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)
ChildrenFernanda Gordon
ParentsRosa María , Paco Alverío
Profile

Photos

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Top Stories

Exclusive first look at Hoda Kotb's inspiring new role involving co-star Savannah Guthrie

  • Hoda Kotb is one of the main anchors on Today, a co-host on the show's fourth hour alongside Jenna Bush Hager, and has her own podcast, Finding Space with Hoda Kotb - to name but a few. MORE: Hoda Kotb pens emotional tribute following death of former co-star But the TV star doesn't sit still for long, and is set to host Inspiring America: The 2022 Inspiration List, alongside her Today co-star Savannah Guthrie and Lester Holt. The show will air across channels including NBC, MSNBC and NBC News No

Videos

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Rachel Zegler addresses sexual assault allegations against co-star Ansel Elgort

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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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Something's Coming: West Side Story -- A Special Edition of 20/20
Something's Coming: West Side Story -- A Special Edition of 20/20
2021
Curious George: Cape Ahoy
Curious George: Cape Ahoy
G
1h 30min
2021
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
PG-13
1h 30min
2021
Remember Me
Remember Me
1h 23min
2016
One Day at a Time
One Day at a Time
TV-PG
0h 30min
2017
Lidia Celebrates America: Home for the Holidays
Lidia Celebrates America: Home for the Holidays
2016
The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
2015
Nina's World
Nina's World
2015
Nina's World
Nina's World
TV-Y
0h 22min
2015
Happily Divorced
Happily Divorced
TV-PG
0h 30min
2011
When Medicine Got It Wrong
When Medicine Got It Wrong
2010
Cane
Cane
1h
2007
Visions of Puerto Rico
Visions of Puerto Rico
2006
Open House
Open House
1h 35min
2004
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
PG-13
1h 29min
2000
The Best Defense
The Best Defense
1995
The Cosby Mysteries
The Cosby Mysteries
1994
Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
TV-Y
0h 21min
1994
Italian Movie
Italian Movie
1h 35min
1994
Age Isn't Everything
Age Isn't Everything
R
1h 30min
1991
Top of the Heap
Top of the Heap
1991

Albums

Vez Más
Vez Más
2015
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
2000

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
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
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressThe RitzNominated