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Rita Hayworth

American actress, dancer and director

Margarita Carmen Cansino, usually called Rita Hayworth (October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987), was an American actress of Spanish and Irish origin who became famous as the greatest sex symbol of the 1940s.

Rita Hayworth
Rita Hayworth 1942.jpg
Promoting a scrap metal drive during World War II
Born
Margarita Carmen Cansino

October 17, 1918
DiedMay 14, 1987(1987-05-14) (aged 68)
The San Remo, Manhattan, New York City, USA
Cause of deathAlzheimer's disease
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress, dancer
Years active1926-1972
Spouse(s)Edward C. Judson
(m. 1937-1943, divorced)
Orson Welles
(m. 1943-1948, divorced)
Prince Aly Khan
(m. 1949-1953, divorced)
Dick Haymes
(m. 1953-1955, divorced)
James Hill
(m. 1958-1961, divorced)
ChildrenRebecca Welles (dead)
Yasmin Aga Khan
Parent(s)Eduardo Cansino, Sr.
Volga Hayworth
RelativesEduardo Cansino, Jr.
(brother, dead)
Richard Cansino (nephew)

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