Rita Moreno's biography
Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano is 91 years old singer born at Humacao. She was born on Friday 11th of December 1931. Rosita is often nicknamed as Rita Moreno, Rosa Dolores Alverio, Rita Gordon, Rita, Rosita. According to year of birth 1931 Rosita belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 11th of December means Rosita is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is a Fiery sign of Zodiac Belt. These people are highly learned and love to gain knowledge throughout their life.
Rosita is white puerto rican. Rosita is citizen of United States of America. She is roman catholic. Her primary profession is to be singer. You can know her also as stage actor, television actor, dancer, film actor. She is recently known as voice actor.
Rita Moreno's career
Rosita´s main focus is to be singer. She is famous thanks to her role as Anita in the 1961 musical romantic drama film West Side Story.
Is Rita Moreno gay ?
She is known to be straight.
Awards and competitions
Rita Moreno's Awards
- Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George W. Bush. [June 2004]
- She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts on February 25, 2010 at the White House in Washington D.C. for her services and contributions to the arts.
- Is one of 8 actresses to have won an Academy Award for their performance in a musical. The others in chronological order are: Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson and Emma Stone.
Rita Moreno's Nominations
- She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
What else you don't know about Rita Moreno ?
Her middle name is Dolores. She likes to spend time in: New York, Chicago, Humacao, San Juan, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Paris, London.
What Rita Moreno has done for a first time
- Was the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar when she won for West Side Story (1961). However, she was not the first Hispanic entertainer to win an Oscar. That was fellow Puerto Rican JosÃ© Ferrer for Cyrano de Bergerac (1950).
Rita Moreno's quotes
- Bigger than life is not difficult for me. I am bigger than life.
- It is very important that women of this country be made aware of the dangers of osteoporosis in the sense that it is a silent and invisible disease with no symptoms whatsoever.
- [Her Oscar acceptance speech] I can't believe it! Good Lord! I'll leave you with that.
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Rita Moreno's height, weight, body shape, eye color
Lets describe how Rita Moreno looks. We will focus on her height, weight, body shape, eye color and hair color. Rosita is tall as 5' 2½" (159 cm). She weights 106lbs (48 kg). Body build is slim. Rosita´s eyes are tinted brown - dark. Rosita´s hair is shade of brown - dark.
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