Rita Moreno Vinnige feite

Here’s a look at the life of award-winning actress, sangeres en danser Rita Moreno.


Geboortedatum: Desember 11, 1931
Birth place: Humacao, Puerto Rico; in New York grootgemaak, New York
    Geboorte naam: Rosita Dolores Alverio
    Vader: Paco Alverio, a farmer
    Ma: Rosa Maria Alverio, a garment worker
    Huwelik: Leonard Gordon (Junie 18, 1965-Junie 30, 2010, sy dood)
    Kinders: Fernanda Luisa (Oktober 28, 1966)

    Ander feite

    Her parents divorced, and she and her mother moved to New York. Her mother later remarried Edward Moreno.
    First began speaking English when she entered elementary school.
    She was the first Latina actress to win an Akademieprys. She also has six Emmy nominations and two wins, a Grammy en a Tony.
    She is one of an elite few known as EGOT winners. They have all won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.
    Believing Judy Garland would win the Best Supporting Actress Oscar forJudgment at Nuremberg,” Moreno did not prepare a speech. Upon winning for her role inWest Side Story,” sy het gese, “I can’t believe it! Goeie Here! I leave you with that.
    Her late husband, Leonard Gordon, was also her manager and a retired cardiologist.


    1935 – Moves to New York from Puerto Rico with her mother.
    November 13-17, 1945 – Broadway debut in the playSkydrift.
    1949 – Moreno is offered a seven-year contract with MGM by studio head, Louis B. Mayer.
    Mei 20, 1950 – Film debut, as Rosita Moreno, “So Young So Bad,” is released.
    1961 – Attempts suicide with an overdose of sleeping pills in the home of then-boyfriend Marlon Brando.
    1962 – Wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress forWest Side Story.
    1972 – Wins a Grammy Award, met Bill Cosby, for Best Recording for Children forThe Electric Company.
    1975 – Wins a Tony Award for Best Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramaties) vir “The Ritz.
    1977 – Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music for “Die Muppet Show,” and becomes an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) wenner.
    1978 – Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series forThe Rockford Files.
    Julie 20, 1995 – The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce presents Moreno with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame by 7080 Hollywood Blvd.
    Junie 23, 2004 – Is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President George W. Bush.
    Februarie 25, 2010 – President Barack Obama presents her with the 2009 National Arts Medal at a White House ceremony.
    2011 – Tours the country in her one-woman showLife without Makeup.
    Januarie 20, 2013 – Honoring Latino culture and art and President Obama’s second term, she appears with Chita Rivera, Eva Longoria and many others at the Latino Inaugural 2013; In Performance at the Kennedy Center.
    Maart 5, 2013 – Her autobiography, “Rita Moreno: A Memoir,” gepubliseer word.
    Januarie 18, 2014 Is presented with the Screen Actor’s Guild Lewensprestasie-toekenning.
    Desember 6, 2015 – Is a Kennedy-sentrum eerbewyse recipient.
      November 27, 2018 – It is announced that Moreno will join the cast van Steven Spielberg’s remake of the filmWest Side Story.
      Julie 29, 2019 – PBS announces that a documentary titledRita Moreno: The Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” will air as part of the PBS American Masters series in 2020.




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