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"It is through art that we will prevail and we will endure. It lives on after us and defines us as people."

Rita Moreno (born Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano; December 11, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican actress, singer and dancer.

A star of stage, film, and television for more than six decades, Moreno is the first — and thus far the only — Latin American to have won an Emmy, Oscar, Grammy, and Tony, as well as one of only two people (along with Helen Hayes) to have completed both the EGOT and the Triple Crown of Acting.

Following what she has described as a "tumultuous" relationship with Marlon Brando in the 1950s and early '60s, she was married to cardiologist Leonard Gordon from 1965 until his death in 2010; they had one daughter together.

Selected works:

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    Theatre roles 
  • The Ritz (1975) as Googie Gomez, a role she reprised in the film version.
  • The Odd Couple (1985) as Olive Madison

    Film roles 

    Television roles 

    Voice roles 


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West Side Story- America

Life can be bright in America! If you're all white in America!

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