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
Net worth$10 million
Height5'3" (1.59m)
SpouseLeonard Gordon
ChildrenFernanda Gordon
ParentsRosa María , Paco Alverío


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Queen Latifah, Dionne Warwick, Renee Fleming, Barry Gibb and Billy Crystal Lauded by Kennedy Center for Contributions to American Culture

  • WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center Honors was a decidedly tuneful affair, with musical talents representing four of its five recipients – vocalists and/or songwriters Dionne Warwick, Renée Fleming, Queen Latifah and Barry Gibb — along with actor/comedian/filmmaker Billy Crystal. The program, in its 46th year, followed the traditional format that showcases tributes to each honoree …


5 things you probably didn’t know about 80 For Brady

80 For Brady hits cinemas this week and tells the story of 4 friends, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno and Sally Field, and their quest to watch Tom Brady play at the superbowl, but before you see it, here’s 5 things you probably didn’t know about the film and its stars.
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1983Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesNine to FiveNominated
1983Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyNine 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
1977Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe RitzNominated