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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 20 Jul 1995
  • Address:
    7088 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 429th
    Monthly Average: 454th
  • Notes: On Marshfield Way as it merges into Hollywood Blvd

Rita Moreno

Previous star: Benny Carter

Biography

Rita Moreno (2011)

Source: Wikipedia

Rita Dolores Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican actress and singer. She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won all four major annual American entertainment awards, which include an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony, and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Oscar.

Fact file

  • Born: Rosa Dolores Alverío December 11, 1931 (age 83) Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Nationality: Puerto Rican-American
  • Occupation: Actress, Singer, Dancer
  • Years active: 1950–present
  • Spouse(s): Leonard Gordon (m. 1965–2010; his death)
  • Children: 1

Read more about Rita Moreno at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2019-05-19 13:36:25
The theme on the red carpet at the 78th annual Peabody Awards? Empowering women. On Saturday, Peabody winners gathered at Cipriani Wall Street, and one of the hot topics on everyone’s mind was the wave of female empowerment spreading across the industry. From Peabody’s Career Achievement Award recipient Rita Moreno ...

dturchianovariety
Variety, 2019-03-28 16:05:47
Rita Moreno will be honored with the Career Achievement Award, presented by Mercedes Benz, at this year’s Peabody Awards, Variety has learned. This honor puts Moreno in the extremely rare category of having achieved “PEGOT” status — winning a Peabody, two Emmys, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award. “Rita Moreno is ...

Rita Moreno on playing a 'sexual' grandma, resenting her dark makeup in 'West Side Story'
USA Today TV, 2019-02-22 16:23:37
"West Side Story" star Rita Moreno, who will play a different role in the upcoming remake, says she resented having her skin darkened for the 1961 original because Puerto Ricans have a variety of skin tones.         

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