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  "The Importance of Osteoporosis Testing", by award-winning actress Rita Moreno - DrDonnica.com - The First Name in ...
Rita Moreno:  “It’s very important that the 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.” 
Miss Moreno admits that she thought she was protected from this condition because of her years of dance and physical activity.
Rita Moreno: “Bone density tests are the most important thing for a woman who is reaching or into menopause.  It’s vitally important that she get measured and find out what her bone health is about”.
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  Rita Moreno
Moreno (born Rosita Dolores Alverío) moved with her mother to New York City at the age of five.
Moreno appeared in '' Singin' in the Rain '' (1952), '' The King and I '' (1956), and '' Carnal Knowledge '' in (1971).
It has been considered by many that one of Moreno's main contributions to the Hispanic community in Hollywood has been her ability to transcend what some have viewed as the historically discriminatory practices of Hollywood and set a precedent for Hispanic actors to be recognized by talent rather than ethnicity.
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 Valerie Theatre Company - Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno is one of the few female performers to have won all four of the most prestigious show business awards: the Oscar, the Emmy, the Grammy and the Tony.
Rita Moreno was born Rosa Delores Alverio in Humacao, a small town near the famous rain forest in Puerto Rico.
Rita Moreno has appeared in regional theatre in such diverse roles as; Lola in Damn Yankees, Anne Sullivan in Miracle Worker, Doris in The Owl and the Pussycat, and as Charlotte in the Pinero farce The Magistrate.
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 Rita Moreno at AllExperts
Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico) is an Academy Award-winning and the first and only Hispanic actress in history (as well as one of only nine people) to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award.
Moreno went on to be the second actor, and the first Hispanic, to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an (Oscar as mentioned), and a Tony.
Perhaps Moreno's main contribution to the Hispanic community has been her ability to transcend what some have viewed as the widespread discriminatory practices of Hollywood; she has, no doubt, set a precedent for Hispanic actors to be recognized by talent, rather than ethnicity.
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  Rita Moreno - Music Downloads - Online
Rita Moreno made her professional debut on Broadway at the age of 13.
In 1955 Rita Moreno decided to leave MGM and singed a contract with Fox in hopes that the roles would be different.
Things began to change for Rita Moreno when she was cast as Tuptim, the Asian princess in The King and I. In 1957 Fox lapsed Rita Moreno's contract and discouraged her from acting.
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 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno is giving a master class in the finer points of holding and sharing a stage at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
The aerial opera and Moreno's light touch work beautifully to defuse some of the obvious -- even catty -- connections McNally is making between Bellini's heroine, watching her beloved marry another woman, and Callas' affair with Aristotle Onassis (he drags in "Medea," too, to underline the point).
Moreno infuses her reminiscence of a passionate Callas and crassly bullying Onassis with a wistful immediacy that cuts and leavens the still- sharp anger.
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 Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno is the only female performer to have won all four of the most prestigious show business awards: the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony and the Grammy.
Moreno was born Rosa Dolores Alverio in Humacao, a small town near the famous rain forest of Puerto Rico.
Rita Moreno is married to Leonard Gordon, a physician.
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 Y el Premio Gabi es para... : Honor a la excelencia de Rita Moreno - Festival Internacional de Cine Latino de Los ...
Rita Moreno es la única latina que ha ganado el Oscar en la categoría de actuación.
Rita Moreno nació con el nombre de Rosa Dolores Alverio en Humacao, Puerto Rico.
Moreno detalló que en fechas actuales protagoniza una obra de teatro en Brooklyn.
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 CMT.com : Rita Moreno : Biography
A Broadway singer and actress, Rita Moreno was frequently cast in the Latin girl roles, striving to become an important actress like her actress-idol, Lana Turner.
In 1955 Rita Moreno decided to leave MGM and singed a contract with Fox in hopes that the roles would be different.
Things began to change for Rita Moreno when she was cast as Tuptim, the Asian princess in The King and I. In 1957 Fox lapsed Rita Moreno's contract and discouraged her from acting.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/moreno_rita/bio.jhtml   (695 words)

  
 AARP - Segunda Juventud - Entertainment - Melting the Lens
Moreno's Berkeley, California, den is one of the few places in the world where an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony, two Emmys, as well as a slew of other awards, reside together.
Moreno adored her role in the series, partly because it was different from any role she had played before.
Moreno and Leonard Gordon, a medical doctor and her husband of 38 years, moved to Berkeley five years ago from Los Angeles, to be closer to their beloved only daughter, Fernanda.
www.aarpsegundajuventud.org /english/entertainment/2003-oct/rita.htm   (1574 words)

  
 Episode 105: Rita Moreno - Muppet Wiki - a Wikia wiki
Rita's rendition of "Fever" is ruined by Animal's bursts of percussion; she smashes his head between cymbals.
Rita Moreno won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music for her work on this episode of The Muppet Show.
When aired on Nickelodeon, Rita's opening number is replaced with her closing number, "Fever." Subsequently, part of the first backstage scene is cut, as is the part of the last backstage scene where Kermit called Floyd and Animal on-stage for the closing number.
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 Rita Moreno News
Next week, the incomparable entertainer Rita Moreno is set to treat audiences who attend her show at Cafe Carlyle to something the living legend says she hasn't done in years.
El Pasoans who were entranced by Rita Moreno in her Oscar-winning role as Anita in 1961's "West Side Story" had the chance to meet the star and hear her speak about aging today during a community meeting hosted...
Rita Moreno is an American treasure so celebrate her 75th birthday watching some song and dance.
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 Rita Moreno
Touted as "the incomparable Rita Moreno," Rosa Dolores Alverio was born in Puerto Rico and moved to New York at the age of five.
Moreno’s set was an eclectic mix of material, some of which did not seem particularly well-suited to her talents.
Moreno recounted a few stories, but revealed not nearly enough about what her years as a performer have been like.
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 Rita Moreno Photos - Rita Moreno News - Rita Moreno Information
Rita Moreno, originally named Rosita Dolores Alverio, was born on December 11, 1931.
Rita: I am Latin and know what it is to feel alone and ignored because you are different.
Rita: (about osteoporosis) It 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.
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 Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico) is an actress who has achieved fame both in Hollywood and Broadway.
Moreno was the second person in history to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award, the first and only Hispanic entertainer to have done so.
Rita Moreno's real contribution has been her ability to transcend the discriminatory practices of Hollywood and set a precedent for hispanic actors to be recognized by talent rather than ethnicity.
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 Rita Moreno Biography - Biography.com
Throughout her career, Moreno has broken new ground for Latinos in the field of entertainment.
Moreno is perhaps best known for her work in West Side Story (1961), a modern musical inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Moreno again impressed critics with her turn as a no-nonsense nun on the cable television series Oz from 1997 to 2003.
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 Stage, film and television star Rita Moreno comes to UNCP
The only woman to win an Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Oscar, Rita Moreno, spoke March 11 at the Givens Performing Arts Center as part of UNC Pembroke's Distinguished Speaker Series.
Moreno began with the story of how her mom wanted her to have a better life than she had, so she brought Moreno to the U.S. from Puerto Rico.
Moreno has played a variety of roles, breaking the mold of the stereotypical Latino roles that she portrayed in her early years.
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 Rita Moreno personal appearances, rita moreno
Rita Moreno is one of a select group of performers to have won all four of the most prestigious show business awards, The Oscar, The Emmy, The Tony and The Grammy.
Moreno has appeared in regional theatre in such diverse roles as Lola in Damn Yankees, Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker, Doris in The Owl and the Pussycat, Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie and Mama Rose in Gypsy.
It may be said that Rita Moreno, in portraying an Irish teacher, an Italian widow, a reformed prostitute, a lady evangelist, an English lady and a southern belle has broken the mold of Latino stereotyping.
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 Rita Moreno — FactMonster.com
Moreno first appeared in film at the age of fourteen, in
Moreno was the first actress to bag an Oscar, an
The King and I (1956) - Starring Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Martin Benson, Rita Moreno, Terry Saunders
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 Rita Moreno Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Lauren Velez, Jon Seda, Rita Moreno, Griffin Dunne, Thomas Melly, Desiree Casado, Isaiah Garcia, Jesse Borrego, Lisa Vidal, Vincent Laresca.
Starring Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno, B D Wong, Harold Perrineau, Eamonn Walker.
Starring Alan Arkin, Rita Moreno, Miguel Alejandro, Reuben Figueroa, John Harkins, Joan Tompkins, Anthony Holland, Antonia Rey, Judith Lowry.
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 Rita Moreno: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Rita Moreno marks the Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscar-winning star's debut as a solo artist.
As always, Moreno's voice is in fine form, especially on "Guess Who I Saw Today?," "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You," and "If Swing Goes, I Go Too." Even though it's taken her this long to release a solo album, Rita Moreno is worth the wait.… More »
As always, Moreno's voice is in fine form, especially on "Guess Who I Saw Today?," "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You," and "If Swing Goes, I Go Too." Even though it's taken her this long to release a solo album, Rita Moreno is worth the wait.
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 Rita Moreno - Music - Review - New York Times
Moreno isn’t “younger than springtime,” she is a brisk September afternoon after a cold front has ushered in fresh air and bright sunshine.
Moreno’s inner clown poised to shatter the decorum.
Moreno played Norma Desmond in a 1996 London production, and if her interpretation is an indication of how she inhabited the role, her Norma was no gorgon but a sane, approachable show business veteran.
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 A wonderful party with the ageless Rita Moreno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Rita Moreno was a stagestruck teenager in the late 1940s; nowadays, as she brilliantly demonstrated Wednesday evening at the Plush Room, she's still stagestruck, still puts on an astonishing, mesmerizing song and stage show -- and still loves the spotlight.
Moreno's audience is drawn from her Broadway stage decades, from nightclub- show fans, moviegoers, TV viewers, record buyers -- alas, mostly older folks, although 21st century stagestruck youngsters could learn a lot by watching a pro like Moreno.
This was Moreno at her most romantic, sentimental best -- and though she claimed to have a cold coming on, her voice sounded particularly fine on this segment.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2001/08/24/DD20807.DTL   (527 words)

  
 Muppet Central Guides - The Muppet Show: Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno won an Emmy for her performance on the show.
Rita Moreno was the first performer to win an Oscar, a Tony, a Grammy, and an Emmy.
Rita hits on him and when rejected, she picks a fight with him.
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 Playbill News: Rita Moreno Begins Carlyle Engagement Jan. 16
Moreno, whose new show is titled "Little Tributes," will play the intimate nightclub through Feb. 10.
A native of Humacao, Puerto Rico, Rita Moreno won the Academy Award for her role as Anita in the film version of West Side Story.
She earned a Best Featured Actress in a Play Tony for her work in Broadway's The Ritz and nabbed two Emmys: one for a guest appearance on "The Muppet Show" and another for a stint on "The Rockford Files." She was awarded the Grammy for her performance on "The Electric Company" album for children.
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 Rita Moreno (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
American actress Rita Moreno has managed to have a thriving career for...
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