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Rita Hayworth

Film Actress / Film Producer / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Model (person) | * 10/17/1918 († 68, 05/14/1987) | Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) was an American actress and dancer. She achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era's top stars, appearing in 61 films over 37 years. The press coined the term "The Love Goddess" to describe Hayworth after she had become the most glamorous screen idol of the 1940s. She was the top pin-up girl for GIs during World War II. Hayworth is perhaps best known for her performance in the 1946 film noir Gilda, opposite Glenn Ford, in which she played the femme fatale in her first major dramatic role. Fred Astaire, with whom she made two films, once called her his favorite dance partner. Her greatest success was in the Technicolor musical Cover Girl (1944), with Gene Kelly. She is listed as one of the top 25 female motion picture stars of all time in the American Film Institute's survey, AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars. In 1980, Hayworth was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which contributed to her death at age 68. The public disclosure and discussion of her illness drew attention to Alzhe... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Rita Hayworth

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama

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Movies with Rita Hayworth as Actress(76)

as Herself (archive footage)2018 The Eyes of Orson Welles
as Herself (Archive Footage, Uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Miss Sadie Thompson (archive footage)2015 3-D Rarities
as (archive footage)2003 Rita
as Herself (archive footage)2002 Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer
as Señora De La Plata1972 The Wrath of God
as Mrs. Golden1970 The Naked Zoo
as Mara1970 Road to Salina
as Martha1968 The Bastard
as Caterina1967 The Rover
as Monique Marko1966 Poppies Are Also Flowers
as Rosalie Kelly1965 The Money Trap
as Lili Alfredo1964 Circus World
as Eve Lewis1962 The Happy Thieves
as Josephine Brown / Jo Morris1959 The Story on Page One
as Adelaide Geary1959 They Came to Cordura
as Ann Shankland1958 Separate Tables
as Vera Simpson1957 Pal Joey
as Irena1957 Fire Down Below
as herself1954 Champagne Safari
as Sadie Thompson1953 Miss Sadie Thompson
as Princess Salome1953 Salome
as Chris Emery1952 Affair in Trinidad
as Carmen1948 The Loves of Carmen
as Elsa Bannister1947 The Lady from Shanghai
as Terpsichore / Kitty Pendleton1947 Down to Earth
as Gilda Mundson Farrell1946 Gilda
as Rosalind Bruce1945 Tonight and Every Night
as Rusty Parker / Maribelle Hicks (flashback sequence)1944 Cover Girl
as herself1943 Show-Business at War
as Sally Elliott1942 My Gal Sal
as Ethel Halloway1942 Tales of Manhattan
as Maria Acuña1942 You Were Never Lovelier
as Virginia Brush1941 The Strawberry Blonde
as Sheila Winthrop1941 You'll Never Get Rich
as Irene Malcolm1941 Affectionately Yours
as Dona Sol1941 Blood and Sand
as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)1941 Breakdowns of 1941
as Nina Barona1940 Angels Over Broadway
as Natalie Roguin1940 The Lady in Question
as Patricia O'Malley1940 Music in My Heart
as Leonora Stubbs1940 Susan and God
as Joan Forrester,1940 Blondie on a Budget
as J.G. Bliss1939 Homicide Bureau
as Judy MacPherson1939 Only Angels Have Wings
as Jerry Wheeler1938 Convicted
as Marcia Adams1938 Juvenile Court
as Mary - Ketterling's Secretary (uncredited)1938 There's Always a Woman
as Gail Preston1938 Who Killed Gail Preston?
as Patricia Lane1938 Special Inspector
as Judith Alvarez1938 The Renegade Ranger
as Sue Collins1937 Girls Can Play
as Betty Morgan1937 Paid to Dance
as Mary Gillespie1937 The Shadow
as Rita Owens1937 Criminals of the Air
as Betty Holland1937 The Game That Kills
as Angela Gonzales as Rita Cansino1937 Old Louisiana
as Rita1937 Hit the Saddle
as Dinner Guest's Girl Friend (uncredited)1937 Life Begins with Love
as Carmen Serano1937 Trouble In Texas
as Specialty Dancer (uncredited)1936 Dancing Pirate
as Paula Castillo1936 Rebellion
as Carmen Zoro1936 Human Cargo
as Maria Maringola1936 Meet Nero Wolfe
as Dolores1935 Hi, Gaucho!
as Dancer1935 Dante's Inferno
as Gypsy Dancer (uncredited)1935 Professional Soldier
as Tamara Petrovitch1935 Paddy O'Day
as Carmen1935 Under the Pampas Moon
as Extra (uncredited)1934 Cruz Diablo
as Herself (uncredited)1926 La Fiesta

TV Shows/Series with Rita Hayworth as Actress(3)

Movies with Rita Hayworth as Crew(2)

Production/Producer1962 The Happy Thieves
Production/Producer1953 Salome

Born: Thursday, 10/17 1918 (October) in New York City
Died: Thursday, 05/14 1987 (May) in Upper West Side (aged: 68)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Orson Welles, Prince Aly Khan, Dick Haymes, James Hill, Edward C. Judson
Children: Yasmin Aga Khan, Rebecca Welles
Siblings: Eduardo Cansino, Jr., Vernon Cansino
Father: Eduardo Cansino, Sr.
Mother: Volga Hayworth
Related to: Vinton Hayworth
Other names for Rita Hayworth (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"The Love Goddess"
"Rita Cansino"
"Margarita Carmen Cansino"
"Рита Хэйворт"
Rita Hayworth frequently works together with these people:
Orson Welles (9x, Actor)
Viola Lawrence (9x, Crew)
Jean Louis (8x, Crew)
Glenn Ford (7x, Actor)
Charles Quigley (6x, Actor)
Dick Curtis (6x, Actor)
John Tyrrell (6x, Actor)
Ben Hecht (6x, Crew)
Hermes Pan (6x, Crew)
Morris Stoloff (6x, Crew)
Vincent Price (3x, Actor)
Jerry Lewis (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10598, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 12/23/2019