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Rita Moreno is a Actor and Executive Co-Producer Porto ricaine born on 11 december 1931 at Humacao, Puerto Rico (USA)

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno
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Birth name Rosa Dolores Alverío
Nationality Porto rico
Birth 11 december 1931 (89 years) at Humacao, Puerto Rico (USA)
Awards Emmy Award, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Medal of Arts

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.

Biography

Moreno had an eight-year-long affair with actor Marlon Brando. In an interview with Good Day LA, Moreno stated that Elvis Presley was not a good lover. They dated for quite some time, but whenever the opportunity presented itself to take the relationship to another level, Presley backed off. Moreno would later confirm that she only dated Presley to make Brando jealous.

Moreno has also had relationships with Anthony Quinn, Dennis Hopper and Kenneth Tynan. She claims that Tynan stalked her.

On June 18, 1965, Moreno married Leonard Gordon, a cardiologist who was also her manager. He died on June 30, 2010. They have one daughter, Fernanda Luisa Fisher, and two grandsons, Justin and Cameron Fisher. Moreno once considered leaving her husband but could not because she did not want to break up the family.

Best films

The Four Seasons (1981)
(Actress)
West Side Story (1961)
(Actress)
The King and I (1956)
(Actress)

Usually with

Lyle Wheeler
Lyle Wheeler
(4 films)
Warren Chaney
Warren Chaney
(1 films)
Ben Nye
Ben Nye
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Rita Moreno (44 films)

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Actress

West Side Story
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Musical, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Children's films
Actors Ansel Elgort, Rita Moreno, Corey Stoll, Brian d'Arcy James, Maddie Ziegler, Ana Isabelle
Roles Valentina

Upper West Side, années 1950. Deux bandes de jeunes s'affrontent : d'un côté les Sharks dirigés par Bernardo et de l'autre les Jets, avec Riff à leur tête. Tony, lié au Jets, va s'éprendre de Maria, la sœur de Bernardo.
Rio 2
Rio 2 (2014)
, 1h41
Directed by Carlos Saldanha
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Films about families, Films about dogs, Films about birds, Films about apes, Musical films, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Jamie Foxx
Roles Aunt Mimi (voice)
Rating63% 3.1529553.1529553.1529553.1529553.152955
Blue macaws Blu and Jewel, and their three children, are living happily in the city until Jewel realises that her children are becoming more like humans. Meanwhile, Blu's former owner, Linda Gunderson and her ornithologist husband, Tulio are on an expedition in the Amazon and eventually discover a quick-flying spix's macaw that loses one of its feathers. When word gets out about this through television, Jewel believes that they should go to the Amazon to help find the blue macaws. While the kids are ecstatic, Blu is uncertain, but is pressured into going along. Rafael, Nico and Pedro decide to come along. Luiz attempts to follow, but fails. Blu brings a fanny pack full of supplies, one of which he uses mostly is a GPS, much to Jewel's displeasure.
Nicky Deuce, 1h7
Directed by Jonathan Rosenbaum, Jonathan A. Rosenbaum
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors James Gandolfini, Michael Imperioli, Noah Munck, Rita Moreno, Steve Schirripa, Vincent Curatola
Roles Tutti
Rating57% 2.868542.868542.868542.868542.86854
Nicholas Borelli II is an awkward teen from a boring suburb who is supposed to go to math camp while his parents are away on a business trip. However, when the camp is cancelled his parents reluctantly send him to stay with his Grandma Tutti and Uncle Frankie in Brooklyn. Although he dreads it at first, Nicky begins to enjoy eating his grandmother's cooking and learning about the neighborhood and his heritage from his uncle. But then things turn strange when he begins to suspect his uncle is a gangster, just like in the movies.
Casa de los Babys, 1h35
Directed by John Sayles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Marcia Gay Harden, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daryl Hannah, Susan Lynch, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor
Roles Señora Muñoz
Rating62% 3.147653.147653.147653.147653.14765
The film tells the story of six white American women, all but one over thirty, impatiently waiting out their lengthy residency requirements in an unidentified South American country before picking up their adoptive babies.
Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico, 1h15
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dogs, Comedy horror films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe David, Heather North, Jesse Borrego, Candi Milo
Roles Doña Dolores / Woman #3 (voice)
Rating65% 3.2530553.2530553.2530553.2530553.253055
Fred's pen-pal, Alejo Otero, a man who lives in Veracruz, Mexico, invites Fred and the rest of the gang to visit him and his family there. Fred and the rest of the gang talk about it until they decide to go. However, after Alejo sent the invitation to Fred, a big long-haired monster started to terrorize the population of Veracruz. Both Alejo and his young son, Jorge, and their Chihuahua, Chiquita, see the monster, and the locals start calling him "El Chupacabra."
Slums of Beverly Hills, 1h31
Directed by Tamara Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Natasha Lyonne, Marisa Tomei, Alan Arkin, David Krumholtz, Jessica Walter, Kevin Corrigan
Roles Belle Abromowitz
Rating65% 3.2985553.2985553.2985553.2985553.298555
Vivian Abromowitz's family are penniless nomads, moving from one cheap apartment to another in Beverly Hills, so that Vivian (Natasha Lyonne) and her brothers can attend the city's prestigious schools. Their father, Murray (Alan Arkin), is a divorced 65-year-old who refuses to retire, working as an unsuccessful Oldsmobile salesman.
The Spree
The Spree (1998)
, 1h38
Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace
Origin USA
Genres Action
Actors Jennifer Beals, Powers Boothe, John Cassini, Eric Keenleyside, Rita Moreno
Roles Irma Kelly
Rating48% 2.436262.436262.436262.436262.43626
Angus
Angus (1995)
, 1h27
Directed by Patrick Read Johnson
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Charlie Talbert, Perry Anzilotti, George C. Scott, Kathy Bates, Chris Owen, Tony Denman
Roles Madame Rulenska
Rating66% 3.3484953.3484953.3484953.3484953.348495
Angus Bethune (Charlie Talbert) is a teenage boy living in Minnesota, who, despite his talents as a football player and in science class, holds deep insecurities about himself. Since kindergarten, Angus has been regularly harassed by handsome Rick Sanford (James Van Der Beek), and his complacent cohorts, for not being "normal" due to being overweight and is, in their view, "named after a cow". His only friend is Troy Wedberg (Chris Owen), who is also a social outcast like him. Angus also had feelings for Melissa Lefevre (Ariana Richards), though is fearful of expressing it because she is dating Rick. Eventually, tired of the abuse from Rick, Angus applies for a magnet school where he hopes to be free of the constant humiliation. However, well aware of Angus's feelings for Melissa, Rick rigs an election so that Angus and Melissa will dance together in the upcoming freshman Winter Ball as King and Queen, respectively. While confronting Rick about the stunt, Angus is ordered by the principal not to lay a hand on Rick or he would be expelled and lose his chance to go to the magnet school.
Carmen Miranda: Bananas is My Business, 1h31
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Biography, Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Political films, Documentary films about World War II
Actors Alice Faye, Aurora Miranda, Carmen Miranda, Aloísio de Oliveira, Rita Moreno, Cesar Romero
Roles Herself
Rating77% 3.8512053.8512053.8512053.8512053.851205
Carmen Miranda, an almost ghostly character in the imaginary of Portuguese, Brazilian, and American audiences, comes back to life in the first scene of the documentary as a dream narrated by Helena Solberg. Images from her memorial service in Rio de Janeiro follow, showing the grief of her Brazilian fans as she says goodbye to what she considered her homeland. Born in the small Portuguese village of Varzea da Ovelha e Aliviada on February 9, 1909, Carmen was appropriated by the people of her village as a symbol of success. Making use of interviews with her younger sister Aurora Miranda, the documentary tales the migration story of Carmen, from Portugal to Brazil, were they arrived in November 1909. Carmen Miranda, daughter of a modest barber, Jose Maria Pinto da Cunha, lived in Rio de Janeiro. There, while working at a hat store, she was first discovered as a singing talent, growing up in Rio de Janeiro, as a working class adolescent, she noticed the strong influence of Samba music as a powerful cultural aspect of life in Rio’s slums.
I Like It Like That, 1h44
Directed by Darnell Martin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Lauren Vélez, Jon Seda, Griffin Dunne, Jesse Borrego, Rita Moreno, Lisa Vidal
Roles Rosaria Linares
Rating68% 3.4461553.4461553.4461553.4461553.446155
Lisette Linares (Velez) is a young mother of three children, married to Chino (Seda), a bicycle messenger. Although he is always reliable as the breadwinner of the family, Chino is having an affair with the neighborhood tramp, Magdalena (Vidal). One summer evening, a blackout sweeps the neighborhood, and Chino finds himself in jail after being arrested for looting.
Age Isn't Everything, 1h30
Origin USA
Actors Jonathan Silverman, Robert Prosky, Rita Moreno, Paul Sorvino, Robert Cicchini, Joyce Brothers
Roles Rita
Rating54% 2.743412.743412.743412.743412.74341
21-year-old Seymour (Silverman) dreams of becoming an astronaut, but is pressured by his parents (Moreno & Sorvino) to go to Harvard law school and then go into business. After graduating, Seymour lets go of his dreams and becomes a business man. One day, he wakes up and suddenly feels and acts like a 83-year-old man. He is fired from his job for being "too old" and doctors can't explain the situation.
The Four Seasons, 1h47
Directed by Alan Alda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis, Rita Moreno, Jack Weston
Roles Claudia Zimmer
Rating68% 3.44753.44753.44753.44753.4475
The story revolves around three married couples living in New York City who take vacations together during each of the seasons. After this pattern has been established, Nick leaves his wife of 21 years, Anne, during the Spring trip to the cabin, for a much younger woman, Ginny. He then proceeds to bring Ginny on the Summer, Fall, and Winter vacation trips. This causes the other two couples to be uncomfortable, feeling as if they have betrayed their good friend Anne.
The Ritz
The Ritz (1976)
, 1h31
Directed by Richard Lester
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Musical
Themes Films about sexuality, Théâtre, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard, F. Murray Abraham, Treat Williams
Roles Googie Gomez
Rating68% 3.445713.445713.445713.445713.44571
The farce is set in a gay bathhouse in Manhattan, where unsuspecting heterosexual Cleveland businessman Gaetano Proclo has taken refuge from his homicidal mobster brother-in-law, Carmine Vespucci. There Gaetano stumbles across an assortment of oddball characters, including a rabid chubby chaser, go-go boys, a squeaky-voiced detective, and Googie Gomez, a third-rate Puerto Rican entertainer with visions of Broadway glory who mistakes him for a famous producer and whom he mistakes for a man in drag. Further complications arise when Gaetano's wife Vivian tracks him down and jumps to all the wrong conclusions about his sexual orientation.