Rita Moreno, Best Supporting Actress 1961: MovieMonday.com

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Rita Moreno won her Supporting Oscar for playing Chakiris' firey girlfriend.


Rita Moreno (1931 - )

Puerto Rican born actress-dancer, with stage experience who's real name was Rosita Dolores Alverio. Rita Moreno was 17 when she did her first movie role.

Rita Moreno's other films include:

PAGAN LOVE SONG
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
GARDEN OF EVIL
THE KING AND I
THE DEERSLAYER
POPI
THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY
CARNAL KNOWLEDGE
THE RITZ
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEMINI
THE FOUR SEASONS
ITALIAN MOVIE
I LIKE IT LIKE THAT
AUGUS
SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS
CARLO'S WAKE
BLUE MOON
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER
PINERO
CASA DE LOS BABYS


Her television credits include:

NINE TO FIVE (82-83 series)
EVITA PERON
ROCKFORD FILES (Guest Star)
TOP OF THE HEAP (TV Series)
THE MAJIC SCHOOLBUS (TV Series)
OZ (TV Series)
THE COSBY MYSTERIES (TV Series)
WHERE ON EARTH IS CARMEN SANDIEGO (TV Series)
RESURRECTON
THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY (TV Series)

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