Chita Rivera

Actress, dancer, singer

Chita Rivera (born January 23, 1933) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is best known for her roles in musical theater. She is the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American [1] to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award (December 2002). She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.[2]

Chita Rivera
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Rivera in 2009
Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero

(1933-01-23) January 23, 1933 (age 87)
OccupationActress, dancer, singer
Years active1950–present
Spouse(s)Tony Mordente (m. 1957)


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