Famous People Who Died in 1987
View famous people who died in 1987 such as Andy Warhol, Fred Astaire, and James Baldwin.
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profile name: Andy Warhol profile occupation: Painter, Filmmaker
profile id: 9196635
profile name: James Baldwin profile occupation: Writer
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profile name: Rita Hayworth profile occupation: Film Actress, Dancer, Pin-up
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profile name: Fred Astaire profile occupation: Dancer
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profile name: Liberace profile occupation: Pianist
profile id: 9542440
profile name: Jackie Gleason profile occupation: Actor, Comedian
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Dance pioneers like Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Gene Kelly—remembered for his groundbreaking performance in 1952's Singin' in the Rain—truly set the stage for Hollywood's dance-film genre. John Travolta, Jennifer Beals, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey and Natalie Portman are some of the performers who took up where Astaire, Rogers and Kelly left off, repopularizing dance on film for later generations. Biography.com's Famous Movie Dancers group examines the lives and careers of these high-stepping performers who will always be remembered for their unforgettable moves.
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Bond—James Bond—was introduced to movie fans with the release of the first 007 film, Dr. No, in 1962. The past five decades of James Bond films have included a gamut of soundtrack artists, including Paul McCartney & Wings, who performed the song "Live and Let Die" for the Bond film of the same name; Shirley Bassey, who sang tracks for the films Diamonds Are Forever and Goldfinger; Jack White and Alicia Keys, who performed "Another Way to Die" for Quantum of Solace; Gladys Knight, who sang the title track for License to Kill; Louis Armstrong, who performed "We Have All the Time in the World" (secondary theme) for On Her Majesty's Secret Service; and Adele, who sang the title track for the newest film of the Bond franchise, Skyfall.
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