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- Rosita Dolores Alverio
- Puerto Rico
Rita Moreno was born on 11th December 1931 in Puerto Rico and her real name is Rosita Dolores Aleverio. She is one of the few Hispanic people to win an Oscar and an Emmy and she moved to New York City at the age of six with her mother where she began her professional career when she was a teenager.But her earliest film came on board like Singing In The Rain, Father Knows Best and The King And I.But her breakthrough career came in 1961 was in the hit film musical West Side Story.But she cites Citizen Kane as her favourite film but more movie appearances came on board such as Carnal Knowledge as well as appearing in the children's TV series The Electric Company in which she won an Tony Award.