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Short Info

Net Worth$25 million
Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1931
SpouseLeonard Gordon
FactIs one of the only 12 people who are an EGOT, which means that she won at least one of all of the four major entertainment awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The other ones in chronological order are Richard Rodgers, Barbra Streisand, Helen Hayes, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols, Whoopi Goldberg and James Earl Jones. Liza Minnelli won a Special Grammy, and James Earl Jones won an Honorary Academy Award.

Rita Moreno is a legendary actress who has achieved success in film, television, and theater. She is the only Latina actress to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony, and a Grammy.

Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, on December 11, 1931, Rita Moreno was the youngest of three children. Her father, Francisco José “Paco” Moreno, was a farmer, and her mother, Rosa María “Rosita” (née Montilla), was a seamstress. Moreno’s family moved to New York City when she was five years old.

Moreno began her career as a dancer on the television show The Lawrence Welk Show. She made her film debut in the 1951 film The King and I. She went on to appear in such films as West Side Story (1961), The Night of the Following Day (1968), and Marlowe (1969).

Moreno won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in West Side Story. She also won Emmy Awards for her work on the television shows The Merv Griffin Show and The Rockford Files. In addition, she won a Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway play The Ritz.

Moreno has been married three times. Her first husband was Leonard Gordon, with whom she had one child, Fernanda Luisa. Her second husband was Edward James Olmos, with whom she had two children, Mico and Daniela. She is currently married to actor-director Georg Stanford Brown.

Moreno is five feet four inches tall and has brown eyes and black hair.

General Info

Full NameRita Moreno
Net Worth$25 million
Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1931
Height1.57 m
ProfessionActor, Dancer, Singer


SpouseLeonard Gordon
ChildrenFernanda Luisa Gordon
ParentsPaco Alverío, Rosa María
SiblingsFrancisco Alverio, Dennis Moreno


AwardsKennedy Center Honors, Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a...
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Mo...
MoviesWest Side Story, The King and I, Singin' in the Rain, Carnal Knowledge, The Ritz, Rio 2, The Night of the Following Day, The Four Seasons, Casa de los Babys, Popi, I Like It Like That, Summer and Smoke, Marlowe, Slums of Beverly Hills, King of the Corner, Happy Birthday, Gemini, Cry of Battle, So Yo...
TV ShowsThe Rockford Files, Oz, Happily Divorced, The Electric Company, B.L. Stryker, Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?, The Cosby Mysteries, 9 to 5, Top of the Heap, One Day at a Time, Cane

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1Once we went to the apartment of some brothers. Obviously, their parents were not at home. One of them was a big flirt, and he had a little bit of peach fuzz over his upper lip, and he was making eyes at me. He said, "Whatever you do, don't put on perfume, because that really makes me crazy." Immediately, I went into his mother's bedroom and dabbed some behind my ears.
2A lot of young Latino actors have said to me, "Why can't we get an Oscar? Why can't we be nominated?" And the terrible truth is that if you don't get the right parts, you're not going to be. Are you going to get an Oscar nomination for one of those Judd Apatow movies? Not likely, no matter what nationality you are. And I think that until we as Latino actors get to do roles that have really serious meaning, it's going to be impossible to get nominated.
3[Her Oscar acceptance speech] I can't believe it! Good Lord! I'll leave you with that.
4It is very important that women of this country be made aware of the dangers of osteoporosis in the sense that it is a silent and invisible disease with no symptoms whatsoever.
5Bigger than life is not difficult for me. I am bigger than life.


1Delivered her daughter Fernanda Gordon via emergency Caesarean section.
2Awarded a Kennedy Center Honor in 2015.
3Is one of 13 actresses who won their Best Supporting Actress Oscars in a movie that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for West Side Story (1961)). The others are Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Teresa Wright for Mrs. Miniver (1942), Celeste Holm for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), Mercedes McCambridge for All the King's Men (1949), Donna Reed for From Here to Eternity (1953), Eva Marie Saint for On the Waterfront (1954), Meryl Streep for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Juliette Binoche for The English Patient (1996), Judi Dench for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Jennifer Connelly for A Beautiful Mind (2001), Catherine Zeta-Jones for Chicago (2002) and Lupita Nyong'o for 12 Years a Slave (2013).
4Gave birth to her only child at age 34, a daughter Fernanda Luisa Gordon (aka Fernanda Gordon), on September 26, 1966. Child's father was her husband, Lenny Gordon.
5Is one of 26 actresses to have received an Academy Award nomination for their performance in a musical; hers being West Side Story (1961). The others, in chronological order, are: Bessie Love (The Broadway Melody (1929)), Grace Moore (One Night of Love (1934)), Jean Hagen (Singin' in the Rain (1952)), Marjorie Rambeau (Torch Song (1953)), Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones (1954)), Deborah Kerr (The King and I (1956)), Gladys Cooper (My Fair Lady (1964)), Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins (1964), The Sound of Music (1965) and Victor Victoria (1982)), Debbie Reynolds (The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)), Peggy Wood (The Sound of Music (1965)), Carol Channing (Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)), Kay Medford (Funny Girl (1968)), Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl (1968)), Liza Minnelli (Cabaret (1972)), Ronee Blakley (Nashville (1975)), Lily Tomlin (Nashville (1975)), Ann-Margret (Tommy (1975)), Lesley Ann Warren (Victor Victoria (1982)), Amy Irving (Yentl (1983)), Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge! (2001)), Queen Latifah (Chicago (2002)), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago (2002)), Renée Zellweger (Chicago (2002)), Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls (2006)), Penelope Cruz (Nine (2009)), Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables (2012)), and Meryl Streep (Into the Woods (2014)).
6As of April 2002 was living in Berkeley, CA.
7Was the 54th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for West Side Story (1961) at The 34th Annual Academy Awards (1962) on April 9, 1962.
8Has two grandsons: Justin Gordon Fisher (born 2002) and Cameron David Fisher (born 2004).
9She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on July 20, 2005.
10In her memoir she describes how stunned she was when a handsome stranger, with his wife on his arm, very brazenly flirted with her. It was the 1950s and the man was then-Sen. John F. Kennedy. Moreno also described her disappointment about one-time lover Elvis Presley being much more like "a baby brother" than a stud.
11Was dancing professionally in a Greenwich Village nightclub at age 9, as arranged by her dance teacher, Rita Hayworth's uncle.
12Was the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar when she won for West Side Story (1961). However, she was not the first Hispanic entertainer to win an Oscar. That was fellow Puerto Rican José Ferrer for Cyrano de Bergerac (1950).
13Is one of 15 actresses to have won the Triple Crown of Acting (an Oscar, Emmy and Tony); the others--in chronological order--are Helen Hayes, Ingrid Bergman, Shirley Booth, Liza Minnelli, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Audrey Hepburn, Anne Bancroft, Vanessa Redgrave, Maggie Smith, Ellen Burstyn, Helen Mirren, Frances McDormand and Jessica Lange.
14She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts on February 25, 2010 at the White House in Washington D.C. for her services and contributions to the arts.
15Mother of Fernanda Gordon.
16Husband Dr. Lenny Gordon was an internist and cardiologist.
17Of the nine people who won all four major entertainment awards (Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy), Moreno won all four awards in the shortest amount of time, within a 16-year time frame--the Oscar in 1962, the Grammy in 1972, the Tony in 1975 and her first of two Emmys in 1977. Composer Richard Rodgers is second, winning his four awards within a 17-year time frame.
18When filming her final scene in West Side Story (1961) in which her character "Anita" is harassed and nearly raped by New York street gang members "the Jets", she was reduced to tears, as it brought flashbacks of similar real-life childhood experiences. When she broke down, the other actors nobly stopped and comforted her, helping her to get through the scene, pointing out that the audience was going to hate the gang members for what they were doing, as "Anita" was well meaning in what she was doing and the sequence set up a critical plot element.
19Daughter, Fernanda Luisa Gordon (Fernanda Gordon), was born in 1967. A successful jewelry designer, she founded Nandiz Design. She is married to David Fisher and they have two children named Justin and Cameron.
20In 1977, she became the ninth performer to win the Triple Crown of Acting: (Oscar: Best Supporting Actress in West Side Story (1961), Tony, Best Featured Actress, The Ritz (1975) and Emmy 1977 (The Muppet Show (1976)) and 1978 (The Rockford Files (1974)).
21During the first season (episode 19) of The Electric Company (1971), she was in a sketch in which she shouted "Hey, you guys!" repeatedly. It became so popular with the show's producers that they decided to use it as the catchphrase in their opening, starting with season two.
22In June 2004 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George W. Bush.
23When her star was unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she fell on top of it, openly and uncontrollably weeping. She later commented, "I had been dreaming of this day since I was six!".
24Has appeared in the pilot for the sitcom Empty Nest (1988), which was an episode of The Golden Girls (1985). The premise was changed in the final version of Empty Nest (1988), in which she did not appear.
25Is one of the only 12 people who are an EGOT, which means that she won at least one of all of the four major entertainment awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The other ones in chronological order are Richard Rodgers, Barbra Streisand, Helen Hayes, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Audrey Hepburn, Marvin Hamlisch, Jonathan Tunick, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols, Whoopi Goldberg and James Earl Jones. Liza Minnelli won a Special Grammy, and James Earl Jones won an Honorary Academy Award.
26Cites Citizen Kane (1941) as her all-time favorite film.




Where's Raymond?1954TV Series
The New Adventures of China Smith1954TV Series
El Alaméin1953Jara
Latin Lovers1953Christina
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation1953Soubrette (uncredited)
Fort Vengeance1953Bridget Fitzgibbon
The Ring1952Lucy Gomez
Schlitz Playhouse1952TV SeriesLit-Lit
Cattle Town1952Queli
China Smith1952TV SeriesMariaman
The Fabulous Senorita1952Manuela Rodríguez
Singin' in the Rain1952Zelda Zanders
Fireside Theatre1952TV SeriesMaria
Pagan Love Song1950Terru
The Toast of New Orleans1950Tina
So Young So Bad1950Dolores Guererro (as Rosita Moreno)
One Day at a Time2017TV Series filmingLydia
Grace and Frankie2016TV SeriesLucy Chambers
Grey's Anatomy2016TV SeriesGayle McColl
Remember Me2016/INanna
Jane the Virgin2015-2016TV SeriesLiliana De La Vega
Getting On2015TV SeriesSister Lily Claire
Nina's World2015TV SeriesAbuelita (voice)
A Gift of Miracles2015TV MovieBeverly
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks2014Ida Barksdale
Rio 22014Aunt Mimi (voice)
Old Soul2014TV MovieRita
Nicky Deuce2013TV MovieTutti
Happily Divorced2011-2013TV SeriesDori Newman
Welcome to the Family2013TV SeriesLita
Special Agent Oso2011TV SeriesAbuela
In Plain Sight2010TV SeriesRita Ramirez
Cane2007TV SeriesAmalia Duque
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2006-2007TV SeriesFrances Goren
Ugly Betty2007TV SeriesAunt Mirta
George Lopez2007TV SeriesLuisa Diaz
Lolo's Cafe2006TV MovieLucretia (voice)
Play It by Ear2006Ruth
Wanted2005TV SeriesMrs. Kelly
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2005TV SeriesMildred Quintana
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005TV SeriesMildred Quintana
Copshop2004TV MovieMary Alice
King of the Corner2004Inez
The Handler2003TV SeriesDanielle Isabella
Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico2003VideoDoña Dolores / Woman #3 (voice)
Casa de los babys2003Señora Muñoz
The Guardian2003TV SeriesCaroline Novack
Strong Medicine2003TV SeriesLydia
Oz1997-2003TV SeriesSister Peter Marie Reimondo
Open House2003TV MovieLydia Fitch
American Family2002TV SeriesJuana
Piñero2001Miguel's Mother
Resurrection Blvd.2001TV Series
Buddy Faro2000TV Series
Blue Moon2000Maggie Cavallo
Carlo's Wake1999Angela Torello
The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds... It Leads1999TV MovieRita Kapkovic Landale
Resurrection1999TV MovieMimi
Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?1994-1999TV SeriesCarmen Sandiego
Slums of Beverly Hills1998Belle
The Spree1998TV MovieIrma Kelly
Touched by an Angel1997TV SeriesAmanda Revere
Murphy Brown1997TV SeriesDr. Nancy Goldman
The Magic School Bus1995TV SeriesDr. Carmina Skeledon
Angus1995Madame Rulenska
Women of the House1995TV SeriesRita Moreno
The Wharf Rat1995TV MovieMom
Best Defense1995TV MovieJudge Flores
The Cosby Mysteries1994-1995TV SeriesAngie Corea
Burke's Law1995TV SeriesJackie Lodge
Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective Edition1995Video GameCarmen Sandiego (voice)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1994TV SeriesElla Salvator
I Like It Like That1994Rosaria Linares
The Larry Sanders Show1994TV SeriesRita Moreno
The Nanny1994TV SeriesMiss Wickervich / Mrs. Stone
Italian Movie1993Isabella
Bonkers1993TV Series
Hearts Afire1993TV SeriesSenator Rhonda Hall
Raw Toonage1992TV Series
Age Isn't Everything1991Rita
Top of the Heap1991TV SeriesAlixandra Stone
Sesame Street1987-1990TV SeriesTeresa / Vocals on 'Women Can Be'
B.L. Stryker1989-1990TV SeriesKimberly Baskin
Miami Vice1989TV SeriesCongresswoman Madelyn Woods
Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Closed Set1988TV MovieJulie Forbes
The Golden Girls1987TV SeriesRenee Corliss
The Cosby Show1987TV SeriesMrs. Granger
The Love Boat1983TV SeriesGladys Gordon
Nine to Five1982-1983TV SeriesViolet Newstead
Portrait of a Showgirl1982TV MovieRosella DeLeon
American Playhouse1982TV SeriesWaitress
CBS Library1981TV Series
The Four Seasons1981Claudia Zimmer
Trapper John, M.D.1981TV SeriesLiz Boyce
Evita Peron1981TV MovieRenata Riguel
Happy Birthday, Gemini1980Lucille Pompi
The Rockford Files1978-1979TV SeriesRita Capkovic
Anatomy of a Seduction1979TV MovieNina
Bonkers!1979TV Series
The Boss' Son1978Esther Rose
The Rita Moreno Show1978TV MovieMarie Costanza
The Electric Company1971-1977TV SeriesCarmela The Director Pandora the Little Girl ...
Westside Medical1977TV SeriesLeonor Carbajal
Lanigan's Rabbi1977TV SeriesMillie Hillman
The Ritz1976Googie Gomez
On the Rocks1975-1976TV Series
Medical Center1974TV SeriesLydia
Dominic's Dream1974TV MovieAnita Bente
Hec Ramsey1973TV SeriesLina Ramirez
Carnal Knowledge1971Louise
Marlowe1969Dolores Gonzáles
The Night of the Following Day1968Blonde
Run for Your Life1967TV SeriesAnita
The Trials of O'Brien1965TV SeriesCaressa
Seaway1965TV SeriesAnnabelle
Burke's Law1963TV SeriesMargaret Cowls
Cry of Battle1963Sisa
Samar1962Woman Convict
Summer and Smoke1961Rosa Zacharias
West Side Story1961Anita
Adventures in Paradise1961TV SeriesInez Sanders
Michael Shayne1961TV SeriesMyra
Mga alamat ng sandaigdig1960Third Story
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1960TV SeriesChulita
Zorro1960TV SeriesChulita
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1960TV SeriesMaria Ferrari
Bourbon Street Beat1960TV SeriesManuela Ruiz
Operesyon Stragglers1960
Playhouse 901960TV SeriesRita
This Rebel Breed1960Lola Montalvo
Cimarron City1959TV SeriesElena Maria Obregon de Vega
The Millionaire1959TV SeriesAlicia Osante
Zane Grey Theater1959TV SeriesLinda
Trackdown1959TV SeriesTina
Tales of Wells Fargo1959TV SeriesLola Montez
General Electric Theater1953-1959TV SeriesPrincess Michal
The Fat Man: The Thirty-Two Friends of Gina Lardelli1959TV MovieGina Lardelli
Father Knows Best1958TV SeriesChanthini
Climax!1956-1958TV SeriesFrancesca / Denise Cardoza / Maria / ...
The Red Skelton Hour1958TV SeriesSenorita Delores
The Deerslayer1957Hetty Hutter
Matinee Theatre1957TV Series
The Vagabond King1956Huguette
The King and I1956Tuptim
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1956TV SeriesSonseeahray
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts1956Sandra Roberts
Seven Cities of Gold1955Ula
Garden of Evil1954Cantina Singer
Cavalcade of America1954TV Series
The Ford Television Theatre1954TV SeriesSerene Crane
The Yellow Tomahawk1954Honey Bear


Rio 22014performer: "Beautiful Creatures", "Batucada Familia"
Banda sonora2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Casa de los babys2003performer: "Duerme", "Quién Sera"
Oz2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Nanny1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Love Boat Fall Preview Special1983TV Movie performer: "Don't Rain On My Parade"
American Playhouse1982TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Boss' Son1978performer: "The Man That Got Away"
The Muppet Show1976TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ritz1976performer: "Everything's Coming Up Roses" - uncredited
The Jack Benny Program1963TV Series performer - 1 episode
West Side Story1961performer: "America" 1957, "Quintet" 1957, "A Boy Like That/I Have a Love" 1957 - uncredited
The Vagabond King1956performer: "Vive La You", "Huguette Waltz" uncredited, "Song of the Vagabonds" uncredited
The King and I1956"The Small House of Uncle Thomas" 1951, uncredited / performer: "We Kiss in a Shadow" 1951 - uncredited
Pagan Love Song1950performer: "The House of Singing Bamboo", "Here in Tahiti We Make Love" - uncredited


Actors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2016TV MovieHerself
The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Lifetime Achievement Award
TV Land Icon Awards 20162016TV MovieHerself
38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors2015TV SpecialHerself - Honoree
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHerself
PBS NewsHour2015TV SeriesHerself
The Latin Explosion: A New America2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Interviewee / Singer / Actor / ...
2015 Hispanic Heritage Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Host
Today1979-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Días de cine2015TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2015TV SeriesHerself
Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution2015TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women2014DocumentaryHerself - Interviewee
Marlon Brando, un acteur nommé désir2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Life Achivement Awardee
Storyline Online2014TV SeriesHerself
Latino Americans2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Secret Voices of Hollywood2013TV Movie documentaryHerself - Author, Rita Moreno: A Memoir
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Show People with Paul Wontorek2013TV SeriesHerself
Fox and Friends2013TV SeriesHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Morgan Freeman2011TV MovieHerself
The Hour2011TV SeriesHerself
Pioneers of Television2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby2009TV MovieHerself
Celebrity Habla2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
2009 Alma Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s2009Video documentaryHerself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's2009Video documentaryHerself
When Medicine Got It Wrong2009DocumentaryNarrator
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression2009Video documentaryHerself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing2009Video documentaryHerself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1950s: The Golden Era of the Musical2009Video documentaryHerself
American Masters2009TV Series documentaryHerself
The View from the Bay2008TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History2008Video documentaryHerself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Movies Rock2007TV MovieHerself
The Best of the Electric Company2006VideoHerself
The Electric Company's Greatest Hits & Bits2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Good Morning America2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
A Land Between Rivers2006DocumentaryNarrator
Best Ever Muppet Moments2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Voces2006TV Series documentaryHerself
The 100 Greatest Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo2005TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Happy to Be Nappy and Other Stories of Me2004TV Movie documentary voice
Beyond Borders: John Sayles in Mexico2003DocumentaryHerself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
West Side Memories2003Video documentaryHerself
The 75th Annual Academy Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner
The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema2002DocumentaryHerself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories2002TV Special documentaryHerself
2002 ALMA Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power2000TV Movie documentaryVarious
When It Was a Game 32000TV Movie documentaryPassage Narrator (voice)
The Remarkable Journey2000TV SeriesHerself
1999 ALMA Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The 42nd Annual New York Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
30th NAACP Image Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The Puerto Ricans: Our American Story1999DocumentaryHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert Wise1998TV Special documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998TV SeriesHerself - Guest
1998 ALMA Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
The 70th Annual Academy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner (uncredited)
Women: First and Foremost1997TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Biography1997TV Series documentaryHerself
1997 Hispanic Heritage Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies1996TV Movie documentaryHerself, presenter
Latin Nights1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Wheel of Fortune1995TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business1995DocumentaryHerself
Yul Brynner: The Man Who Was King1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl1994TV SpecialHerself
Planned Parenthood Benefit1991TV MovieHerself
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The $10,000 Pyramid1973-1991TV SeriesHerself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Sábado noche1988TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular1988TV SpecialHerself (1988)
The Geraldo Rivera Show1988TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Variety Club International All Star Party1987TV MovieHerself
The 59th Annual Academy Awards1987TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Big City Comedy1986Video documentaryHerself
The 39th Annual Tony Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Special Award to the N.Y. State Council on the Arts
Sunday Night Live1984TV MovieHerself - Mistress of Ceremonies (M.C.)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1964-1984TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1983TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
The Love Boat Fall Preview Special1983TV MovieHerself
Live from Her Majesty's1983TV SeriesHerself
The 25th Annual Grammy Awards1983TV SpecialHerself
The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards1983TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
The Merv Griffin Show1970-1982TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tom Cottle: Up Close1982TV SeriesHerself
Save the Cable Cars Telethon1982TV MovieHerself
Hour Magazine1982TV SeriesHerself
The 34th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1982TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Natalie - A Tribute to a Very Special Lady1982TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Shape of Things1982TV SeriesHerself
The John Davidson Show1981TV SeriesHerself - Guest
To Tell the Truth1980TV SeriesHerself - Panelist (1980)
Horas doradas1980TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
3-2-1 Contact1980TV SeriesHerself
The American Movie Awards1980TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Over Easy1979TV SeriesHerself
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1979TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
The Mike Douglas Show1975-1979TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Herself - Guest / Actress / ...
The Muppets Go Hollywood1979TV SpecialHerself - Host
Dinah!1975-1979TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Bonkers!1979TV SeriesHerself
Live Wednesday1978TV SeriesHerself
The Cheap Show1978TV SeriesHerself
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series
The Hollywood Squares1976-1978TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Panelist
America 2-Night1978TV SeriesHerself
The 50th Annual Academy Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Paul Ryan Show1977TV SeriesHerself
To Say the Least1977TV SeriesHerself
Shoot for the Stars1977TV SeriesHerself
The 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards1977TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
Sha Na Na1977TV SeriesHerself
Arena1976TV Series documentaryHerself
The Captain and Tennille1976TV SeriesHerself
The Muppet Show1976TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest Star
The Carol Burnett Show1976TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Match Game PM1975TV SeriesPanelist
Blankety Blanks1975TV SeriesHerself
The 29th Annual Tony Awards1975TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Play
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood1975TV SeriesHerself
Out to Lunch1974TV MovieHerself / Divorce Woman / Posy / ...
The Voice of La Raza1972DocumentaryHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1956-1970TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Anita / Herself
The Joan Rivers Show1969TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Personality1969TV SeriesGame Celebrity
The Match Game1965-1969TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
Password All-Stars1964TV SeriesHerself
A World of Stars1963TV MovieHerself
Hello World!1963TV MovieHerself
The 35th Annual Academy Awards1963TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Andy Williams Show1962-1963TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Jack Benny Program1963TV SeriesHerself / Rosalita
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1962TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The 34th Annual Academy Awards1962TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHerself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1961TV SeriesHerself - Guest
About Faces1960TV SeriesHerself
Lux Video Theatre1954TV SeriesHerself - Intermission Guest

Archive Footage

Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals2016TV MovieHerself / Anita (speaking in 2013)
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Michael Grade's Stars of the Musical Theatre2014TV Movie documentary
Banda sonora2012TV SeriesAnita
Hispanic Youth Showcase 25th Anniversary2011TV MovieHerself
Hispanic Youth Showcase 20102010TV MovieHerself
Hispanic Youth Showcase 20092009TV MovieHerself
Hispanic Youth Showcase 20082008TV SpecialHerself
Corazón de...2005TV SeriesAnita
Broadway: The American Musical2004TV Mini-Series documentaryAnita
What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of 'Singin' in the Rain'2002Video documentary shortZelda Zanders (uncredited)
Bourne to Dance2001TV Movie documentary
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 21999TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years1986TV MovieHerself
Henson's Place1984TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Of Muppets and Men: The Making of 'The Muppet Show'1981TV Movie documentaryHerself
America at the Movies1976DocumentaryAnita


Won Awards

2015OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesJane the Virgin (2014)
2014Life Achievement AwardScreen Actors Guild Awards
2005Lifetime Achievement AwardCalifornia Independent Film Festival
2004Lifetime Achievement AwardLos Angeles Latino International Film Festival
2002ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television SeriesOz (1997)
2000Lifetime Achievement AwardWine Country Film Festival
1999ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
1998ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
1998Lifetime Achievement AwardALMA Awards
1997CableACECableACE AwardsActress in a Dramatic SeriesOz (1997)
1997Lifetime Achievement AwardNosotros Golden Eagle Awards
1996Muse AwardNew York Women in Film & Television
1995Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureAwarded on July 20, 1995 at 7080 Hollywood Blvd.
1994Special Achievement AwardRetirement Research Foundation, USAFor significantly enhancing media images of older women through her celebrated career.
1978Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy SeriesThe Rockford Files (1974)
1977Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or MusicThe Muppet Show (1976)
1973GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Recording for Children
1962OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleWest Side Story (1961)
1962Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting ActressWest Side Story (1961)
1962Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Female Supporting PerformanceWest Side Story (1961)

Nominated Awards

2012Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Actress/TelevisionHappily Divorced (2011)
2003Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
2001ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television SeriesOz (1997)
2000ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
1999ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Feature Film in a Crossover RoleSlums of Beverly Hills (1998)
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Cable SeriesOz (1997)
1999Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, DramaOz (1997)
1998OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Cable SeriesOz (1997)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWhere on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? (1994)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWhere on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? (1994)
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWhere on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? (1994)
1983Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical9 to 5 (1982)
1983Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series9 to 5 (1982)
1982Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a SpecialPortrait of a Showgirl (1982)
1982Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in Children's ProgrammingCBS Library (1979)
1979Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesThe Rockford Files (1974)
1977Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalThe Ritz (1976)
1977BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest ActressThe Ritz (1976)
1975Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or MusicOut to Lunch (1974)
1962GrammyGrammy AwardsAlbum of the YearWest Side Story (1961)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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