Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno

Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress
Legendary award-winning Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer, known for everything from West Side Story to The Electric Company.
BornDecember 11, 1931
HometownHumacao, Puerto Rico
Height5'3" (1.59m)
SpouseLeonard Gordon (m 1965 - 2010)
PartnerMarlon Brando
ChildrenFernanda Gordon
ParentsRosa María , Paco Alverío


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In June 2020, months after Steven Spielberg's movie musical had completed filming a woman accused the actor of sexually assaulting her in 2014 when she was 17 and he was 20. He denied the allegations in a statement at the time. In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the 20-year-old actress, as well as her co-stars Ariana DeBose and Rita Moreno, were asked about the allegations against their co-star.
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1983Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyNine to FiveNominated
1983Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesNine to FiveNominated
1982Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or SpecialPortrait of a ShowgirlNominated
1979Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Rockford FilesNominated
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressThe RitzNominated