Moreno, Rita, 1931-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1931-12-11
Americans

Biographical notes:

Rita Moreno (b. Dec. 11, 1931, Humacao, Puerto Rico) began taking dance lessons after moving to New York as a child. She began her career in the 1950s in film; Moreno is best known for Anita in film of West Side Story. She has also performed on many television shows and in theater productions. In 2004, she received Presidential Medal of Freedom from Pres. George W. Bush.

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Subjects:

  • Puerto Rican Americans
  • Dancers
  • Singers

Occupations:

  • Actors

Places:

  • Humacao, 069, PR