A twentieth-century American entertainer who danced in many film musicals with partners such as Ginger Rogers. He was admired for his speed and grace and for his apparently effortless approach to dancing.
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A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
Fred Logevall at Cornell won the Pulitzer Prize and is a diplomatic historian; he just started a book on Kennedy.
And Fred stuck in the card for me that said, “Live from New York…” and gave me a hug.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Partly because Ben was as naturally and effortlessly impeccable as Astaire or Cary Grant, or any other mythic style-setter.
You see, as far as passing the baton down, Michael used to look at Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and James Brown.Quincy Jones Talks Chicago’s Mean Streets, Why Kanye West Is No Michael Jackson, and Bieber|Marlow Stern|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Well, I think——" commenced Jack, and then broke off short, and at the same time pinched Fred's arm.The Mystery at Putnam Hall|Arthur M. Winfield
If it had been a foot or two lower, the breaking in would have been an expensive one to Fred—a very expensive one, indeed.Mike Marble|Uncle Frank
A moment later two figures had departed in the dusk,—the sheriff and Fred Thayer, bound for the jail at Montview.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
"Father says that in America people have less respect for public property than anywhere else in the world," remarked Fred.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
When the noon hour came along, Fred May took me out to luncheon, and we went to the Bullard caf.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde