|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||11 December 1931||Humacao, Puerto Rico|
|Known As:||Anita||"West Side Story" (1961)|
|Trivia:||Is 5' 2½" tall.|
|Birth name: Rosita Dolores Alverio.|
|(1962) Won an Oscar - Best Actress in a Supporting Role for:|
"West Side Story" (1961).
|(18 June 1965) Married Lenny Gordon.|
|(1967) Daughter, Fernanda Luisa Gordon was born.|
|(1977) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Continuing or Single|
Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music for:
"The Muppet Show" (For her guest appearance - episode 1.5).
|(1978) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single|
Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series for: "The Rockford Files"
(For episode "The Paper Palace").
|Has a star on the Walk of Fame - Motion Picture -
on 20 July 1995 at 7080 Hollywood Blvd.
|(25 February 2010) Was awarded the American National Medal of|
the Arts for her services and contributions to the arts.
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|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Rita Moreno Filmography.|
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