebraska,USA and passed away on 22nd Jun 1987 Los Angeles, California aged 88. He is most remembered for Rogers and Astaire. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1932 - 12th Jul 1933 1 year, 6 months
Married12th Jul 1933 - Sep 1954 21 years, 1 month
Total 1932 - Sep 1954 22 years, 8 months


(12 July 1933 - 13 September 1954) (her death) 2 children
Astaire was married for the first time in 1933, to the 25-year-old Phyllis Potter (née Phyllis Livingston Baker; born 1908, died September 13, 1954), a Boston-born New York socialite and former wife of Eliphalet Nott Potter III (1906–1981), after pursuing her ardently for roughly two years, and despite the objections of his mother and sister. Phyllis's death from lung cancer, at the age of 46, ended 21-years of a blissful marriage and left Astaire devastated. Astaire attempted to drop out of the film Daddy Long Legs (1955), which he was in the process of filming, offering to pay the production costs to date, but was persuaded to stay.
In addition to Phyllis Potter's son, Eliphalet IV (known as Peter), the Astaires had two children. Fred, Jr. (born January 21, 1936) appeared with his father in the movie Midas Run, but became a charter pilot and rancher instead of an actor. He married Gale (born 1938) in 1956. Ava Astaire McKenzie (born March 19, 1942; married Richard MacKenzie) remains actively involved in promoting her late father's heritage.

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Relationship Timeline

September, 1954 - Breakup

19th March, 1942 - Child

21st January, 1936 - Child

12th July, 1933 - Marriage

1932 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Phyllis Livingston Potter
Fred Astaire
Phyllis Livingston Potter
Fred Astaire
Age (at start of relationship)
23
32
Zodiac
Taurus
Taurus
Occupation
Relative
Actor
Nationality
American
American
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
FredMale21st January, 193686 years old
AvaFemale19th March, 194279 years old

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